Strengthening Africa-EU collaboration in research and innovation (R&I), and providing equitable access to research funding for applicants from across Africa and Europe.
The EU and the African Union (AU) are working on short-, medium-, and long-term Research and Innovation (R&I) activities to address the human health impacts and the more far reaching socio-economic effects of COVID-19. These can be presented in four groups:
- Public health
- Green transition (food, climate change and energy)
- Innovation and technology
- Capacities for science
The total amount allocated to Research & Innovation cooperation with Africa in Horizon 2020 is EUR 860 mn.
1400 African researchers from 43 different countries have been involved in the MSCA, which account for more than 240 participations of 164 different African organisations.
The Council considers that the EU should reinforce its strategic focus, presence and actions in the Indo-Pacific with the aim of contributing to the stability, security, prosperity and sustainable development of the region...
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