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Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation

"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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NCRST/SGCI Funding Opportunities

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07 Aug 2020

Call Closing Date

04 Sep 2020

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The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST), within the framework of the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) invites interested applicants to submit proposals in the following areas:

  • Emerging Technologies and Development, focusing on Biotechnology and Food Security
  • Emerging Technologies and Development, with a focus on Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Sustainable Economies and Societies, with a focus on water management and drought mitigation - minimizing water losses.


Joint Collaborative Research call in the following area:

  • Sustainable Economies and Societies, with a focus on Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) - Namibia and Mozambique


How to apply


Register via NCRST online registration portal for the Research CallUpon registration, application documents will become available for download.

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