What’s happening in Sci4Dev this week? 15/06/2018

15 June, 2018

News & Announcements

  • The Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) research programme, jointly-funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC, formally came to a close last night following their finale event in London celebrating the programme’s achievements and exploring implications for the future of funding, research and policy
  • DFID and the FCO will be working closely with the DCMS following the launch of tech hubs in Brazil and South Africa to drive international growth
  • The Independent Commission for Aid Impact, ICAI, published an approach paper reviewing the UK’s International Climate Finance contribution to supporting low-carbon development
  • Science Minister Sam Gyimah launched the UK’s chairing of the international innovation network ‘EUREKA’ to lead the international hunt for life-changing innovations
  • Ugandan software engineer, Brian Gitta, won the 2018 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. This prestigious award, founded by the Royal Academy of Engineering and supported by GCRF, awards African engineers using their skills to address local challenges


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