Grant 'South-Africa-Flanders Climate Change Adaptation Research and Training Partnership', 2019

Project: South-Africa - Flanders Climate Change Adaptation Research and Training partnership: building the adaptation knowledge and capacity base

Beneficiary: African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) 

Amount: 2 198 505 euro

Duration: 2020

Strengthening the capacity of South African society in the field of climate adaptation by training young people, especially from disadvantaged groups, at university level. The project provides 19 research grants for Masters students, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. The research projects must focus on specific needs of communities, farmers, entrepreneurs, NGOs and local governments and must formulate answers to policy questions from the national government.

The project organizes specific short courses on climate adaptation and climate-related research for a wide audience.