Master’s and doctoral students conducting research on sustainable energy, climate change and environment in African universities can apply before May 6, 2021, and benefit, if selected, from a world-class mentorship.
Implemented by the International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa), a UNEP-accredited NGO, the Mentoring for Research Programme (MRP) is an online multidisciplinary capacity-building and technical assistance initiative, aimed at accelerating clean energy transition and enhancing climate resilience in Africa.
MRP establishes structured technical and thematic mentoring relationships between students in African universities and experienced researchers and professionals (mentors) in leading institutions and organisations such as Harvard University, Chatham House, EU Joint Research Centre, University College London, McGill University, University of British Columbia, University of Waterloo…
Since its inception in 2017, 144 experts (mentors) from 42 countries across the globe have mentored 111 (36 masters and 75 PhD) students on their research projects in 57 universities across 20 African countries, to generate new and indigenous knowledge for policy and practice on various topics of sustainable energy, environment and climate change.
More information: Call for applications