Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation
Between Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe

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Our goals, news and track record

The CAAST-Net Plus network is a hub of activity. We conduct policy research, organise multi-stakeholder events, and support the partnering efforts of European and African researchers and innovators to address global societal challenges. In this section we share regular updates about our activities, analysis, and progress.

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CAAST-Net Plus’s Contribution Towards Strengthening EU-Africa Capacities and Collaborations for Climate Change Research
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CAAST-Net Plus’s Contribution Towards Strengthening EU-Africa Capacities and Collaborations for Climate Change Research

This document provides a summary of outputs, outcomes and next steps of the work of the CAAST-Net Plus consortium on climate change research collaborations, including the main recommendations for policy and programming and how it relates to the Africa-Europe High Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation (HLPD) priority on climate change and sustainable energy. [Image credit: CAAST-Net Plus]

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 Knowledge Management and Communication in Food Security and Agriculture to be Discussed in Spain
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Knowledge Management and Communication in Food Security and Agriculture to be Discussed in Spain

Representatives from research centres, farmer organisations, agricultural companies, universities, start ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be attending the fourth CAAST-Net Plus workshop on the Knowledge Management and Communication and Communication System (KMCS) Initiative. [Image credit: Flickr, CIRFOR]

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Addressing Climate Change Challenges Collaboratively
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Addressing Climate Change Challenges Collaboratively

A seminar hosted by CAAST-Net Plus partner UNEP-DTU Partnership, attracted close to 40 representatives from commerce and policy to unpack the crucial role of Africa-Europe collaboration in climate change challenges. [Image credit: UNEP-DTU Partnership]

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South Africa to Host Next RFI Workshops
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South Africa to Host Next RFI Workshops

The Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) report writing workshop and the information workshop will take place in Cape Town and Pretoria respectively, from 2-4 October 2017. [Image credit: Flickr, World Bank]

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Panel Discussion on the Next Steps for Africa-EU STI Cooperation
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Panel Discussion on the Next Steps for Africa-EU STI Cooperation

CAAST-Net Plus partner UNEP DTU Partnership is organising an event that aims to discuss the current affairs of the Europe-Africa cooperation in science, technology and innovation (STI) cooperation, especially in the fields of climate change, health, and food and nutrition security. [Image credit: Flickr, EC DG ECHO]

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Published: CAAST-Net Plus Book
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Published: CAAST-Net Plus Book

CAAST-Net Plus partners put together a publication entitled 'Africa-Europe Cooperation in Research and Innovation. Global Challenges, Bi-Regional Responses'. [Image credit: CAAST-Net Plus]

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RFI Implementation Underway in Senegal
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RFI Implementation Underway in Senegal

CAAST-Net Plus partners will be holding an implementation workshop for the Research Fairness Initiative (RFI), a system that promotes and validates fair collaborations in health research and innovation by encouraging institutions to self-report on their policies and practices. [CAAST-Net Plus]

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CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement 311806
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