Angola: Nation, South Africa Fund Joint Scientific Research Project

Luanda — The Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) and the Department of Science and Technology of South Africa will fund joint research projects in the areas of bio-sciences, environment and climate change, including oceanography, information technology and communication, material sciences, system of traditional knowledge and mathematics.

According to a press note from that organ, that ANGOP had access to, such research fall in fulfilling of the Action Plan for Scientific and Technological Coperation between the two countries, with a collection of applications for funding projects from November 16, 2012 to February 16, 2013.

According to the source investigations come in the wake of the 2nd Joint Workshop on the implementation of the plan of cooperation between the States, which Angola participated with a delegation from the Ministry of Science and Technology and Researchers, held in October 2012, in the city of Cape Town (South Africa).

Note that the above Workshop served to exchange experiences and preparation for the launch of 2nd edition set to fund scientific research projects between the two countries.

As a result, were identified for this 2nd edition the following areas for project funding in the areas of biosciences, environment and climate change including oceanography, information technology and communication, materials science, traditional knowledge system and mathematics.

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