Cambridge-Africa Programme: 58 institutions, 26 countries, and growing

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A 'matchmaking' programme teams up Cambridge and African researchers, making expertise available to support Africans working in Africa.Read more 

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Vice-Chancellor says young African talent will set science agenda

Better higher education could help the continent solve many of its problems

Africa needs to fuse local policies with global efforts on scientific collaboration. Read more 


Of cabbages and cows: increasing agricultural yields in Africa

CAPREx projects featured in Cambridge University 'Africa' Spotlight

How a better understanding of viruses, parasites and the spread of disease can pave the way to improving agricultural yieldsRead more 

CAmbridge and Africa

Celebrating Cambridge-Africa partnerships

Cambridge Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional and International Affairs writes...

We celebrate some of the partnerships that have made Cambridge one of the world’s leading universities for engaging with/supporting African research.Read more 

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The Iron Lady and the paradox of treating anaemia

Cambridge's Dora Pereira discusses the trial of a new iron supplement in The Gambia

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Multiplier effect: the African PhD students in Cambridge who will grow African research

Taskeen Adam and Richmond Juvenile Ehwi are part of a PhD programme that’s enrolling five African st...

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Battle to have a baby: pre-eclampsia in Africa

Professor Ashley Moffett, Department of Pathology (Cambridge) and Dr Annettee Nakimuli, Uganda Virus...

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The CAMBRIDGE-AFRICA Programme aims to strengthen Africa's own capacity for a sustainable research and mentoring culture, by supporting talented individuals who will make this long-term goal a reality. The Programme emerged in 2008 and covers a range of initiatives across subject areas. Cambridge-Africa is now supporting African researchers working on African priorities in Africa, in partnership with Cambridge researchers. Read more

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