LIRA 2030 is a five-year programme aimed at early career African scientists and implemented in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), that aims to generate solutions-oriented knowledge required to address complex sustainability challenges in Africa and to increase participation of the African scientific community in the global research programmes Future Earth, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, and Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment.
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LIRA 2030 training workshop
As part of the ongoing LIRA 2030 project, successful pre-proposal applicants are invited to attend a 5-day training event on integrated research. This training aims to strengthen scientific capacity to undertake this form of research, to enable researchers to build meaningful inter- and trans-disciplinary projects, to support the development of full proposals and to strengthen science communication skills.