ICP Funding Programmes

Thuthuka

Background

Institutional Capacity Development

BackgroundThe ICD research programme seeks to support basic research that aligns to government's programme of action. A distinguishing feature of the ICD research grants is its focus on developing "niches" of research excellence in relation to specific and specialized research themes around which a team of researchers concentrates its research effort. The ICD grant seeks to pursue this through forged intra- and inter-institutional collaboration among its researchers locally and internationally. ObjectivesSpecifically, the objectives of the ICD research grant are to: