Archived Activities

1.  Activities of the AGNES Governing Board in 2016

Activities of the AGNES Governing Board in 2016 (updated: May 2017)

AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers 2016:  the Call opened in February 2016 and closed on 10 May 2016. At a Selection meeting in July 2016 held in Cape Town, 17 postgraduate applicants were earmarked for the Grant. Many of the grantees have completed their research visits by April 2017.

AGNES Grants for Junior Researchers 2016: the Call opened in June and closed in September 2016; At the Selection meeting in December 2016 in Benin, 15 recently graduated postdocs were selected to receive the Grant. The Grants were sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, TWAS and BMBF.

AGNES Governing Board Meeting took place in Ouidah, Benin in December 2016. A Board of Trustees was elected: Prof. Remi Sonaiya (Linguist & Politician); Prof. Alexander Ferrein (Robotics); Prof. D. Simo (Germanistic); Prof. Romain Glele Kakaï (Biomathematics); Prof. Christa Rautenbach (Law); and Prof. Tsige Gebre-Mariam (Pharmacy).

The AGNES Governing Board elections took place in Benin in December 2016. The elected Governing Board is: Dr Heather G. Marco (Chair/President), Prof. Jens Gebauer (Vice-Chair/Vice-President) and Prof. O. Clement Adebooye (Secretary).

AGNES representation at Humboldt Kollegs around the continent: e.g. in Cameroon, (April 2016), Kenya (April 2016), Benin (December 2016).

AGNES BOARD ACTIVITIES 2015 / 2016 (updated: June 2016)

 

2.  Activities of the AGNES Governing Board in 2015

 

3.  Activities of the new AGNES Governing Board in 2014

 

4.  Activities of the AGNES Acting Steering Committee during 2013

 
 

6.  Activities of the AGNES Acting Steering Committee during 2012

  1. promoting regional networking and professional exchange between excellent scientists and scholars in sub-Saharan Africa and their cooperation partners in Germany;
  2. introducing young researchers to the Alexander von Humboldt Network and to Germany as a research destination;
  3. participating in the ongoing discourse on the expansion of scientific and academic capacities, including the role of research and innovation for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa.