COMSTECH-ISESCO Joint Research Grants Program

Currently this program is not active

COMSTECH-ISESCO Joint Research Grants Program was announced in May 2005 and eighteen successful applicants in the fields of Agricultural Biotechnology, Health Biotechnology, Frontier Areas of Science and Technology, Engineering Sciences, and Medicinal Plants were awarded grants during 2005-2007. This programme continued intermittently until 2011. COMSTECH-ISESCO managed to implement almost all of the activities listed in the previous joint agreements. This important program has supported 23 research projects in 15 member states of the OIC. The countries supported under this programme include Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Egypt, Gambia, Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Sudan, Togo and Tunisia. The funds provided amount to US$227,745 so far, and country-wise distribution of the grants is as follows:

Table 6. COMSTECH-ISESCO Grants from 2005-2011

S. No.Country GranteesNo. of GrantsYearGrant in US$
 Burkina Faso012006-0710,000
Total23 227,745
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