COMSTECH-ISESCO Joint Research Grants Program

Currently this program is suspended

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 Grantees

No. of Grants

Year

Grant in US$

  1.  

Bangladesh

02

2005-06

2010-11

20,000

  1.  

Burkina Faso

01

2006-07

10,000

  1.  

Cameroon

02

2005-06

2006-07

20,000

  1.  

Egypt

02

2005-06

2006-07

20,000

  1.  

Gambia

01

2006-07

8,970

  1.  

Iran

02

2006-07

20,000

  1.  

Jordan

01

2005-06

10,000

  1.  

Malaysia

03

2005-06

2006-07

2010-11

30,000

  1.  

Morocco

01

2006-07

10,000

  1.  

Nigeria

01

2005-06

8,850

  1.  

Pakistan

02

2005-06

2006-07

20,000

  1.  

Palestine

01

2005-06

10,000

  1.  

Sudan

02

2005-06

20,000

  1.  

Togo

01

2010-11

9,925

  1.  

Tunisia

01

2010-11

10,000

Total

23

 

227,745

 
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