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Le Cameroun s’intéresse au programme-cadre de recherche Horizon 2020 de l’Union européenne

Le Cameroun s’intéresse au programme-cadre de recherche Horizon 2020 de l’Union européenne
  • Comments   -   Wednesday, 09 October 2019 16:02

(Business in Cameroon) - At the request of the Cameroonian minister of the economy, the European Union presented, in October 2019, its Programme Horizon 2020, in Yaoundé.

During the presentation, it was revealed that Horizon 2020 will support an African Union’s important initiative aimed at developing a continental qualification system and supporting the development of national competencies so that those competencies can be in line with each country’s choice for strategic development.

The presentation materializes Cameroon’s will to take part in this program.

According to the ministry of economy, it is expected that Cameroon will be inscribed on the list of the beneficiaries of this program following the presentation of October 8, 2019.

According to official sources, this program has already funded 310 projects in Africa. About half (126) of these projects have been implemented in South Africa, which is the largest beneficiary far ahead of Morocco (50) and Kenya (47).  

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