Sokoine University of Agriculture wins two projects from PEER program

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER Cycle 9) has awarded nine projects in different countries from Africa. Two projects are awarded to Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)


The first project is titled Morogoro youth empowerment through establishment of social innovation (YEESI) lab for problem-centered training in machine vision. The leader of this project is Kadeghe Fue.

The second project is titled Assessment of land-cover/land-use change, drivers and potential effects to megaherbivores at Ruaha-Rungwa and Tarangire-Manyara Wildlife ecosystems in Tanzania. The leader of this project is Proches Msigula.

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) programme is an international grants program that funds scientists and engineers in developing countries who collaborate with U.S. government-funded researchers to address global development challenges in developing countries. 

The program is supported by the USAID and is implemented by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (referred to as the National Academies).

The aim of PEER is to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to developing countries. 

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