SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION SUPPORT (SUARIS)
2nd CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES COMPETITIVE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION GRANTS FOR THE YEAR 2021/2022 FOR SUA STAFF
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is a Public University established by Act of Parliament No. 6 on 1st July 1984, which was repealed by the Universities Act No. 7 in 2005. Following the enactment of the Universities Act, SUA was granted the SUA Charter of 2007.
The vision of SUA is “to be a leading university in the provision of quality knowledge and skills in agriculture and allied sciences”, which is guided by its mission which is “to promote development in agriculture and natural resources through training, research and delivery of services”.
Cooperate Strategic Objective No. 2 of SUA is “to increase the volume and quality of research, publications and innovations”. SUA ranks the First in top Universities with more citations in Google Scholar profiles among the Tanzanian Universities for the period ending January 2021, with a total of 89,752 citations compared to 82,220 citations of July 2020.
To further improve her position in the world, SUA has set aside TZS 1,000,000,000 (One Billion) during the 2021/2022 financial year to support research, publications, and innovations for its staff in particular the young early career researchers through the SUA Research and Innovation Support (SUARIS).
At least 30 projects are expected to be supported during the year 2021/2022.