The National Research Foundation and partners call for research proposals to study ecological connectivity in the Southwest Indian Ocean​. Each proposal should involve at least 3 applicants from France, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar and Mauritius. This collaborative research call for proposals will have the broader objective of supporting projects studying the evolution, functioning and dynamics of the socioecosystems of the region, in all their diversity, and will draw on a wide range of scientific disciplines (from physical, biological and ecological sciences to human, social and economic sciences).

​The NRF Call for Proposals for Funding in 2023 and 2024 document has been published. This includes calls for the African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP) and South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP). Please refer to the General Application Guide for application cut-off dates and further details. Framework documents are available here.