International Science Programme (ISP)

Sida Bilateral and Regional Programs

ISP is assigned by Sida as the coordinating entity for the Swedish activities in the bilateral programs in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. Under each country name more details can be found.

Since 2009, twelve so-called focus countries are targeted for long-term cooperation through bilateral agreements. The twelve countries are Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Of these Bolivia, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have bilateral programmes including Basic Sciences.

Read more about Sida's Unit for Research Cooperation and Sida's bilateral programs.

Guidelines for partners (updated 18 April 2018): The guidelines for partners detail how Sida's research cooperation is set up - from application to evaluation.

Guidelines for the steps in Sida's open call process in bilateral agreements, and more information about the process, can found on the webpage