Bilateral collaboration with Mozambique
Since October 2011 ISP has been the Swedish coordinating body of the Sida bilateral program at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) in Maputo, Mozambique. The previous agreement period between Sweden and Moçambique for this program was 2011 - 2015, with an extension up to 31 December 2017. The new agreement period is for 1 November 2017 - 31 December 2022.
News and Events
- 20-24 April 2020: Annual Review Meeting for the activities of the year 2019.
- 19-23 October 2020: Annual Planning Meeting for the year 2021.
- 21-25 October 2019: Annual Planning Meeting for the year 2020. (updated 12 October 2019): Program
- 23 - 27 April 2019: Annual Review Meeting for the year 2018. Program
- 13 November 2018: 40th Anniversary of Research Collaboration Draft program (27/09/2018)
- 22 - 26 October 2018: Annual Planning Meeting for the year 2019 Program
- 26-28 September 2018: Scientific Conference
- 18 June 2018: Start-up meeting with Swedish partners: , starting with lunch at 12 o'clock. Venue: Sida HQ in Stockholm.
Presentations: Financial information, Migration issues.
- 16-20 April 2018: Final review meeting for the previous phase, and Annual Review Meeting for 2017 (new phase). Official launching of the new phase.
Agenda for Annual Review Meeting 17 and 19 April;
Agenda 18 April - Official Launching Ceremony of the Program UEM-Sweden, 2017-2022;
Terms of Reference.
Documents regarding the bilateral agreement with Moçambique.
- Guidelines for partners (updated January 2018)
- Specific Agreement between the Government of Moçambique and Sweden, Annex 4, Annex 6.
- Standard Operating Procedure (SoP; same as Annex 6 above).
- Budget template (updated 20180607)
- Financial reporting (instructions in Swedish).
- A simple template for projects with funds only for PhD Sandwich training in Sweden
- For projects where the indirect costs are budgeted as a separate Budgetline
- For projects where the indirect cost has been included in the budgetline amounts
- Annual audit (instructions (Uppdragsbeskrivning) in Swedish); Note: the report should be written in English. Updated 4 June 2019.
- Terms of Reference/Program Document for Swedish program coordinating entity within the bilateral research co-operation 2017-2022
- Letter of Support and Insurance certificate
Collaborating Swedish institutions:
Karolinska Institutet (KI), Uppsala University (UU), Umeå University (UmU), Örebro University (OrU), Gothenburg University (GU), Lund University (LU), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Chalmers University of Technology (CTH), Linköping University (LiU), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Jönköping University (JU), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), University of Borås (HB), Stockholm University (SU), Mälardalen University (MdH), University of Gävle (HiG).
Collaborating South African institutions:
North West University (NWU), Stellenbosch University (SUN), University of the Witswatersrand (Wits), University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Pretoria (UP), University of Western Cape (UWC), University of the Free State (UFS), University of South Africa (UNISA).
The collaboration consists of the following thematic areas/scientific programmes/supporting elements. Not all the Swedish and South African collaborators are mentioned by name below.
1 Thematic areas
1.1 Thematic area 1 - Population, health and well-being of the society
Coordinator: Esperança Sevene
- 1.1.1 Mozambique Capacity Building Programme in Public Health Research;
Coordinator: Esperança Sevene. Swedish collaborator: Lucie Laflamme (KI). South African collaborators: Mohamed Seedat, Ashley Van Niekerk (UNISA).
- 1.1.2 Population dynamics and socioeconomic well-being;
Coordinator: Carlos Arnaldo. Swedish collaborators: Ulf Högberg, Birgitta Essén, Sten Hagberg (UU), Joacim Rocklöv (UmU). South African collaborator: Stephen Tollman (Wits).
- 1.1.3 Extension of capacity building achieved in HIV/AIDS programs in Mozambique generalizable for the academic structure as well as the public health domain, through training and transfer of technology in areas of sexual and reproductive health and cancer;
Coordinator: Esperança Sevene. Swedish collaborators: Charlotta Nilsson (KI), Sören Andersson (OrU). South African collaborator: Anna-Lise Williamson (UCT).
1.2 Thematic area 2 - Agriculture, nutrition and food security
Coordinator: Sebastião Famba
- 1.2.1 Food Technology and Food Safety;
Coordinator: José da Cruz Francisco. Swedish collaborators: Björn Bergenståhl (LU), Marie Alminger (CTH), Roger Anderson (SLU), Gloria Macassa (HiG). South African collaborator: Pieter Gouws (SUN).
- 1.2.2 Territory and Gender under conditions of Climate Change: Strengthening rerearch training for national development;
Coordinator: Inês Macamo Raimundo. Swedish collaborators: Margareta Espling, Lisa Åkesson (GU).
- 1.2.3 Forestry and agroforestry for poverty reduction in rural Mozambique;
Coordinator: Valério Macandza. Swedish collaborators: Gert Nyberg (SLU), Lennart Olsson (LU)
1.3 Thematic area 3 - Natural resources, environment and climate change
Coordinator: Almeida Guissamulo
- 1.3.1 Capacity Building in Geographic Information Technologies for Disaster and Natural Resources Management;
Coordinator: Andrey Shindyapin. Swedish collaborator: Petter Pilesjö (LU), Yifang Ban (KTH). South African collaborator: Dewald van Niekerk (NWU)
- 1.3.2 On the sustainability and management of marine and coastal resources in Mozambique;
Coordinator: Adriano Macia. Swedish collaborators: Susanne Eriksson, Matz Berggren (GU).
- 1.3.3 MSc and PhD Training in mineral resources management;
Coordinator: Salvador Mondlane Junior. Swedish collaborator: Thorkild Maack Rasmussen (LTU).
1.4 Thematic area 4 - Technology and innovation
Coordinator: Geraldo Nhumaio.
- 1.4.1 Strengthening education and research in innovation and energy managment- renewable energy and energy efficiency in Mozambique;
Coordinator: Boaventura Cuamba. Swedish collaborators: Sverker Molander (CTU), Patrik Klintenberg (MdH).
- 1.4.2 Capacity Building in Mathematics and Statistics and Its Applications;
Coordinator: João Munembe. Swedish collaborators: Bengt-Ove Turesson (Swedish coordinator; LiU), Sergei Silvestrov (MdH), Thomas Laitila (OrU), Peter Wall (LTU), Johan Lyhagen (UU), Paul Vaderlind (SU).
- 1.4.3 Strengthening African higher education research and expertise through establishing dual Doctoral and Post-Doctoral programme in higher education, policy and innovation studies;
Coordinator: Patrício Langa. Swedish collaborator: Lars Geschwind (KTH). South African collaborators: Seamus Needham (UWC), Joy Papier (UWC).
1.5 Thematic area 5 - Education, culture, good governance, ethics and human rights
Coordinator: Francisco Januário.
- 1.5.1 Strengthening Municipal Democracy and Local Development: Social Sciences Research on Governance, Decentralization and Development;
Coordinator: Carla Braga. Swedish collaborator: Sten Hagberg (UU).
- 1.5.2 Biocultural Heritage in Mozambique: developing new heritage industries;
Coordinator: Hilário Madiquida. Swedish collaborator: Anneli Ekblom (UU).
- 1.5.3 Collaboration between Faculty of Economics at Eduardo Mondlane University and JIBS/Jönköping University;
Coordinator: Fernando Lichucha. Swedish collaborator: Lars Hartvigson (JU).
2 Key areas
2.1 Key Supporting Elements
- 2.1.1 Strengthening the capacity to access and use of scientific information resources in Mozambique;
Coordinator: Horácio Francisco Zimba. Swedish collaborators: Svante Kristensson, Veronica Trepagny (HB), Anna Stockman (BTH).
- 2.1.2 Gender Mainstreaming: Developing Competencies in Higher Education for Gender Equality, Peacebuilding and Gender Sensitive Research;
Coordinator: Generosa Gonçalves Cossa José. Swedish collaborator: Gabriele Griffin (UU). South African collaborator: Nadine Lake (UFS).
- 2.1.3 Quality assurance of research and post-graduate training;
Coordinator: Luisa Santos. Swedish collaborators: Katarina Börling (SLU), Åsa Kettis (UU).
- 2.1.4 Increased and effective use of ICT for Research, Teaching and Learning enabled and sustained through the modernization of ICT training, support systems and infrastructures;
Coordinator: Luis Neves Cabral Domingos. South African collaborator: Tony Carr (UCT).
- 2.1.5 Research training capacity building program management;
Coordinator: Carlos Lucas.
- 2.1.6 Research, Extension and Post-graduation management;
Coordinator: Emílio Tostão.
Manuel Guilherme Júnior, Director of the Cooperation Office and Coordinator of the Programme Support Unit.
Vasco Manjate, Programme Officer of the UEM-Sweden programme.
Benedito Mahumane, Financial Officer of the UEM-Sweden programme.
Leif Abrahamsson, Scientific coordinator
Therese Rantakokko, Administrator.