the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries
The 67 countries
TWAS has identified 67 developing countries whose capacity in science and technology is still lagging.

For this reason, TWAS is focusing special attention on capacity-building efforts in these countries. For example, only individual scientists and research groups located in one of the following countries can apply for support under the TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences:

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Angola
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Benin
  5. Bhutan
  6. Bolivia
  7. Burkina Faso
  8. Burundi
  9. Cambodia
  10. Cameroon
  11. Central African Repl
  12. Chad
  13. Comoros
  14. Congo
  15. Côte d’Ivoire
  16. Dem Rep. Congo
  17. Dem People’s Rep Korea
  1. Djibouti
  2. El Salvador
  3. Equatorial Guinea
  4. Eritrea
  5. Ethiopia
  6. Gambia
  7. Ghana
  8. Guatemala
  9. Guinea
  10. Guinea-Bissau
  11. Haiti
  12. Honduras
  13. Kenya
  14. Kiribati
  15. Lao People’s Dem Rep
  16. Lesotho
  17. Liberia
  1. Madagascar
  2. Malawi
  3. Mali
  4. Mauritania
  5. Mongolia
  6. Mozambique
  7. Myanmar
  8. Nepal
  9. Nicaragua
  10. Niger
  11. Paraguay
  12. Rwanda
  13. Sao Tome and Principe
  14. Senegal
  15. Sierra Leone
  16. Solomon Islands
  17. Somalia
  1. South Sudan
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Sudan
  4. Swaziland
  5. Syrian Arab Republic
  6. Tajikistan
  7. Tanzania
  8. Timor-Leste
  9. Togo
  10. Tuvalu
  11. Uganda
  12. Vanuatu
  13. West Bank & Gaza Strip
  14. Yemen
  15. Zambia
  16. Zimbabwe

 

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