From the American People
University Partnerships (UP)
The United States Agency for International Development Mission to Indonesia (USAID/Indonesia) continues to seek applications from institutions of higher education in Indonesia and the U.S. to support USAID/Indonesia’s development strategy through partnership activities between institutions of higher education. The objective of University Partnerships, is to stimulate academic collaboration in priority sectors, particularly those related to science and technology, by funding innovative university-based partnerships. The efforts of the partnerships are directed at helping increase the capacity and contributions of Indonesian institutions of higher education to address longer term sustainable development priorities in Indonesia.
Our latest round of concept papers were received through our University Partnerships - Annual Program Statement. on March 16, 2012.
Objective: Provide support for creation of a “Center on Child Protection” at the University of Indonesia
Period of Agreement: December 23, 2009 – December 22, 2012
Amount: $645, 704
Objective: Provide support for a program entitled “Augmenting Scientific Research and Educational through Biodiversity Research” in Indonesia
Objective: To develop a tropical plant curriculum which will involve researchers, local entrepreneurs, local communities and traditional gatherers; support creation of an agricultural extension program at each university
Period of Agreement: November 4, 2010 – November 3, 2013
Objective: Establish an integrated health data repository and portal (the Higher Education Network Ring Initiative or “HENRI”) which will enable all interested stakeholders to access and cross-utilize important health information; develop and test a curriculum which will enhance the universities’ ability to teach students and researchers how to integrate data, with a focus on obtaining results for policy making, program planning and impact evaluation; enhance Indonesia’s capacity to provide training in research on maternal and newborn health and nutrition by (1) providing scholarships and fellowships for researchers and government officials to study in Indonesia and abroad, (2) providing funds to analyze and publish findings and (3) by building and sustaining mentoring networks.
Objective: Establish a partnership in marine biotechnology.
Period of Agreement: July 21, 2011 - July 20, 2014
Objective: Support a partnership to build capacity for adaptation to climate risks in Indonesia
Period of Agreement: July 8, 2011 - July 7, 2014
Objective: Establish inter-university partnerships for strengthening health systems in Indonesia: building new capacity for mental health care
Objective: Geothermal Education Capacity Building
Period of Agreement: November 14, 2011 – January 31, 2014
Objective: Smart Strategic Coalition for Sustainable Agricultural and Economic Development in Indonesia.
Period of Agreement: March 16, 2012 – March 31, 2015
Objective: Enhancing Behavior Change through Conservation
Period of Agreement: March 15, 2012 – March 31, 2015
Objective: Building Capacity in Climate Change Mitigation
Period of Agreement: March 22 2012 – March 31, 2015
For more information on USAID APS development opportunities, please go to: www.grants.gov and http://indonesia.usaid.gov/en/opportunities/procurement
8 December 2011
Jakarta – The U.S. Embassy held a University Partnership Networking Forum today to highlight the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) higher education activities...
29 July 2011
JAKARTA – The United States Embassy-Jakarta announced three new partnerships between U.S. and Indonesian universities, which will stimulate innovative academic collaborations between U.S. and Indonesian...
19 May 2013
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