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Call for applications -Three partnership funding opportunities: small grants, visiting fellowships and STEPS Summer School bursaries


Governing the Nexus in Southern Africa  - A partnership for understanding politics, institutional dynamics and challenges at the intersection of land, water and environmental governance in southern African contexts.

This project is co-­‐funded through a grant from the ESRC and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa and brings together three leading organisations working at the interface of research and policy and with long track-­‐records in internationally recognised social science work on environment and development. 

The core partnership is between the ESRC STEPS Centre at the University of Sussex, the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape and the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi. Broader engagement with policymakers, civil society activists, business and local communities will allow us to build a widely relevant conversation around nexus governance issues and dynamics throughout the southern African region.

Please click here to download the call.