South Africa-Norway Research Co-operation on Climate Change, the Environment and Clean Energy (SANCOOP)

SANCOOP aims to contribute to expanded research opportunities and improve research cooperation based on equal partnership between South African and Norwegian researchers within the selected thematic areas. The purpose is to achieve scientific excellence, human capital development and relevance to the identified thematic areas while ensuring gender equality and redress for mutual benefit.

Multi- and interdisciplinary research is encouraged as well as scientific complementarity between the South African and Norwegian Research teams. Projects in the following broadly defined thematic areas will be considered:

  • Environment
  • Climate System
  • Climate Change Impacts on Society
  • Mitigation (including energy)