Burkina: The gendarmerie seizes significant contraband products in the Center-EastProgramme to Encourage Young Researchers: applications open for funding research projects for 2024/2025

Ouagadougou: The Tenkodogo Research Brigade and the Pouytenga Territorial Brigade seized on January 18 and February 1, 2024, significant contraband products highly valued by armed terrorist groups, the AIB learned this Sunday with the national gendarmerie. According to the same source, the two brigades seized 24 kg of Indian hemp, 12 drums weighing 664.8 kg of cyanide, 4920 explosives, six rolls of detonator cord, 55 boxes of prohibited SOCOMOL brand products, ie a total of 770 kilograms and miscellaneous other prohibited products. Source: Burkina Information Agency The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has announced the opening of applications for the programme to encourage young researchers to finance research projects for the period 2024-2025. The is one of the mechanisms for funding research activities aimed primarily at young researchers at the beginning of their careers, in all scientific disciplines, in order to promote their scientific excellence. The value of the grant to finance the research project is 200,000 dinars. Applicants must register their projects on a temporary online platform https://bit.ly47Ksynf by midnight on April 1, at the latest. The Ministry of Higher Education will evaluate the research projects on the basis of their quality and scientific merit. Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

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