60 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAGGING COUNTRIES
IMPORTANT: Applicants must have been resident in one of the countries listed below for at least 5 years - note that this requirement does not have to be consecutive. At the time of application, applicants must be already employed at the university or research institute where the research project will be carried out. the university/research institute must be in one of the countries listed below.
Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Dem Rep. Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini (Kingdom of), Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
Arab region: Djibouti, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip), Sudan
Asia and the Pacific: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao People’s Dem Rep., Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Latin America and the Caribbean: Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Paraguay