Nelisha is General Manager of the South African Research & Innovation Management Association. She holds an MBA degree from the Gordan Institute of Business Science (University of Pretoria, South Africa) and has spent a decade in the South African innovation space, primarily in state owned-funding entities that support the development and commercialisation of South Africa’s S&T research base. Nelisha is overseeing SARIMA’s input to the DFID-funded project ‘Strengthening Research in Africa’, working in partnership with Research Consulting to identify the interventions needed to create an enabling environment for research in low or middle income countries.


15:45 - 16:15
17th Jun 2019
Meeting Room 1a

Research for development: a toolkit for building research partnerships with LMICs

This workshop will equip delegates with the practical tools needed to identify and assess potential research partners in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The presenters will share their own experiences of evaluating and enhancing research systems and organisations in Africa and Asia, including: A multi-donor initiative to strengthen the research management capacity of Africa’s

Theme: Funding & development
Level: Open to all
Speakers:Rob Johnson, Nelisha Naidoo
Time: 15:45 - 16:15
Date: 17th Jun 2019
Room: Meeting Room 1a