Suriname

 

Suriname is one of the 20 partner countries of VLIR-UOS. From 2003 to 2016 VLIR-UOS budgeted € 7.849.198 for cooperation programmes with Suriname, including one institutional university cooperation programme with Anton De Kom University.

 

Suriname is no longer one of the 31 scholarship countries of VLIR-UOS. Travel grants to Suriname however are still possible.

Facts and figures

 

Total budget Suriname 2003-2016 (in €)

Projects

6.718.158

Individual scholars

1.131.041

Total

7.849.198

 

A country strategy for Suriname

The Country Strategy for Suriname identifies the following main themes for all future interventions in the cooperation with Suriname:

 

  • Sustainable management of natural resources
  • Public health
  • Social development
  • Education

 

The country strategy identifies the following main transversal and cross-cutting themes:

 

  • Support of the partner institutions in terms of policy (good governance), management (HRM & (institutional) capacity building) and internationalization.
  • Support of threefold task of the institution: education, research and service to society

 

More information on the VLIR-UOS Country Strategy for Suriname.

Background documents

  • Joint Context Analysis of Suriname. This document aims at an analysis of the context in Suriname and of the opportunities to collaborate for the non-governmental actors of the Belgian Development Cooperation from 2017 until 2026. It should primarily be seen as an opportunity to identify possible ways of cooperation, complementarity and synergy.

Contact

Wannes Verbeeck

Programme Officer South

[t] + 32 2 550 19 68

[e] wannes.verbeeck@vliruos.be

          Wannes

Ongoing projects

Overview of ongoing projects

Calls

    Testimonials

    Zebra fish help research into cancer and epilepsy

    Zebra fish help research into cancer and epilepsy

    Zebra fish are used for medical research in Suriname and Ecuador. The method is cheap and easy to apply.

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    Publications

    Mid-term evaluation of the IUC partner programme with Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS) (May 2012)

    Mid-term evaluation of the IUC partner programme with Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS) (May 2012)

    Jaarverslag VLIR-UOS 2013

    Annual report VLIR-UOS 2013

    What you always wanted to know about VLIR-UOS | Why scholar Pauline want to win the Nobel Prize | How pilotless flights above the Andes lead to better agriculture

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