British Council Kenya Newton Fund

British Council

The Newton Fund is a UK government £375 million five-year initiative to fund co-operation between the UK and 17 active partner countries: Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, India. Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam.

Kenya is one of the three countries in Africa to have the Newton Fund. The fund is known as Newton-Utafiti (Utafiti is the Swahili word for Research)

The funding promotes the long-term economic development and welfare of people in partner countries and unlocks new opportunities for higher education institutions to develop partnerships in research, science and innovation.

The British Council, the UK Higher Education International Unit, Research Councils and many other partners are delivering the Fund. Find out more about the Newton Utafiti-Fund or visit Newton Fund.

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