Frequently Asked Questions

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1What is an Africa Center of Excellence for Development Impact (ACE for Impact Center)?
These are largely competitively selected faculties, schools or colleges within an African University. The ACE Impact Centers focus on STEM, Agriculture, Environment, Health and applied Social Sciences / Education thematic areas. As part of the ACE for Development Impact project they are mandated to deliver quality undergraduate and post-graduate programs, promote regional academic mobility, address national and regional problems through research and promote best practices to their entire university systems.
2Who funds the ACE Impact for Development Project?
The project is funded through loans given to the participating African countries by the World Bank and the French Development Agency
3How long is the ACE Impact for Development Project being implemented?
It is being implemented for 5 years
4Which African countries are part of the ACE Impact for Development Project?
Benin, Burkina Faso. Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti , The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo
5How do I apply to study in an ACE for Impact Center?
You can apply for admission by contacting that ACE Center. Please find the links to the websites of the Centers from this page:
6What is the difference between 1st ACE Impact countries and 2nd ACE Impact countries under the ACE Impact for Development Project?
The difference is that 1st ACE Impact became effective before the 2nd ACE Impact countries
7Which countries fall under the 1st ACE Impact countries?
Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Ghana, Guinea and Senegal
8Which countries fall under the 2nd ACE Impact countries?
Benin, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria and Togo