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A new report based on a four-year international study jointly funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung foundation in Germany and the International Development Research Centre in Canada has found that science in Africa is very unevenly funded. And as Nature News reports, because researchers in Africa still rely heavily on organizations from the US, China, and Europe for funding, the biggest grants tend to go to the fields favored by those organizations.

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