New call for applications for development research projects

Danida’s 2014 Call for development research applications out and it differs from previous calls: The current Call invites applications from both North and South Driven Development Research Projects. Nepal is a new partner country for South Driven Development Research Projects.

2013.06.05 | Martin Damgaard Larsen

From 2014 a new (third) phase of south driven development research corporation is being initiated, including three of the Danida priority countries: Ghana, Tanzania, and now also Nepal. In this programme the South institutions take the lead in defining the projects, selecting Danish research partners, and managing the research projects.

Read more about south driven development research projects (DFC website)

The current Call also invites North Driven Development Research applications which must address one of the following themes: Human rights and democracy; green growth; social progress; and stability and protection. Projects can have a duration of 3-5 years, and with a budget between 5 and 10 million DKK.

Read more about north driven development research projects (DFC website)

The objective of inviting applications for research grants related to development research is unchanged: to generate new knowledge capable of alleviating development problems and strengthening research capacity in the Danida priority countries.

Both project types (North and South driven) aim at and must be carried out as partnerships between researchers in Denmark and in Danida’s priority countries.

The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, September 25, 12 noon (Danish Time), 2013. Application forms are available here at DFC’s website.

New terminology

North Driven Development Research Projects, previously called Larger Strategic Research Projects. Danish research institutions can apply.

South Driven Development Research Projects, previously called Pilot Research Cooperation Projects. Research institutions in Ghana, Tanzania, and Nepal can apply. 

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