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Call for Proposals for GDN’s new global research project initiative

June 30, 2014

Greetings from Global Development Network!

We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for GDN’s new global research project initiative “Doing Research”. The project in this phase will support 6 to 7 country case studies, from developing countries around the world, which seek to conduct in-depth analysis of the research environment in economic and social science disciplines in developing countries. The project is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Government of France and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Grant Amount and Deadline

The grant provided under this initiative will be up to a maximum ceiling of US$ 43,000 depending on the scope (in terms of geographical coverage and the level of data and information to be generated) of the proposed research.

The last date for submission of the full research proposal in the application template, CVs of applicants (research team members), and other supporting documents is 30/07/2014 (GMT 11: 59 PM).

Who can apply?

The grant is open only to research teams based in developing countries with the requirement that the applicants (researchers) need to be permanent residents of these countries. Teams can have research collaborators based in developed countries.

Important Details:

  • Proposals can be submitted in English or French
  • For the detailed call document, application template, proposal guidelines and more information please visit
  • For queries, please write to us at

If you think you are eligible, please visit our webpage as mentioned above and apply as per guidelines by the deadline 30th July, 2014. Please also help us circulate and encourage others who you think are eligible to apply.

Thank you for your cooperation and support,

Best Regards,

Kaushik Ganguly
Program Manager
Global Development Network
New Delhi | Cairo | Washington DC

T: +91 11 4323 9494