Please see here for information on an ESRC-DFID call for
exploratory, small-scale projects with a view to developing ideas, collaboration, and research capacity for future larger grants for other calls
The aim of the funding is to support
innovative, interdisciplinary research that is focused on new ways to tackle the challenges encountered at the intersections between poverty, environmental sustainability and conflict/fragility in specific developing country contexts
The focus countries are:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Saint Helena, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Togo
Horn of Africa
Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Timor Leste.
Proposals involving countries not in the list will not be considered
Proposals to the value of £200,000-£300,000, which last 12-18 months are invited. The deadline is 26th January 2017.
For further information please see the call page or contact your Funding Team representative.
SAM, SHS, SBS – Dr Deborah Woodman
CSE, ELS, SoBE – Stephen Parkinson
NMSWSS – Dr Chris Coey