Call for Policy Relevant Research Proposals on Local Democracy
ICLD is issuing a call for policy relevant research proposals on local democracy. The aim of the call is to better understand the role of local governments and local democratic institutions in addressing global challenges.
The research proposal
Proposed research should focus on problems and opportunities where there is a potential to generate innovative and transformative policies that can increase the influence of vulnerable people in the decisions made by local governments that affect their lives. ICLD will prioritize research projects that include the countries where ICLD operates: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Research projects in other countries are welcomed if they show an important contribution to core areas of this call. For more information see the call.
Who can apply?
The main applicant should be a researcher with a deep knowledge within the field of development and democracy that holds a PhD and is affiliated with a research institution or an accredited university or college. The research team should have a gender balance and preferably include researchers based in one of the countries being studied.
How much can you apply for?
Up to 1 million SEK. The total amount to be granted to all the approved projects is a maximum of 6 million SEK. This grant can be used in combination with other grants.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.