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Call for concept notes: Collaborative research on climate change adaptation in Africa and Asia

Deadline: 04/04/2013

This competition is closed.

IDRC invites submissions of joint concept notes for the establishment of research consortia under the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA). Details about the call, eligibility, and how to apply are included in the CARIAA call document. Consortia selected through the competitive process outlined in section 7 of the call will receive grants of up to CA$15 million to conduct a common research program on climate change adaptation.

Applications must be received at IDRC by April 4, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard TimePlease include only the following documents:  

  • Application: Completed template
  • Declarations of Eligibility and Institutional Endorsement: minimum of three and maximum of five completed and signed templates
  • Costed Workplan: Completed templates
You may view a sample of IDRC grant agreement terms and conditions mentioned in the call document.

Questions? 

Consult the list of frequently asked questions, updated regularly. If you have questions that aren’t addressed here, you may send them by email to: cariaa@idrc.ca. We will add your question and its answer to the document for everyone's benefit.
 
Please be advised that we cannot guarantee a response to questions submitted within five business days of the call deadline.

Looking for collaborators?
 
IDRC will not play a role in facilitating match-making among institutions interested in being a member of a consortium. However, those interested in finding other institutions that may wish to collaborate on a concept note can join the CARIAA Call Networking email list. Anyone may join and send messages to list members at cariaa-call-network-dl@lyris.idrc.ca for the duration of the call for concept notes. Those who join must take note of the following:
  • The CARIAA Team will not respond to questions sent through this list.
  • Discussions through this list are not moderated by IDRC.
  • Users must respect IDRC comments standards for social networks.  
  • This list is for networking related to the CARIAA Call. IDRC reserves the right to remove and/or ban members who use the list for other purposes, including seeking employment and/or scholarship opportunities.
  • If you wish to receive one daily digest email with all list activity rather than individual messages, set your “Status” option to “Digest” when you sign up.

We also encourage those interested to reach out to potential collaborators and to discuss the CARIAA program through Twitter, using the hashtags #CARIAA (for English) and #IRCAAA (for French).

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. EST, April 4, 2013 

CARIAA is a seven-year research program launched in 2012 and jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

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