Call for concept notes for research on gender equality and decentralization in Myanmar (closed)

Call for

Concept notes


Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar


August 07, 2017


Decentralization, Gender Equality, Political Representation, Budgeting, Public Services


36 months

Funded by

Global Affairs Canada and IDRC


Myanmar, South Asia, Far East Asia



Up to four research projects of a maximum of CA$400,000 each

Grant status



This call is open to teams of Myanmar-based researchers with expertise and experience in economics, public finance, gender, political science, and other related social sciences. The multi-disciplinary team is to be led by a local or international project leader within a consortium of local or international research organizations with a track-record of research and policy engagement in Myanmar.


This call is part of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative that seeks to build research capacity. The call addresses the need for high-quality research on democracy and growth through the lens of gender equality.

The call seeks concept notes that examine innovative approaches to

  1. address gender inequality in political participation; and
  2. improve gender-sensitive budgeting and public service delivery.

Interested in applying?

If you are eligible for this opportunity we welcome you to submit an application. 

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