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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...

This call is open to independent policy research institutions (“think tanks”), based in Myanmar whose research is centered on national-level issues of democratic transition and economic development.

The think tank should have experience in...

This call for expressions of interest is open to established research organizations in eligible low-, middle- or upper-middle income countries in sub-Saharan and North Africa, the Middle East, South and South East Asia, and Latin America with...