Call for concept notes: Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA)
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 Time.
Call for papers on “Gender and Sustainable Development in Mountains—Innovative Transformations, Tenacious Resistances”
Mountain Research and Development (MRD) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) invite well-validated and sound analyses of approaches to and conditions for initiating gender-positive transformation in mountain environments. Abstracts are due by 15 April 2013, full papers by 1 September 2013.
The application opens on the 15th of February 2013 and closes on April 15th 2013.
To qualify for a grant, the project in question must be led by young people aged 15-32, and be based in cities or towns in developing countries. Grants will be targeted to the young people who need assistance the most, particularly disadvantaged youth in urban slums. Projects promoting gender equality, or involving partnerships with the government, the private sector or civil society are especially encouraged.