Closed call

13 April - 24 May 2016

Research project grant: Sustainability and resilience – Tackling climate and environmental changes

The aim of this grant is to allow researchers the freedom to identify the research idea, methods and implementation steps, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. This call is jointly funded by the Swedish Research Council and Sida through the development aid funds provided by the government, and the research appropriations to Formas. Funded research must be of relevance to poverty reduction and sustainable development in low income countries. The project must include at least one researcher from a low-income or lower middle-income country. Relevant research of the highest quality in all scientific disciplines is supported.

Type of call

Project support

Subject area

Development Research


Sustainability and resilience – Tackling climate and environmental changes


Individual researcher

Participating researchers

At least one and up to six researchers may be invited to join the application.

Grant period

1-3 years

Grant amount

Minimum 300,000 SEK per year, maximum 2,000,000 SEK per year

Publication of grant award

No later than mid-November 2016

Start of grant period

December 2016

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