IDRC & FCDO – Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CLARE) initiative

Type of project:  CLARE is a Canada-UK partnership to enable socially inclusive and sustainable action to build resilience to climate change and natural hazards for people across the Global South. This call seeks to identify transdisciplinary teams to conduct action-oriented research related to one or more of CLARE’s three research themes: Understanding climate risk, Risk-informed early action, and Developing in a changing climate.

Location: Africa and Asia-Pacific – a full list of countries is available on page 19 of the call for concept notes.

Eligibility: Universities, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, civil society groups, the private sector and knowledge-brokering organizations may apply. The lead organization(s) must be registered and have the capacity to administer and transfer foreign funds. Other collaborating partners may include organizations from within the region; national, regional or international offices of multilateral organizations or international NGOs; or other organizations from outside the region.

Grant size:  Smaller projects – grants of up to CAD1.5 million for up to 42 months.  Larger projects – grants of between CAD 6 – 8 million for up to 42 months. We expect to fund c eight smaller projects and eight larger projects for a total of up to CAD $56 million.

Closing date:  7 June