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The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) is seeking Proposals for Exploratory Research Grants (Round 30th)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 25, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 30, 2019
PEDL | Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries
PEDL | Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries

The PEDL Initiative:
1. will support approaches that promise to produce credible research results that will be useful for policy-making.
2. will promote research related to private enterprises of all sizes and will initially focus on four research themes:
> Market frictions, management and organizations
> Trade and macro models – agglomeration and spatial location of firms
> High growth entrepreneurship
> Social compliance and the environment

Proposals that address the following cross-cutting issues will be encouraged:
- Fragile and conflict affected states
- Gender
- Unlocking data for understanding markets and firm.

Exploratory Grants - research grants of between £10,000 and £40,000 that are designed to allow researchers to:
a) explore new approaches to the study of firms in low-income-countries (LICs);
b) develop new (or build on) existing sources of data on firms in LICs.

Applications are invited from women and other gender-focused organizations.

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Application deadline: 11:59pm GMT on July 31, 2019.

Applications must be submitted via given website.

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Jill Langhus
Jul 26, 2019
Jul 26, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.