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Funding opportunity for joint global environmental change research
November 24, 2017 - 23:53
The Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences (SSEESS) is announcing a programme aiming to enhance the collaboration between Swedish scientists and scientists in the South in order to enhance the research and research capacity in developing countries, and to strengthen the Swedish research of relevance for developing countries. The SSEESS-Research Links Programme disributes planning grants aiming to facilitate the formation of North-South research consortia within global environmental change (GEC) research.The focus is on Swedish collaboration with the three Regional Offices of the International Council for Science (ICSU), in Africa, Asia and Pacific, and Latin America and Caribbean. The overall scope of the programme is to address the Grand Challenges of sustainability in the regional context. For Asia and Pacific the proposed research should be within one of the following fields:
– Sustainable energy
– Health and well-being in a changing urban environment
– Hazards and Disasters; focusing on either Special Vulnerability of Islands; or Earthquakes, Floods and Landslides
The grants of SEK 91 000 each are awarded for a one year period of January-December 2013. Deadline for applications is 9 November 2012. More information