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SUMERNET 4 All: Call for EOIs on Joint Action and Call for proposals on Small Grants (Closed)

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SHAPE-SEA is happy to share our partner,
SEI-Asia’s upcoming programmes.

  1. The Joint
    Action (JA) Grant
    is intended to support projects that can
    create impact by applying existing evidence-based research or innovation in
    practice. Grants will support a consortium of researchers and their boundary
    partners from the Mekong Region, not for conducting normal research but for
    applying existing research or innovations for creating more impact
    on policy or practice
    “in reducing water insecurity for all”. The
    total funds available for this round is 900,000 SEK for 2 projects led by the
    applicants from Lao PDR, Cambodia, or
    Myanmar
    for projects with a duration
    of 1.5-2 years
    . The project budget shall not exceed
    approximately US$ 45,000 per project (SEK 450,000 per
    project)
    . The total project funds can cover
    activities within one country
    . The activities in other
    countries could be covered if they are necessary
    in order to
    achieve the impact in targeted country.
  2. The Small Grant is intended to
    support SUMERNET members and other partners in conducting various activities
    that improve the influence of SUMERNET research
    through defined activities listed in the detailed call. The budget ceiling
    for each grant is between approximately US$ 3,000-5,000
    USD/grant (SEK 30,000-50,000)
    . 6-10 applications are expected
    to receive the grants in this round. Funds need to be spent
    within a period of 6 months. Recipients of
    current SUMERNET grants are eligible to apply if proposed activities
    are not already covered by other grants of
    SUMERNET
    .

For full information, check SUMERNET
4 ALL website
.If you are interested to apply, please refer to the
application process in the respective call. The Secretariat accepts
only online submissions at
https://sei.submittable.com/submit
and opens for submissions until 30 September
2020
. Should you have further inquiries, please feel free to
direct them to myself or my colleague Unchulee Lualon (unchulee.lualon@sei.org).

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