ESRC-DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation): Call for Proposals: Evidence Synthesis Research Awards (ESRA)

This call has now closed. The following is for information only.

ESRC and DFID are pleased to welcome applications to review and synthesise the research that has been funded under the ESRC-DFID Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation) on the themes of:

  • social protection
  • food security.

It is anticipated the syntheses will be conducted during the period from April to August 2012 with final reports submitted in September 2012.  Applications can be made for up to £10,000 for each synthesis. Applicants are welcome to undertake one synthesis up to a maximum of £10,000; or both, up to a maximum of £20,000.

The deadline for applications to be submitted is 20 April at 16.00 UK time, via email to ESRC: dfid@esrc.ac.uk.

Full details of this opportunity can be found in the ESRA tender document (PDF, 185Kb)

Any questions on the ESRA specification or application process should be directed to: dfid@esrc.ac.uk.