PEDL will support approaches that promise to produce credible research results that will be useful for policy-making. It will promote research related to private enterprises of all sizes and will initially focus on four research themes:
Proposals that address the following cross-cutting issues will be encouraged.
Exploratory Grants are research grants of between £10,000 and £35,000 that are designed to allow researchers to:
Proposals for Exploratory Grants can be submitted at any time and will generally run for 12 months.
Please note that an important criteria for funding of proposals is the relevance to policy in Low-Income Countries and other elegible countries as defined by the PEDL Programme. See the list of LICs here and additional information available our FAQ page .
Please note that South Sudan is also an eligible LIC.
Proposals will be evaluated every two months. The next deadline for Exploratory Grants is: 31 January 2013, 17:00 GMT (Applications received by this date will be reviewed in February/March 2014).
For PEDL Grant Holders: