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Upcoming Calls

Listed here are all open and upcoming calls for proposals for PEDL funding and their respective deadlines. Please bear in mind that dates for upcoming calls are provisional and may change.

OPEN:

10 Regular MRG Call (OPEN - Deadline: 15 November 2023)

 PEDL invites applications to the 10th regular MRG call.

5th Special ERG Call on Climate Change (OPEN - Deadline: 16 October 2023)

PEDL invites applications to the fifth special ERG call for research on firms and climate change.

37th Regular ERG Call (OPEN - Deadline: 16 October 2023)

PEDL invites applications to the 37th regular ERG call. Guidance on research topics and applying can be found on the information page.

FUTURE CALL TIMELINE:

This timeline is here to help researchers plan for applications to future calls. Please bear in mind that dates for calls listed here are provisional and subject to change:

  • 2 ERG calls - submission deadline: March 2024
  • 1 MRG call - submission deadline: April 2024 

  • 2 ERG calls - submission deadline: September 2024

  • 1 MRG and 1 ERG call - submission deadline: end of 2024

CLOSED:

4th Special ERG Call on Climate Change (CLOSED - Deadline: 31 May 2023)

PEDL invites applications to the fourth special ERG call for research on firms and climate change.

36th Regular ERG Call (CLOSED - Deadline: 31 May 2023)

PEDL invites applications to the 36th regular ERG call. Guidance on research topics and applying can be found on the information page.

3rd BII (formerly CDC) MRG Call (CLOSED - Deadline for EOIs: 15 November 2022)

PEDL invites applications to the 3rd BII (formerly CDC) MRG call. Guidance on research topics and applying can be found on the information page.

35th Regular ERG Call (CLOSED - Deadline: 15 November 2022)

PEDL invites applications to the 35th regular ERG call. Guidance on research topics and applying can be found on the information page.

9th Regular MRG Call (CLOSED - Deadline: 15 August 2022)

PEDL invites applications to the ninth regular MRG call. Guidance on research topics and applying can be found on the information page.

3rd Special ERG Call on Climate Change (CLOSED - Deadline: 31 March 2022)

PEDL invites applications to the third special ERG call for research on firms and climate change. While “Social Compliance and the Environment” is one of four PEDL themes, we now have a dedicated fund for work specifically related to understanding the relationship between private sector development and the environment. Guidance on research focuses can be found on the information page.

6th Special ERG Call for Proposals from PhD Students (CLOSED - Deadline: 31 March 2022)

PEDL invites applications from PhD students to this sixth special ERG call. A key goal of the ERG programme is to encourage research on issues related to private enterprise development in low-income countries by young scholars. To date, the ERG programme has funded more than 170 projects, many of which have involved research carried out by PhD students.