Making science work for development

Call for concept notes for research on gender equality and decentralisation in Myanmar

07 August 2017

This call is open to teams of Myanmar-based researchers with expertise in economics, public finance, gender, political science, and other related social sciences. The multi-disciplinary team is to be led by a local or international project leader within a consortium of local or international research organisations with a track-record of research and policy engagement in Myanmar.

This call is part of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative that seeks to build research capacity. The call addresses the need for high-quality research on democracy and growth through the lens of gender equality.

The call seeks concept notes that examine innovative approaches to:

1. address gender equality in political participation; and
2. improve gender-sensitive budgeting and public service delivery