ARCA 6th round of its Small research Grant program
As a part of its activities to support research in climate change area, ARCA has announced the 6th rounds of its Small Research Grants Program on the 1St of August 2017. The call involved the following seven themes:
- Downscaling of climate change Downscaling climate variables from Global Climate Models (GCM) to national level
- Climate change implications on human health
- Vulnerability of tourism sector to climate change
- Climate change and groundwater
The call, which was posted on ARCA Website, was also disseminated through ARCA Mailing group in addition to other mailing groups of researchers in Egypt. As a result of announcement, ARCA received 24 concept notes, of which 6 were shortlisted. Thereafter, short-listed applicants were asked to develop a full proposal. For this purpose, the short-listed applicants were invited to participate in one-day workshop on research proposal development, in which the main guidelines for proposal development along with the comments and feedback on their concept notes. The workshop was held on 26th of August 2017.
Currently, the submitted full proposal are under revision.