ARCA 6th round of its Small research Grant program

As a part of its activities to support research in different perspectives of climate change, ARCA has announced the 6th round of its Small Research Grants Program on 1St of August 2017. The call involved the following themes:

  • Downscaling of climate change 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

Following research call posts on ARCA’s website 24 concept notes were received of which 6 were shortlisted.  Thereafter, 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 were considered. The workshop was held on 26th of August 2017.

Currently, the submitted full proposals are under review.