The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) issues two calls
April 6, 2018

The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) issued two calls:

  • a call  for applications for the HUC Academy 2018 on Climate Science and Adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region, and
  • a call for proposals for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Focus Grants.

HUC Academy on Climate Science and Adaptation

The HUC Academy will take place on 1-14 July 2018 in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal.

The HUC Academy targets early faculty members and PhD/Doctoral scholars from HUC member universities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan who are conducting research and training on issues related to climate change and adaptation for sustainable mountain development.

Deadline for applications: April, 30

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SDC Focus Grants

The objective of the focus grants is to foster regional collaboration in higher education research and training in and for sustainable mountain development. Institutional grant proposals are expected to focus on any of the nexuses among the thematic areas of Climate Change Sciences and Adaptation Measures: Water, Ecosystems, Landuse, Air Quality, Gender, Migration, Food, etc.

Applying (leading) institutions must be one of HUC’s Full Members. Depending on the scope of the proposed activities and the size of partnership, funding ranges from USD 20,000 to USD 35,000 per grant for a duration of 12 to 15 months, starting 15 June 2018. Three to four grants will be awarded.

Deadline for applications: May 7

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