Call for Applications: DFID Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme Skills for Employment Programme (SEP) to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The Programme will run for 4 years from contract award with an option to extend for a period of up to 12 months, dependent upon the requirement. It will consist of a five month Inception Phase, approximately one and a half … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

DFC Competitive Grants Program: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in LMICs

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking proposals for its 2nd Drivers of Food Choice (DFC) Competitive Grants Program with an aim to improve food and nutrition security in LMIC. The DFC competitive research grants aim to provide a deep understanding of the drivers of food choice among the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Topics Development … [Read more...]

Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Civil Society Support Programme Phase II. Programme Components Component A: It will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to: Identify and address barriers to low-income women’s participation … [Read more...]

DFID: Understanding Knowledge Systems to Promote Science, Technology and Innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Understanding knowledge systems and what works to promote science, technology and innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The objective of the research is to identify practical areas for change to enhance the impact of government and external investments in science, technology and innovation. DFID will fund this study, working in technical collaboration with the Science … [Read more...]

DFID: Independent Evaluation of the Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme in Lebanon

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for design and implementation of an independent evaluation of the Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme (STEP) in Lebanon. Objectives The main objectives of this programme are to: Contribute towards the programme’s monitoring framework and system and to develop an evaluation framework based on data collected by the service provider and additional data gathering rounds to … [Read more...]

DFID: Mozambique Social Protection Support Programme

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently implementing a programme of support to social protection (Social Protection Support, SPS) in Mozambique, which has recently been extended through a Business Case Amendment from September 2016 – March 2020. Within this extension period a Technical Assistance and Innovation Facility (TAIF) will be established to provide assistance, build capacity and drive forward innovations in social protection systems … [Read more...]

DFID: Support to RACE II Formal Education Programme (SR2) in Lebanon

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID), is currently seeking applications for its Lebanon’s Support to RACE II Formal Education Programme (SR2). As a result of the crisis in Syria, Lebanon hosts 1.02 million Syrian registered refugees within its borders. Of these, 488,000 are children of school and pre-school age (3-18 years old). The population of Syrian refugees into Lebanon has dramatically increased the demand on the public education system. The … [Read more...]

DBT Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

DFID: Integrated Community Case Management programme phase 2 (ICCM2) South Sudan

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its Integrated Community Case Management programme phase 2 (ICCM2) South Sudan. The ICCM2 programme will provide health services at the community level to treat children suffering from malaria, diarrhoea, pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in 24 counties across nine states in South Sudan. The recipients will be the Ministry of Health (MoH) – Republic of South Sudan. … [Read more...]

DFID: Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS)

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Humanitarian Emergency Response Operations and Stabilisation Programme (HEROS). The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Stabilisation Unit (SU) have outsourced some of their emergency response and operations capability since the early 1990s. Objectives There are three overarching objectives of this programme: Humanitarian emergency response … [Read more...]

DFID: Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) Programme in Burma

Deadline: 13 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applicants for its event on Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) programme in Burma. Background Developing countries need to transform their economies if they are to eradicate poverty and meet the sustainable development goals. Reliable access to power, productive cities and infrastructure are vital. In the case of Myanmar, extensive investment is required across all aspects of public … [Read more...]

DFID Nepal: Apply for Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. DFID Nepal is now seeking the services of Suppliers to implement the Programme. The Programme will run for 4 years from contract award with an option to extend for a period of up to 12 months, dependent upon the requirement. It will consist of a five-month … [Read more...]

DaNa Facility’s Economic Empowerment Window: Empowering Women and Other Disadvantaged Groups in Myanmar

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The DaNa Facility, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for its Economic Empowerment Window (EEW) to empower women and other disadvantaged groups to better participate in, and benefit from, Myanmar’s economic development, and help shape the growth of more inclusive, competitive and wealth-creating markets. Focus Areas Women and girls; Conflict-affected and post-conflict communities; and/or Other … [Read more...]

DFID: Early Market Engagement Event for Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) in Uganda

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently accepting applications for its Early Market Engagement Event for Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) in Uganda. Background Developing countries need to transform their economies if they are to eradicate poverty and meet the sustainable development goals. Reliable access to power, productive cities and infrastructure are vital. Objectives The CIG programme’s objectives are to deliver … [Read more...]

DFID Mozambique: Increasing Demand for Family Planning through Interventions to Change Shared Behaviours and Beliefs

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled- Increasing Demand for Family Planning through Interventions to Change Shared Behaviours and Beliefs. The purpose of the programme will be to support health system reforms for improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) in Mozambique. The programme will achieve this through three main components: Supply side … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme for Lebanese Workers and Syrian Refugees

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Subsidised Temporary Employment Programme (STEP) with an aim to incentivise small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to expand production and create new permanent jobs for predominantly low-skilled Lebanese workers as well as – in accordance with Lebanese legislation - temporary jobs for Syrian refugees. STEP is expected to achieve this through the provision of finance and … [Read more...]

DFID: Applications Open for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP)

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP), a five-year flagship programme for DFID’s Africa Regional Department. Following the Ebola crisis and various outbreaks since then, DFID is using learning from these and its regional preparedness programme to deliver on its commitments on global health security. DFID’s interventions during the Ebola crises and in other … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Programme for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

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