Funding: IDRC’s Climate Change and Water program has recently launched a call for proposals for its new graduate research awards entitled “Adaptation H2O”.

Adaptation H2O aims to promote important research on the water-related impacts of climate change as well as to build the capacity of students working in this field. Adaptation H2O will provide up to 7 research awards to graduate students from developing countries (enrolled in a masters or PhD program) and 2 research awards to Canadian citizens or permanent residents (enrolled in a PhD program). For this first call (2010-2011), proposals must address one or more of the following themes:

  • Economic analysis related to climate change adaptation
  • Gender analysis of adaptation strategies
  • Use information and communication technologies (ICTs) and spatial decision support systems for adaptation
  • Adaptation strategies that examine water supply and clean energy together

For more details regarding the eligibility criteria please refer to the call for proposals or visit: The application deadline is October 15, 2010.

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