GCBC Research Grant Competition 2 (RGC2) Partnership Webinar Series

The Global Centre on Biodiversity for Climate (GCBC) is thrilled to introduce its second Research Grant Competition (RGC2), which was officially launched on February 5th, 2024. This round invites research applications focusing on ‘Unlocking Nature – Driving innovation in how biodiversity can support climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods through practice and governance.’

Applications are encouraged from different types of Delivery Partners and must be led by an organisation with offices in an ODA-eligible country, or one that forms part of a consortium with organisations that have an office in an ODA-eligible country(ies).

The GCBC seeks to encourage new and innovative partnerships:

• Which are equitable and ensure research is informed by local demand

• Which are inter and transdisciplinary

• Which build research capacity in ODA-eligible countries

If you are seeking new delivery partners for your proposal, register for this upcoming webinar on Wednesday, February 21st which will focus on the Research Grant Competition 2 (RGC2) new partnerships and consortium.

This will be an interactive session. Attendees will be introduced to some principles and examples of good partnerships and consortiums. This will be followed by an opportunity for peer-to-peer sharing to help catalyze new partnerships.

If you are seeking new partners for your project proposal, please be prepared to answer:

• What you could offer a new partnership or consortium

• What you are looking for in a new partner or consortium

This webinar will be offered in two timeslots: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. UTC and 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (UTC).

Register here for this webinar on Wednesday, February 21 at 4:00 p.m. UTC

We particularly encourage potential grant applicants from the Global South to attend.

Organisations with a proven track record in addressing poverty reduction, gender equality, and social inclusion within the context of biodiversity conservation are strongly encouraged to apply.

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