Development Research Grants

Eligible Geographic Areas
Developing countries with a GNP of or less than US$2,310 per person and preferably within Denmark’s programme countries.

Information about the funding opportunity
Support is provided to promote the production of development-related knowledge, and to build and maintain capacity for development research, both in partner countries and in Denmark.

Description, Remarks/Restrictions
Support will not be granted to developing countries with which Denmark has suspended development cooperation for overriding political reasons.

Funding Web Address

Up to US$900,000


Information on deadlines
Applications are accepted throughout the year.

How to apply
Follow link to application guidelines to download the Application pack (application form, guidelines for application forms).

Application guidelines path

Eligible research topics
Market-based agricultural production in developing countries. Research may focus both on the relationship between agriculture and its adjacent sectors and on the social – including distributional – consequences of increased market access for agriculture.

Who can apply
The main applicant must be affiliated to a government institution, commercial enterprise or private organisation in Denmark. Foreign researchers must be affiliated with a research programme under a Danish host institution that assumes responsibility for the submission of accounts and reports to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Contact details

Contact Address
The Research Unit
Technical Advisory Service
Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Asiatisk Plads 2
DK-1448 Copenhagen K

+45 33 92 00 00

+45 32 54 05 33


Donor Organization(s)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

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