CFPs: Systematic Review of the Effects of Education on Ecological Transitions

The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is launching a call for research proposals for a systematic review of the intersection of thematic issues around the education sector and ecological transitions, with a particular focus on developing and emerging countries.

The review will address one of the three priority questions identified in this call, namely: the effects of education on climate change mitigation, adaptation to climate change, or on biodiversity protection and conservation. It will gather, synthesize and evaluate the available evidence on these issues, and identify the main knowledge gaps and levers for action for development projects.


  • The research team must have only one main institution submitting the application and this must be an academic institution (university, research centre, lab, think tank, etc.). The application must specify the main institution of the research team and the team members’ affiliations.
  • The applicant institution can be from any country in the world. AFD encourages applicant teams to involve partners from other organisations to complete their team and meet the requirements of this call.
  • The research team must include at least one researcher from a low- or middle-income country (LMIC, defined as a national of a low- or middle-income country residing in that country). AFD encourages both proposals from low- and middle-income countries (defined as institutions residing in a LMIC) and proposals that include LMIC researchers in the study team. AFD also encourages lead applicants to bring in partners from other organisations to complete their teams if needed.

Grant size: $10,000 to $100,000

Deadline: November 15th, 2022

Grant Sector:
  • Education
  • Research
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