REPOA is an independent research institution which creates and utilizes knowledge to facilitate socio-economic transformation for inclusive development. REPOA produces high quality research, provides training, facilitates knowledge sharing and promotes the use of research-based evidence in policy development.  To achieve these objectives REPOA emphasizes the need to build and strengthen local research capacity through provision of tailor-made training and some small research grants to carry our research in selected thematic areas.

REPOA is pleased to announce call for proposals from eligible Tanzanian researchers for the following research themes.:

1. Demographic changes, skills and unemployment in Tanzania
2. Industrial development and the informal sector

Eligible applicants are Tanzanian citizens who have recently completed their master’s or PhD degrees in social sciences from recognized Universities and are engaged in research or in mid-career profession in policy analysis. Current PhD students are also encouraged to apply. Those interested can submit a comprehensive, well thought through and cogent proposal, maximum 2,000 words excluding bibliography, presented as follows:
a) Title, 30 words maximum
b) Abstract, 200 words maximum
c) Rationale/motivation for the research project, 500 words maximum
d) Problem statement and initial research questions, 300 words maximum
e) Intended Methodology, 500 words maximum
f) Expected contributions to policy and literature, 300 words maximum
g) Timetable, 170 words maximum
h) Bibliography

The proposal should include a budget and names of principal researchers and their current CVs as annexes. The maximum budge for a project is Tanzanian shillings 20 million
A competitive review process will identify the best research proposals for each of the two themes. The applicants will be invited to the seminar for presentation, out of which, the best proposal for each theme will be selected for funding. Selected researchers will be paired with senior researchers for mentoring and support and will be expected to accomplish their work within 12 months after signing of the contract.

Mode of Application: Proposals should be submitted by 31st December 2018 address below;
The Executive Director, REPOA
157 Mgombani/ REPOA Street, Regent Estate   P.O. Box 33223, Dar es Salaam
Phone: (22) 2700083 / 0784 555 655   Fax: (22) 2775738
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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