K2A Small Grants
Calling for proposals for activities that support the promotion of SDGs in South Asia in the fields of ecological sustainability and social well-being.
These activities can take two forms:
A) An activity that bases itself on available research results and involving conversion of academic research outputs into tools that supports awareness, advocacy and transformation in forms of: Policy briefs, teaching material, seed- money to develop a social business model, proof of concept or prototype, workshops or blending research into popular media formats (websites, theatre, web-campaigns, comics, documentary films, etc).
B) An activity that involves interdisciplinary engagement to promote SDGs: Interdisciplinary state-of-the-art, meta-analysis, feasibility study, explorative study that explores the contemporary challenges and that contributes to the implementation of SDG agenda in South Asia.
One of the partners must be from one of the CLOC K2A South Asia member institutions. The other partners can be:
- Research teams
- NGOs, CBOs (community based organisations) and advocacy groups
- Young PhDs and Post-docs
- Communities of practice
- Junior professionals in any field engaged with promoting SDGs
Swiss university partners are: Haute Ecole de Travail Social Fribourg – HES-SO, University of Lausanne, University of Zurich and University of Fribourg.
South Asia academic partners are: IIT Kharagpur, India; Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India; University of Colombo, Srilanka; University of Mandalay, Myanmar; Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; and Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research, Nepal; Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan; swissnex India and ATREE, India.