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MRGs are grants of £100,000 or more. There is no formal upper limit, but past MRGs have averaged around £300,000. MRG projects typically run for up to 36 months.

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Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL)


PEDL's Major Research Grant (MRG) Call on Development Finance


CDC Group’s current mandate is Africa and South Asia. Proposals for projects outside the focus countries should make a clear case for the relevance of the research to policy in lower-income countries, and also justify why the research is feasible only in non-target countries. Note that, at the moment, they are unable to fund projects located in Myanmar and Palestine.

Afghanistan ,Benin ,Burkina Faso ,Central African Republic (the) ,Chad ,Comoros (the) ,Congo (the) ,Eritrea ,Ethiopia ,Gambia (the) ,Guinea ,Guinea-Bissau ,Haiti ,Liberia ,Madagascar ,Nepal ,Niger ,Republic of Korea (the) ,Rwanda ,Senegal ,Sierra Leone ,Somalia ,South Sudan ,Syrian Arab Republic (the) ,Tajikistan ,Togo ,Uganda ,United Republic of Tanzania (the) ,Yemen ,Zambia ,Zimbabwe ,

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Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL)
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The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) initiative is glad to announce an expansion of its programme. PEDL will now be receiving applications for Major Research Grant (MRG) projects researching the role of development finance: investments in private sector development th... Learn More

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