CAREC Institute Announces the 2024 CTTN Research Grant Program to Accelerate Climate Solutions

26 Jan 2024

The CAREC Institute announces the new call for grant applications under its 2024 Research Grants Program. The Program aims to accelerate climate solutions through innovative development by supporting policy research on regional topics and fostering collaboration among the CAREC Think Tank Network (CTTN) members.

Established in 2017, the CTTN is a regional network of leading think tanks in the CAREC member countries, working together to promote regional cooperation and integration by exchanging ideas, best policy practices and knowledge.

CTTN member think tanks within the CAREC region are invited to submit their grant applications with institutional zero draft papers (not exceeding 5,000 words, excluding references). The selected applicants will be awarded an institutional grant of up to US$5,000 to expand the manuscripts into policy research papers. The research grant is for nearly seven months from the date of grant approval.

Research proposals are expected to focus on a range of topics, including global governance of climate policy, climate obstruction policies, financial architecture for climate financing, and the potential of new technologies in carbon capture and storage, and others. For the full list of topics please look at the attached TOR “Call for Papers”. The research emphasis should be placed on practical policy recommendations that address country-specific issues and challenges and promote regional integration in the CAREC region. Further, proposals comparing (sub) regions, deriving lessons, and sharing best practices and success stories from Asia are especially welcome.

Applications for research grants should be emailed to
Ms. Jesscy Hu, Coordination Specialist, at, with the subject “CTTN Research Grants Program”. The deadline for submission of zero draft papers is 15 March 2024, and the decision will be announced by 19 April 2024.

For more details and the application form, please, look at the TOR “Call for Papers

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