The project period is three years and the contributions are jointly funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) through the government’s aid funds, and by the Research Councils Formas and Fortes research grants.

The following researchers at Stockholm University are granted funding:

Oskar Karlsson at the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES) receives 5,640,000 SEK for the project “Environmental Impact Assessment in Bangladesh through new mass spectrometry methods that allow for the analysis of a large number of pollutants”. The partner country is Bangladesh.

Emilie Lindkvist, Stockholm Resilience Center, receives 5,629,200 SEK for the project “Navigating the complex sea of small-scale fish: a compound of agent-based modeling and participatory empirical observation”. The partner country is Kenya and Tanzania.

Maria Mancilla Garcia, Stockholm Resilience Center, receives 5,483,982 SEK for the project “Forum Theater for Understanding Relational Processes for Climate Change in Kenya and Mozambique”. Cooperation countries are Kenya and Mozambique.

A total of 77 million SEK will be granted for the years 2019-2021. Contributions have been allocated between Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Stockholm University, University of Gothenburg, Lund University and Uppsala University.

The conditions for project support are that the research is relevant for poverty reduction and sustainable development in low-income countries and that at least one researcher from a low-income or lower middle-income country participates in the projects.