Support for development research
Different channels of funding
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Academy of Finland provide joint funding to development research carried out by the Academy. Most research projects run for several years. Application instructions can be found on the development research page of the Academy of Finland(Link to another website.).
The Foreign Ministry also grants support to international research institutes and projects such as the Nordic Africa Institute(Link to another website.) and the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)(Link to another website.).
In addition, the Ministry grants support to some research institutions and programmes under multilateral organisations, such as UNU -Wider(Link to another website.).
Development research is also supported as a part of Finland's country and regional programmes.
For further information about the funding, please contact the Unit for Development Policy.