Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG)
Program funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Purpose: The LACREG program is designed to strengthen international partnerships and consolidate emerging networks among academic researchers from Canada and Latin America and the Caribbean. Its purpose is to support small collaborative research activities which will contribute to the creation, dissemination and sustained application of knowledge in the development process in at least one area of IDRC thematic priority.
Eligibility: Applicants from Canada and eligible Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are encouraged to apply.
The LACREG program applies to collaborative research between Canada and the following LAC countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Value: Support through this program will be cost-shared on a 2:1 ratio by the program and the partner institutions, respectively. The maximum value of each grant under this program will be $15,000 CDN.
Note: AUCC anticipates launching the next LACREG competition in the spring of 2011.
For more information on the program:
Tel: (613) 563-3961, ext. 303
Last updated February 9, 2011