Information for potential bidders

Expression of interest

The EoI submission deadline has now passed. The lead contact for the submission should shortly receive an email notification from If you have not received notification by 17th May, please contact the RISE team on

Terms of reference for research

Browse menu links on the left side bar to find out about the research overviewmotivationfocus and timeline. The RISE Terms of Reference provide full details for prospective bidders about what is expected in terms of the scope, methods and objectives of funded, in-country projects funded by the programme.

To find out about RISE research information events, please see our events page.

Download the full document detailing RISE Terms of Reference (pdf) updated for this second call for research proposals.

View our presentation slides on the RISE country research vision and planning.

Watch a video of the presentation on RISE country research vision and planning (on YouTube)


We have collated all questions received, with our answers, into an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) webpage. This will be updated periodically throughout the research procurement process.

Visit the FAQ page now.