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GHPC Call for Proposals 2015

Call for
Proposals
16 Apr

Expression
of interest
5 May

Applicants intending to
submit a proposal write a
brief, ~100 words
description of the approach,
including the name of the
implementing agency and of
the country (or country
examples.)

Go-ahead by
BMZ
30 May

The abstract is
forwarded to
BMZ country
desks to approve
/reject further
elaboration of
proposals

Submission of
proposals
End of July

Programmes elaborate proposals


(signed jointly with partners), using
the proposal form that can be found
online.
Applicants are encouraged to send
drafts to the GHPC editor for feedback
to have quality proposals submitted
for review.

Selection by BMZ
Task Force
date tbd

GHPC team organises


the participative peer
review of proposals
within GIZ & KfW head
and project offices

ghpc@giz.de Your focal point for all


submissions and questions at any stage

GHPC: production of publications


Preparation
Clarification of basic
arrangements:
timing of writers visit,
schedule and logistics
cost-sharing
language versions
Writers conducts desk
research based on
documents sent by projects

Writers visit
Writer visits country to
interview main
stakeholders (GDC &
partners), beneficiaries
etc.
Projects provide support,
material, photos etc.

Drafting & editing


Writer produces first and
subsequent drafts in
constant exchange with
the Managing Editor.
A consolidated draft is at
least once commented by
the project, the partner,
by PROFILE and,
sometimes, other GDC
experts.
(Several loops possible)

Peer Review
2 external experts on the
topic (from UN, academia
etc.) review the draft
according to 8 criteria:
Effective?
Transferable?
Empowering?
Gender-sensitive?
Quality of M&E?
Innovative?
Cost-effective?
Sustainable?

Duration: average 9 months (6-12)

Finalisation
Peer review section
incorporated
Final rounds of comments
Proofreading
Layout
Printing

GHPC: Dissemination

The collaborative process itself: proposal writing & review, documentation, peer review
Projects & partners can use and distribute print copies
Targeted stakeholders & experts receive print or electronic copies (within GDC and beyond)
Publication on BMZ web-portal Healthy DEvelopments
Promotion via social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube
Mailing lists & Newsletters, e.g. GIZ-health, sector networks, HeSP-News&Notes
Other on-line networks , e.g. Alumni Health Portal, Zunia, Commit)
Specific expert talks can be organised
At international conferences (printed short versions, presentations)

Sharing
knowledge &
Spreading
ideas!