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DFID requirements

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What does the Department For International Development expect?
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  • DATA MANAGEMENT PLAN REQUIRED AT APPLICATION? Yes – An Access and Data Management Plan must be included in the project design.
  • HELP WITH COSTS? Associated costs to be budgeted for when research is commissioned and included in DFID’s award.
  • DATA DEPOSIT AND TIMESCALES: Deposit raw or derived datasets in a suitable open access discipline or institutional repository within 12 months of final data collection.
  • ACCESS AND DATA SHARING: Retain and provide free on request raw datasets for minimum of five years after project completion.

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The Department for International Development is a UK government department, funding research intended to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty.