Call for proposals: Systematic review on the impact of climate change on rail operations in Turkey

On behalf of the FCDO Research Commissioning Centre, 3ie invites proposals from organisations or consortia to conduct a systematic review of the impact of climate change on rail operations in Turkey. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of climate change on railroad infrastructure and railroad system operations in Turkey and to understand potential areas of UK contribution through technological solutions and services..


At a glance


The FCDO’s British Embassy in Ankara is looking to commission a systematic review on the impact of climate change on rail operations in Turkey. The study aims to identify the potential for building on the strong existing UK-Turkey relationship and track record of collaboration in the rail sector in developing a response to climate change.

Full title: Impact of climate change on rail operations in Turkey
Funding type: Accountable grant
Award size: up to GBP 60,000 (negotiable)

Key Dates

Launched on: 14 May 2024
Submission deadline: 10 June 2024

Note: In case there are any changes to these dates, the revisions will be reflected here.


  • Only legally registered organisations and consortia of registered organisations, not individuals, may apply.
  • Please review the call for proposal document carefully for additional details.

How to apply

Funding recipients should review the full call for proposals, complete the application form and budget template.

Please submit the completed documents by email to The subject line should include the opportunity title: RCC Railways and Climate change

Supporting information

If shortlisted, funding recipients will be required to adhere to several 3ie and FCDO policies mentioned below. We strongly recommend reviewing these before applying.

Note: In case of any discrepancies between the FCDO’s PrOF guidance and 3ie’s policies, the PrOF guidance will prevail.

*Funding recipients are not required to fill in the risk register template at the Calls for Proposals stage. This resource is included for information only.


If you have any questions related to this opportunity, please submit these to the mailbox including "RCC Railways and Climate change Request for Clarification" in the subject line.