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CDRI promotes new, innovative ideas through its Fellowship Programme and other initiatives.CDRI will develop a range of programmes in the coming years to engage institutions and individuals to promote innovation and greater resilience. Current programmes include:

CDRI Fellowship Programme: Introduced on 1 September 2020, the Fellowship encourages students, practitioners, researchers and community workers from CDRI Member Countries to apply ideas on how to keep infrastructure resilient to climate and disaster risks. CDRI will award 30 one-year grants of US$10,000 each year. Read more about it and apply at

CDRI Fellows 2021: CDRI Fellowship results were announced on 17 March 2021 at the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure 2021. View the Fellows list and their research topic here: