THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED
ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA
(ESTABLISHED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT NO. 15 BF 1965)
CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
COMMISSIONED RESEARCH

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is a professional body established by knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the Accounting Profession and to raise those standards from time to time.

As part of her Initiative towards continuing its public interest mandate through research into accounting, finance and related areas, the Institute wishes to inform the Nigerian research community that following the Council’s approval of Two million, five hundred thousand naira (N2,500,000:00) research grant, a call for Expression of Interest (EOI) on a proposed research is hereby made. The process of accessing the grant involves EOI by interested researchers (supported by a Concept Note), to be followed by submission of full proposals by only those whose EOI contain research project that are considered fundable by the Institute.

RESEARCH FOCUS
Category 1: IT & the Accounting Profession
Thematic Area 1-Financial Technology
2-Artificial Intelligence
3-Crypto-Asset Accounting

Category 2: Sustainability and Environmental Accounting
Thematic Area 4-Environmental Reporting
5-Water Management Accounting
6-Integrated Reporting
7-Sustainability Development Goals

Category 3: Cross-Cutting
Thematic Area 8-Forensic Audit, Investigation and Fraud Control
9-Tax Policy and Planning
10-Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation
11-Agriculture, Solid Mineral and Petroleum Accounting Eligibility

• ICAN members (resident in Nigeria), including those working in academic institutions, companies, other research organizations and NGOs. ICAN members resident outside Nigeria are encouraged to collaborate with members resident in Nigeria.

• Non-ICAN members resident in Nigeria or outside Nigeria are encouraged to collaborate with ICAN members resident in Nigeria

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Soft copy of the Concept Note, of not more than 1,500 words, should be forwarded to researchandtechnical@ican.org.ng, while the hard copy, in a sealed envelope clearly marked Research & Technical COMMISSIONED RESEARCH, should be addressed not later than March 30, 2020 to the undersigned:

For more details kindly contact
Segun 08032522190 carija@lcan.org.ng: Odunayo: 07059700056 obadebayo@ican.org.ng
AHMED KUMSHE (Prof), FCA
Registrar Chief Executive
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
Plot 16, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel: 09053847539 e-mail: info.ican@ican.org.ng
Website: www.icanig.org