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Call Details

Work Programme : Food - Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research
Call Identifier : SFS-41-2016: EU-Africa Research and Innovation partnership on fo
Call Type : Targeted call
Call Description : Proposals should pool the necessary financial resources from the participating national or international research programmes with a view to implementing a joint call for proposals. The call should result in grants to third parties with EU co-funding. To achieve these objectives, a long-term research and innovation partnership would lead to a joint and coordinated effort of African and European actors in an innovation system along the lines of three broad thematic areas:
a. Sustainable intensification: Providing food in a sustainable manner is a challenge in both Europe and Africa;
b. Agriculture and food systems for nutrition: Agricultural and food systems need to be changed to reduce waste and improve diets;
c. Improvement of agricultural markets and trade: Agriculture remains a primary means of economic growth for many African countries.
Publication Date : 14 October 2015
Deadline : 17 February 2016
Targeted countries : INCO ACP AFRICAN : Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Congo (Republic), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania (United Republic of), Togo, Uganda