Call for applications for funding in 2020 - Individual Travel Fellowship Awards and International Conference Sponsorship
- Are you organising a conference or workshop on state-of-the-art research issues in agriculture, food, fisheries or forests in 2020?
- Or would you like to spend time working with researchers in another country to help your research project?
If so, the OECD CRP (Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems) would welcome an application from you:
Especially – but not restricted to – if you are working on any of the following areas:
- Innovation or digitalisation for productive, sustainable and resilient food and agriculture systems;
- The impact of food systems on social, environmental and health (animal, plant and human) outcomes;
- Climate change and natural resource use;
- Fisheries and aquaculture sustainability;
- Degradation of ecosystems, including in aquaculture;
- Plant and animal breeding to enhance productivity and resilience to climatic events;
- Food safety and emerging diseases threatening major commodity crops, and the development of less harmful plant protection chemicals and improved fertilisers.
And on any of the CRP priority areas of research, grouped under the three research themes below:
I. Managing Natural Capital for the Future
II. Managing Risks in a Connected World
III. Transformational Technologies and Innovation
To apply, see our information on our call for applications. You can also review previous conferences and fellowships for information on what we have sponsored in the past.
Closing date for applications: Midnight, CET, Tuesday 10 September 2019
Latvia joins the CRP!
The Co-operative Research Programme welcomes Latvia as its 25th member country.
Latvia will be a full member from 1 January 2020, which means that Latvian scientists are eligible for the Call for Applications for Funding in 2020, i.e.:
• Sponsorship of conferences or workshops being held in Latvia;
• Sponsorship of conferences or workshops being held in a CRP member country, but organised by Latvian scientists;
• Latvian speakers at CRP-sponsored conferences or workshops;
• CRP research fellowships – as either fellow or host collaborator.