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Funding for Food and Agriculture

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Check out these funding opportunities related to sustainable food systems.

NERC SARIC sandpit

This is a two-day interactive strategic workshop with the ultimate aim of funding up to six multidisciplinary research translation projects funded to a value of £200,000 each. Projects developed during the sandpit must fall within the scope of SARIC including the following two key challenges:

•resilient and robust crop and livestock production systems;

•predictive capabilities for sustainable agriculture.

The closing date for applications is 26 Feb 16.

Agropolis Foundation Thought for food initiative

This aims to advance understanding of the sustainability of food systems and explore innovative solutions, facilitate the emergence of new and high-impact research activities, and generate a leverage effect that encourages new collaboration between different types of disciplines with a specific focus on combining natural and social sciences.

The closing date for applications is 29 Feb 16.

For support during your application, please contact your relevant Research Development Manager.

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