Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.
The SPIRIT programme promotes team-oriented cross-border research of Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries that are receiving development assistance; submission of pre-proposals: all year round
the organisers of Tropentag 2020 (9.-11.09.2020 in Prague) call for the submission of abstracts of original research or of proposals for workshops related to the theme "Can agroecological farming feed the world?"; deadline: 3 May 2020
The Sinergia programm of SNSF promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research; deadline for submissions: 1 June 2020
The E4D doctoral scholarships promote doctoral research for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-income countries. It awards two scholarships per year. Deadline for concept note submission: 30 April 2020
The Centre for Development and Environment of the University of Bern is organizing this summer school to offer students a chance to deepen their knowledge of sustainable development and to acqure the competencies needed to act as change agents; deadline for applications 15 May 2020
The Globalstars call invites joint R&D projects within the scope: “Key Enabling Technologies for Healthcare, Agriculture and Water”. Focus: Industry-led R&D projects addressing a societal challenge or need, leading to innovative, affordable and marketable solutions. Deadline for submissions: 30 June 2020