Market of traditional grains in Kastamonu, Turkey (Photo: Alessandra Giuliani)

Current Calls

Overview of current calls in the area of agricultural research for development  relevant for researchers based in Switzerland.

Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams (SPIRIT)

The new SPIRIT programme launched by SNF facilitates knowledge exchange between Swiss researchers and researchers in selected countries that are receiving development assistance. Submission of pre-proposals: all year round


Deadline: 30.04.2019

Call for applications: Fellowships of the Future Food Initiative

The fellowship is a postdoc programme for exceptionally qualified young researchers who propose projects targeting future food issues such as nutrition, production, packaging and digital health. It provides personal research funds for three years, enabling fellows to work on their projects in a research laboratory anywhere in Switzerland with a...


Deadline: 01.05.2019

Call for papers: Tropentag 2019

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Abstracts shall be of original research on the conference topic "Filling gaps and removing traps for sustainable resources management". Deadline for submission: 1 May 2019.


Deadline: 06.05.2019

Call: Collaborative Research Action on Climate, Environment and Health

The Belmont Forum in collaboration with Future Earth announces a new collaborative research action for multilateral, inter- and transdisciplinary research which will improve understanding of the pathways between climate, environment and health to protect and promote human health and well-being in the face of climate challenges. Deadline for...


Deadline: 09.05.2019

Call for project proposals: Renewable Energy, Energy and Resource Efficiency Promotion in Developing and Transition Countries (REPIC)

REPIC is partially financing new, sustainable and effective small-scale projects from Swiss institutions with a high replication potential. Deadlines for submission: 15 March and 9 May 2019.


Deadline: 30.06.2019

Appel à candidature: 10e Prix CSRS

Le "Prix CSRS - Fonds Eremitage pour la Recherche Scientifique en Partenariat" a pour but d’honorer des chercheurs pour l’excellence de leur contribution à la recherche en partenariat entre des institutions scientifiques au Nord et en Côte d’Ivoire et/ou dans des pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest. Delai de soumission: 30 Juin 2019.


Deadline: 26.09.2019

Call: Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND

Organisations funding or managing doctoral or postdoctoral fellowship programmes can apply and receive up to 10 million EUR from the European Commission for co-funding new or exisiting programmes. Deadline for applications: 26 September 2019


Deadline: 31.12.2019

Call: Young Scientists Mobility Grants with MENA Countries

This call allows funding of approximately 26 mobility grants for researchers and students to build personal contacts and relationships. The following priority countries have been identified: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. Deadline for application: 31 December 2019.


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