The call pre-announcement of the new ERA-Net Cofund on Food Systems and Climate (FOSC) has been published! The call aims to fund excellent trans-continental research proposals focussing on the the assessment of the consequences of climate change on agri-food markets and on the development of sustainable and resilient food value chains in the context of changing food needs and patterns (diets).
Twenty four funding organisations from twenty countries in Europe, Africa and Latin America participate in this call. The indicative budget is approximately EUR 17 million, including co-funding from the European Commission. FACCE-JPI, together with LEAP AGRI and the Belmont Forum set the foundations for this ERA-Net Cofund.
The call is expected to be published on December 2nd, 2019. It will follow a two-stage procedure with the pre-proposal deadline on February 12th, 2020, 17:00 hours (CET), and the full proposal deadline on July 21st, 2020, 17:00 hours (CET).