2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition (APPLY)

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2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition (APPLY)

Deadline: June 28, 2017

 

The 2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition invites young PhD and postdoc researchers from any background and nationality to submit a research project to improve the sustainability of the food system.

 

ALSO SEE: The Geneva Challenge 2017 (APPLY)

 

The award is a 20.000 € research grant applied to a one-year investigation. This year, a maximum of three teams will be awarded the Research Grant.

Who can participate?

The 2017 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition is designed for individual or multidisciplinary and cross-national research teams of a maximum of three components. The Competition encourages the participation of teams from different disciplines and countries who wish to combine their expertise in innovative approaches.

 

ALSO SEE: Fully-funded MSc and PhD fellowships in Chemistry (Copenhagen)

 

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS:

 

COMPLETED OR ONGOING PHD, ENROLLED AFTER 1ST JANUARY 2011 (INCLUSIVE), MAX 35 YEARS OLD ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2017.

 

 

Deadline

Completed proposals must be submitted online through the BCFN web site by June 28, 2017 11:59 p.m. CET.

Research fields

The objective of the research proposal is to make more sustainable one or more themes of the agri-food system, in terms of environmental, social, health and/o economic aspects.

 

ALSO SEE: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST (Full Undergraduate Scholarships)

 

Areas of particular interest include:

  • Sustainable and healthy diets;
  • Urban food systems and policies;
  • Resilient agriculture, land use change and agro-ecology;
  • The nexus between climate change, energy and food;
  • Sustainable water management;
  • Food supply chains;
  • Ecosystems and ecosystem services;
  • Healthy lifestyles;
  • Food waste reduction;
  • Food policy development;
  • Food security: availability, access, utilization, stability;
  • Communication technologies and networks;
  • Youth and women’s involvement in agriculture.

 

ALSO SEE: APPLY: Masters in Forest Sciences (International Programmes in Germany 2017)

 

The BCFN wants to support studies that are innovative, have a promise of major impact, and can meet global research needs.

 

download the competition NOTICE

 

Completed proposals must be submitted through the BCFN web site by June, 28 2017 11:59 p.m. CET.

 

Register to take part of BCFN YES! 2017.

 

For more information, click here.

 

ALSO SEE: Apply: Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grant ($20,000)

 

 


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Kunlere Idowu

Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu

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