Funds available for research
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CTA. 1988. Funds available for research. Spore 14. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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The Directorate General for Science, Research and Development of the Commission of the European Communities (CEC) has announced a second research and development programme 'Science and Technology for Development'. This consists of two...
The Directorate General for Science, Research and Development of the Commission of the European Communities (CEC) has announced a second research and development programme 'Science and Technology for Development'. This consists of two sub-programmes for which research proposals are requested. Of particular interest to SPORE readers will be the sub-programme 'Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture' whose expenditure commitments are estimated at approximately 55 million ECU. This programme comprises four broad sectors covering the improvement of agricultural products, conservation and better use of the environment, agricultural engineering and post harvest technology, and production systems. Detailed aspects of each of these sectors and the particular objectives of the Commission in funding suitable research projects are set out in the application documents which can be obtained from the address below. Proposals will be selected on the basis of a number of factors one of which is the possibility of collaboration between research bodies in the members states and in developing countries. The call for proposals is open for two years from mid-December 1987 and the Commission wishes to receive proposals for participation in this sub-programme according to the following schedule of dealines: Phase 1 February 291988 Phase 2 June 30 1988 Phase 3 December 31 1988 Phase 4 June 30 1989 Phase 5 December 31 1989 The phasing of the call for proposals and the selection of projects for funding are necessary for technical and financial reasons, and the date of reception will have no adverse effect on selected proposals. For more details, contact: Mr C Uzereau Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture DG Xll, CEC rue de la Loi 200 B-1049 Brussels