European Commission: Open Call for EIP-AGRI Focus Group Experts

Deadline: 6 September 2017

The European Commission has launched a call for experts such as farmers, foresters, advisers, scientists and other relevant actors for three new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups.

The purpose of a Focus Group is to explore practical innovative solutions to problems or opportunities and to draw on and share experience gained from relevant innovative projects.

Objectives

  • Taking stock of the state of the art of practice in the field of the EIP-AGRI Focus Group activity, listing problems and opportunities;
  • Taking stock of the state of the art of research in this field, summarising possible solutions to the problems listed;
  • Identifying needs from practice and possible directions for further research;
  • Highlighting priorities for innovative actions by suggesting potential practical Operational Groups or other project formats to test solutions and opportunities, including ways to disseminate the practical knowledge gathered.

Themes

  • Moving from source to sink in arable farming
  • Circular Horticulture
  • Enhancing production and use of renewable energy on the farm

Eligibility Criteria

  • The composition of the Focus Groups will be based on the following profiles, while taking into account the different characteristics of the specific challenge/objective at stake and a good balance in the composition of the group (area of expertise, professional capacity and experience, geographical balance, etc.):
    • Experts such as farmers, foresters, advisers, with relevant practical experience and technical knowledge on the topic, who can contribute with practical solutions for problems or opportunities in the field.
    • Experts with a good understanding and experience of the relevant economic situation related to the topic concerned, including market prospects, production costs, supply, manufacturing, and socio-economic impact for farmers and the forest sector.
    • Experts with experience in practical research and innovation actions related to the topic

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit EIP-AGRI.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Te Pou: Seeking Applications for Consumer leadership Development Grant Program

NIESBUD: Seeking Applications for Project Management Training and Certification Program

DHHS/NIH’s H3Africa Programme: Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers

Voice’s Uganda Sudden Opportunity Grants: Inviting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Philippines Influencing Grants

DHHS-NIH: Human Heredity and Health in Africa- Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues Research Program

Center for Ethics and Education: Seeking Applications for Research Grants

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Government’s Victim Assistance Planning Capacity in Iraq

Embassy of the Czech Republic: Call for Proposals for Small-Local Transition Projects (SLTP) 2018

Apply for Newton Fund’s Researcher Links Workshop Grants (UK and Peru)!

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants (UK and Peru)

Counterpart International: Call for EOIs for Electoral Projects Mozambique

PFAN/ECREEE/CTCN Call for Proposals: Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises in West Africa

Ramsar: Call for Applications for Wetlands for the Future Fund

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Inviting Applicants for Partnership Development Grants

USAID/Ukraine: Seeking Applications for Comunitatea Mea / My Community Activity

Applications Open for Voice’s Uganda Empowerment Grants!

NAB Foundation’s Environmental Wellbeing: Sustainable Regions Grants

UNDP/Kyrgyzstan: Civic Action Fund’s Project Grants

DHHS/NIH: Exploiting HIV and Host Genomic Information to Understand HIV Compartments or Reactivation in Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)

Open Society Foundations: Seeking Applications for Arts for Community Programs

Apply for Aviva Community Fund: Supporting Communities in UK

UNDP/Kyrgyzstan: Civic Action Fund’s Cooperation Grants

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!