EU Call for Proposals: Supporting International Cooperation Activities on Agriculture Soil Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption

Deadline: 14 February 2017

The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Supporting International Cooperation Activities on Agriculture Soil Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption”.

Climate change is among one of the threats for the future capacity of agriculture to cope with increased demands on food production. This challenge can be addressed, among other options, by changes in land and soil management at the farm level.

Funding Information

The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to EUR 2.5 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately.

Scope of Program

  • Proposals should cover the topic of soil carbon sequestration and its links with climate change mitigation from the perspective of agricultural sector.
  • Other areas to be tackled should include land (use) management within the scope of this topic.
  • Participation of initiatives such as the Global Research Alliance (GRA), the Joint Programming Initiative on Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE) or the 4 per 1000 initiative is encouraged.

Expected Impact

  • Improved understanding of agricultural soil carbon sequestration in different pedo-climatic conditions.
  • International Research Community on agricultural soil strengthened
  • Provide the basis for a more structured approach towards the issue, for instance with the establishment of on International Research Consortium (IRC).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Research & innovation actions (RIA):
    • At least three legal entities.
    • Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country.
    • All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
  • Innovation Actions (IA):
    • At least three legal entities.
    • Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country.
    • All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
  • Coordination & support actions (CSA):
    • At least one legal entity established in an EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Countries

EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK

Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT): Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Greenland, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Pitcairn Islands, Saba, Saint Barthélémy, Saint Helena, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Eustatius, Saint Maarten, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wallis and Futuna.

Associated Countries (AC): Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Democratic People’s Republic), Congo (Republic), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit EU Call for Proposals.

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