Eight new projects were granted in the fourth call of the Global Challenge Programme, by NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development, in collaboration with the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. The call focuses on contributing to business models, incentives and innovative finance for scaling Climate Smart Agriculture.
Transdisciplinary proposals were submitted by consortia of research organizations, a public and/or private organization from an LMIC, and CCAFS. Research will take place in the following countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia and in the region East Africa.
A short description of the eight projects which have received funds and the links to the project pages can be found on the website of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. On the project pages you will find more information about the research, the consortium partners (including CGIAR institutes).
AgriProFocus Kenya and Ethiopia are part of the consortium for one research iniatitive led by Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. See the link here: http://knowledge4food.net/research-project/business-models-ethiopian-kenyan-dairy-chains/
AgriProFocus members with interest in other particular research projects, are kindly advised to follow the news on this website about these projects, and to contact the research consortium partners if they wish so.
Link to the overview of projects and all details about projects: http://knowledge4food.net/granted-gcp-projects-scaling-climate-smart-agriculture/