The Work Programme on ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’ offers opportunities in finding diverse and innovative solutions to well-identified challenges in key EU policy priorities.
Through generic or dedicated topics, a broad multidisciplinary participation were welcomed in these efforts. A specific topics in the call launched in January 2014 and related to Africa was: SFS-6-2014: Sustainable intensification pathways of agro-food systems in Africa (page 14). The deadline for submission of proposals was 26 June 2014. Some 17 consortia submitted proposals.
Below is a presentation from the winning consortium.