IFS Basic Research Grants

IFS Basic Research Grants

Funding - Resource
Description: 

IFS continues its commitment by providing tailored research capacity-enhancing support to promising early career scientists based around the provision of individual Basic Grants.
To secure IFS support, applicants must submit a sound research project application on a selfselected topic within the three research cluster area that is innovative and/or relevant to her or his local or national development needs. The research proposal must demonstrate knowledge of the subject area, identify knowledge gaps, elaborate testable hypotheses and research objectives, develop a convincing, doable and appropriately costed research plan and
research dissemination plans. Proposals must be written in English.
The Research Areas for Basic Research Grant
Proposals are sought under one of three research clusters:
 Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems
Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable
Energy and Climate Change.
 Water and Aquatic Resources
Including but not limited to: Water Resources Research; Research on all aspects
of freshwater, brackish and marine aquatic organisms and their environments.
 Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods
Including but not limited to: Research on Food Production; Animal Production
and Veterinary Medicine; Crop Science including Underutilized Crops; Food
Science and Nutrition, and Food Security issues.

Note Food Security, Dietary Diversity and Healthy Livelihoods includes Primary Health Care and its role in promoting links among food, nutrition and health.

Deadline: 
Date and time
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 21:00