[Ngo Climate Change] 2011 Food Security Fund - Call for concept notes
Le Bich Van
van at vietnampsu.org
Thu Feb 10 07:15:41 GMT 2011
To whom it might be of interest:
The 2011 competitive Call for Concept Notes as part of the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF)<http://publicwebsite.idrc.ca/EN/Programs/Agriculture_and_the_Environment/Canadian_International_Food_Security_Research_Fund/Pages/default.aspx> managed by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has been announced on 26 January 2011. The deadline for submission of concept notes is March 23, 2011.
Project budgets under this call will be in the range of CA$1 million to CA$5 million. Notable changes from the 2010 CIFSRF Call for Concept notes include:
* increased eligibility for international organizations;
* restrictions on the allowable number of applications in which researchers can be involved;
* shorter project duration, which must not exceed 30 months, including field research and final reporting.
Full details about the call will be available on the IDRC website as well as on the CIFSRF listserv. If you would like to subscribe to the listserv, please contact cifsrf at idrc.ca<mailto:cifsrf at idrc.ca>.
The CIFSRF is a 5-year, CA$62 million fund that supports research partnerships between Canadian and developing-country research organizations for applied research to find lasting solutions to fight hunger and food insecurity in the developing world. The Fund is a core element of CIDA’s Food Security Strategy<http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/acdi-cida/ACDI-CIDA.nsf/eng/NAD-31210472-LHX> and of IDRC’s food security programming priorities.
Le Thi Bich Van
Canada Fund Coordinator and Civil Society Specialist
Vietnam-Canada Program Support Unit
Hanoi Towers, 12th Floor, 49 Hai Ba Trung
email: van at vietnampsu.org
tel: (84 4) 3 934 84 14 ext 106
fax: (84 4) 3 934 83 95
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