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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and
IHEs to Study Climate Change in India, Kenya, and Bangladesh

Global Climate Smart Practices Assessment

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Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline Date:

11/03/21 5:00 PM EDT

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals from diverse backgrounds and institutions of higher education to research the impact of climate change on farmers in India, Kenya, and Bangladesh. Funding is intended to address ways in which climate-smart agriculture can influence productivity, livestock growth, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change is likely to cause considerable declines in crop yields, with the most detrimental losses affecting smallholder farmers in developing countries. Climate-smart agriculture is a farming approach that increases agricultural productivity, adapts crops and livestock to grow in changing climates and mitigates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A variety of climate-smart agriculture farming practices and technologies exist; however, adoption of these practices among smallholder farmers is low, particularly in developing countries.

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture invite institutions to submit a written proposal to provide analyses that increase understanding of the climate-smart agriculture policy ecosystem and implementation across India, Kenya and Bangladesh. This request seeks information on key climate-smart agriculture trends and country-specific case studies on incentive mechanisms and their effectiveness in these countries.

For an overview of expected outputs, objectives, and potential research questions, see: https://foundationfar.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/FFAR-Syngenta-RFA_Final_Oct-2021.pdf#page=2

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 199026

Number of Grants:

Up to three awards may be granted.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Amount: Up to $300,000

Term of Contract:

Project Duration: 12 months
Anticipated Project Start Date: Early 2022

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In keeping with FFAR’s goals to reach a broad range of institutions and individuals who participate in its programs, higher education institutions and individuals from diverse backgrounds, including minority groups that are underrepresented in research as well as international organizations and developing country institutions are strongly encouraged to apply for this program.

Types of activities that will not be considered:
- CSA methodology development and CSA technology landscape review
- CSA practices programmatic implementation

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: November 3, 2021 at 5 pm EDT

Anticipated Award Date: Early 2022

FFAR only accepts scientific or programmatic, and grants inquiries by email. FFAR strives to respond to inquiries within two business days, but FFAR's response time depends on the volume of questions received and the complexity of the questions asked. Please note that FFAR does not monitor this mailbox on evenings, weekends, or federal holidays.

Applicant Forms and Examples: https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/resources/forms-and-examples/

For additional relevant links, see URL for Full Text (RFP).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2faccountmanager.aspx%3fSA%3dAM%26sid%3d6242&SA=AM&sid=6242

All Scientific and Grants Questions must be emailed to grants@foundationfar.org.

Dr. LaKisha Odom
lodom@foundationfar.org

Grants Team
grants@foundationfar.org

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