Second call for proposal “Competitive grant scheme” in the framework of ACTAE Regional Project / Cansea Component

Second call for proposal “Competitive grant scheme” in the framework of ACTAE Regional Project / Cansea Component

With a fast growing population, increased pressure on its natural resources and climate change impacts everyday more present, South East Asia is at a crossroads regarding its agriculture development, calling for an important shift towards an agroecological transition. In this framework, ACTAE project has a regional focus (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) and aims at enhancing and building durable and effective networking mechanisms to facilitate synergies among agroecology initiatives.

It intends, through its CANSEA component under Cirad, at providing institutional and operational backstopping on Conservation Agriculture (CA) and Agroecology (AE) research linked to the Conservation Agriculture Network in South East Asia (CANSEA). In this way, some grants will be provided to CANSEA members and partners in order to enhance and strengthen agroecological research activities.

Here is enclosed a concept note explaining the procedure and topics short listed: actae-cansea-call-for-proposal-2-vf

Deadline for submission is on the 22nd of October 2016

The application should include:
– An executive summary,
– Description of the proposal with i) context, ii) objective, iii) activities description, iv) partnerships, the proposal should involve different institutions and organisms in accordance with their field of expertise and objectives of the proposals, v) planning and duration,
– A detailed budget.
Because one of the overall objective is to enhance exchange and synergies between stakeholders, proposals presented by several stakeholders, at least two including one CANSEA member, will be appreciated.
Proposals should be sent by email to:
Dr Frank Enjalric: frank.enjalric@cirad.fr
Copy to Philippe Cao Van: philippe.cao_van@cirad.fr