PRIMA: Call for Proposals – for North African countries

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AfriAlliance would like to share this call for proposal for those interested in and working in North African countries.  PRIMA – Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area is the most ambitious joint programme to be undertaken in the frame of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. The aim of PRIMA is to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems, to make them sustainable, and for integrated water provision and management in the Mediterranean area. After the approval of the European Commission’s Annual Work Plan for 2019, the 2019 Calls for proposals are now open, with a budget of approximately 63 million euro for 12 topics.

The Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform Secretariat (WssTP) has identified and selected calls that would also be interesting to AfriAlliance members in North Africa. A detailed list of them follows:

👉🏻  Section 1:

  • Management of Water 2019 (Topic 1.1.1 Sustainable groundwater management in water-stressed Mediterranean areas)
  • Farming Systems 2019 (Topic 1.2.1 Conserving water and soil in Mediterranean dry-farming, smallholder agriculture)
  • Nexus 2019 RIA (Topic 1.4.1 Assessing social, technical and economic benefits of a cross-sectoral governance of the Water-Ecosystems-Food Nexus)
  • Nexus 2019 CSA (Topic 1.4.2: Platform for mapping and capitalisation of results and best practices from past and on-going projects related to farming system, water and food in the Mediterranean Area – Single Stage Proposal)

👉🏻 Section 2:

  • Multi-topic 2019 (Agro-Food value chain, Farming systems, Management of water)

 

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