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Joint SDG research initiative launched
March 27, 2017News
Joint SDG research initiative launched

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has joined forces with seven Dutch research organizations to make funding available for use-inspired research tackling global challenges to the benefit of the most vulnerable people in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Deadline for submission is May 23, 2017. »

Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
May 26, 2016News
Winning NWO student battle project The SunBarter has started
Theme: Food Wastage

In October 2014, the the innovative solution “Back to the basics: establishing a trade by barter food network with dried fruits and vegetables in Nigeria” won WOTRO’s Battle of Ideas. The SunBarter project team has now successfully finalized their first pilot phase in Kaduna State, Nigeria. »

Pre-announcement third Call Food & Business Applied Research Fund
January 12, 2016News
Pre-announcement third Call Food & Business Applied Research Fund

In the first quarter of 2016 NWO-WOTRO will launch the third Call for proposals for the Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), one of the two funding instruments within Food & Business Research. The scope of the Call has been defined in close co-operation with the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. »

Call for proposals – Southeast Asia and Europe Pilot Joint Call for Mobility
July 16, 2015News
Call for proposals – Southeast Asia and Europe Pilot Joint Call for Mobility

The Southeast Asia – Europe Pilot Joint Call for Mobility in the thematic areas of Food, Environment, or Health research is now open for proposals. Researchers can apply for funding for projects with at least 2 partners from both regions in the fields of Food (agricultural productivity, sustainability and standards, value chain), Environmental (climate change, »

Six projects granted within Food & Business GCP-2
April 22, 2015News
Six projects granted within Food & Business GCP-2

Six research proposals have been awarded funding within the second Call of the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP). The theme of the Call, which NWO-WOTRO developed together with the F&BKP, is ‘inclusive business models for food security and regional trade for food security’. There is an urgent and growing need for new knowledge that »

Launch third call Global Challenges Programme
April 21, 2015News
Launch third call Global Challenges Programme

NWO-WOTRO has launched the third call for proposals within the Food & Business Global Challenges Programme (GCP). The theme of the call, which was developed in close collaboration with the F&BKP, is “Transformation of food systems with a focus on sustainability and urbanization”. »