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A call for the submission of project abstracts will be made each year. Proposers must be full time academic staff members of the collaborating institutions. Projects must demonstrate that they will build transdisciplinary capacity in food security, encourage cooperation and collaboration, reduce competition for resources and harness partnerships to find solutions to food insecurity.

In addition to research, projects can include proposals for seminar programmes, educational processes, training,  visibility actions and dissemination. Projects that are cross-cutting, multi-institutional and integrative are


A fully justified budget and work plan covering the full duration of the project should be provided with the application. Bursaries for Honours, Masters and Doctoral students and Post-Doctoral fellows will be considered on a competitive basis.

“The development of a transdisciplinary economy is based on the postulate that the economy must serve the human being and not the reverse.”

Article 12

The Charter of Transdisciplinarity, 1994



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