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Call for Competitive Research Grants to Develop Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA Grants)

Innovative Metrics and Methods for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) is a new £7.2m research partnership funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and coordinated by the Leverhulme Centre for  Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), part of LIDC.

The aim of IMMANA is to accelerate the development of a robust scientific evidence base needed to guide changes in global agriculture to feed the world’s population projected to hit nine billion by 2050 in a way that is both healthy and sustainable.

Call for Applications - Round 1

Competitive Research Grants to Develop Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions 
(led by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)



Objective: To accelerate the development of innovative and interdisciplinary methods, metrics and tools to advance scientific understanding of the linkages between agriculture and food systems, and health and nutrition outcomes, to better inform policy and programmatic actions in low and middle income countries (LMICs).



Funding available: 15-20 research grants of up to £250,000 to be awarded in two rounds.



Who can apply: Researchers and institutions from both developed and low and middle income countries (LMICs). 



Deadlines:
 21 November 2014 - concept memos

20 February 2014 - full proposals



IMMANA Fellowships for early career researchers will be launching soon - watch this space! 



Download the call

More about IMMANA

The IMMANA collaboration is coordinated by the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) and includes leading experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; SOAS, University of London; and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston (USA).


 

 

 

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