1st FOSC Joint Cofund Call

Basic Information

The new Horizon 2020 ERA‐NET‐Cofund on Food Systems and Climate (FOSC) will launch a trans‐continental call for research proposals in the field of food systems and climate.The call will support basic and applied research and is focused on the interactions between climate change and food systems: assessing the consequences of climate change on agri‐food markets and developing sustainable and resilient food value chains in the context of changing food needs and patterns (diets).

Network FOSC
Website https://www.foscera.net/en/www.foscera.net/2019-Call-Pre-announcement.htm
Aim of the joint call Assess climate change ‐ related risks for food value chains, including impacts on producers, prices, availability, quality, international trade and food security, and resulting changes in consumer behaviors; Promote innovative technology deployment to build sustainable and resilient food value chains influenced by changing food needs and patterns, and to develop better efficiency of the inputs and outputs of food systems; Improve resilience and reduce volatility in agri‐food production and food markets to sustainably improve food security in the context of climatic variation; Reduce food losses under climate change, including novel approaches to valorize side streams and reduce food waste.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 20/12/2019
Deadline Pre-Proposal 19/02/2020 Submitted proposal: 72
Deadline Full-Proposal 15/11/2020 Submitted proposal: n/a
Evaluation End Date 31/03/2021 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: n/a
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups n/a
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Algeria Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS)
Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS)
Belgium Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
Brazil São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
Burkina Faso National Fund For Research And Innovation For Development (FONRID)
Côte d'Ivoire Strategic Support Program for Scientific Research (PASRES)
Egypt Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MHE SR)
France International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM-IAMM)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food (BLE)
Germany Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Hungary National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
Italy Ministry of Agricultural food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF)
Kenya The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST)
Morocco Ministry of National Education, Professional Training, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research (MENFPESRS)
Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (MinLNV)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Panama Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT)
South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF)
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)