1st RURAGRI Call on agricultural, rural and sustainable development aspects.

Basic Information

3 cross cutting issues are identified as core reference to any research in the field of RURAGRI : - Diversity. - Rural-urban relationships. - Governance. Research project consortia should develop proposals integrating at least 2 of the following 3 research priorities : a. Ecosystem Services/Public Goods b. Socio-Economic Development c. Land Use and Land Management

Website https://www.ruragri-era.net
Aim of the joint call The overall objective of RURAGRI is to achieve a better understanding of the implications of evolving or new interactions between agriculture and other land uses in order to support sustainable development.
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 18/09/2012
Deadline Full-Proposal 30/11/2012 Submitted proposal: 33
Evaluation End Date 18/02/2013 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 5
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Sharing competences and associated work
  • Addressing global issues
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific geographical issues
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
  • Addressing specific policy issues
Research fields
  • Environment
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
Type of research n/a
Target groups
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Denmark Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries (MFAF)
Germany Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Hungary Institute of Economics - Hungarian Academy of Sciences (IEHAS)
Ireland Agriculture and Food Development Authority (Teagasc)
Israel Agricultural Research Organization - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (ARO/MOARD)
Latvia Latvian National Academy of Sciences (LAS/LZA)
Lithuania Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania (ZUM)
Netherlands Agriculture Economic Institute - Wageningen (LEI-WUR)
Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I)
Poland Research Institute of Pomology and Floriculture in Skierniewice (ISK)
Spain National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA)
Sweden Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS)
United Kingdom Scottish Government (SG)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
MERIT Merit Based Income from Sustainable Land Management in Mount... 01/09/2013 30/10/2015 6
MULTAGRI Rural development through governance of multifunctional agri... 8
RETHINK Rethinking the links between farm modernization, rural devel... 14
TASTE Towards A Smart Rural Europe 01/09/2013 9
TRUSTEE Towards RUral Synergies and Trade-offs between Economic deve... 16