International Foundation for Science (IFS) has launched its Collaborative Research Grants Programme with a pilot project restricted to scientists in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda, who are doing (or wish to do) research on neglected and underutilized species.
You can download the the full call as a PDF file. It contains more information and the complete eligibility criteria. It is also available on the IFS website.
This call is for interested, eligible scientists to express their interest in applying for an IFS Collaborative Research Grant by filling out the appropriate form on the IFS web.
IFS Collaborative Research Grants will be awarded to small teams of 3-5 researchers to undertake a research project on Neglected and Underutilized Species for a period up to 3 years. The total value of a Collaborative Research Grant will be between USD 45-75,000. This breaks down to 80% for research and 20% for team coordination and collaboration activities. The actual value of a grant and the distribution of the grant money among the team members will be determined by need, the size of the team and the team's budget.
Please consult the full call for further information.
Deadline for expressing interest: 12th November 2012