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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture

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Call for Mission Service Project Proposals

Call for research proposals on tomatoes for Burkina Faso

This grant is available for up to $150,000 per year, for a maximum of $300,000 over two years.

Tomato research for resilience in Burkina Faso: In collaboration with USAID/Burkina Faso and the USAID/Sahel Regional Office, the Horticulture Innovation Lab is seeking research proposals on improving postharvest handling, storage and marketing of tomatoes. Research findings should be applicable to, and easily implemented by, smallholder farmers, other local beneficiaries and the USAID-funded projects that support them in Burkina Faso. See the official document "Request for Proposals: Research to Improve Handling, Storage, and Marketing of Tomatoes in Burkina Faso for 'Resilience in the Sahel-Enhanced' (RISE)" for details and application directions.

Eligibility: Proposals led by U.S. university researchers will be given priority for funding, but proposals led by other U.S. organizations, including nonprofit and for-profit groups, will also be considered.

Deadline: Sept. 12, 2016 is the deadline to apply by emailing completed proposals to horticulture@ucdavis.edu.

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Questions? Please send programmatic questions to Elyssa Lewis, elylewis@ucdavis.edu, and finance-related questions to Heather Kawakami, hekawakami@ucdavis.edu.


Call for research proposals on dried apricots for Tajikistan

This grant is available for up to $150,000 per year, for a maximum of $300,000 over two years.

Dried apricot research for enhanced markets in Tajikistan: In collaboration with USAID/Tajikistan, the Horticulture Innovation Lab is seeking research proposals on appropriate postharvest handling, processing, and marketing of dried apricots. Research findings should be applicable to, and easily implemented by, smallholder farmers and the USAID-funded projects that support them in southern Tajikistan. See official document "Request for Proposals: Research on Appropriate Postharvest Handling, Processing, and Marketing of Dried Apricots in Tajikistan" for details and application directions.

Eligibility: Proposals led by U.S. university researchers will be given priority for funding, but proposals led by other U.S. organizations, including nonprofit and for-profit groups, will also be considered.

Deadline: Sept. 12, 2016 is the deadline to apply by emailing completed proposals to horticulture@ucdavis.edu.

Documents:

Questions? Please send programmatic questions to Elyssa Lewis, elylewis@ucdavis.edu, and finance-related questions to Heather Kawakami, hekawakami@ucdavis.edu