July 24, 2013   •   News

FACCE – JPI launches an international call on Food Security and Land Use Change

The Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE – JPI), together with the Belmont Forum, have launched an international call on Food Security and Land Use Change. The Collaborative Research Action (CRA) brings together Cyprus, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Romania, France, the UK, Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, South Africa and the USA. This Collaborative Research Action focuses on the two-way interactions between the dynamics of food systems and land use change, including the implications of the change on biodiversity and ecosystem services. The total call budget approximates € 10 million, with 14 different countries participating. The call, involving two types of projects, will be open until September 30th. You can find all relevant information on the FACCE website under “FACCE activities”. For more information see the official press release.