Seeking Legume Systems Research Projects for Funding

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research Announces Request for Concept Notes: Area of Inquiry 1

The Legume Systems Innovation Lab will be funding projects in the following three Areas of Inquiry (AOI):

  • AOI-1 Integration of legumes into sustainable smallholder farming systems and agricultural landscapes
  • AOI-2 Integration of legumes within local and regional market systems
  • AOI-3 Analysis of sociocultural and/or economic motivators or barriers to legume utilization at various stages and scales within production and market systems

The Legume Systems Innovation Lab is currently requesting concept notes for Area of Inquiry 1 – Integration of legumes into sustainable smallholder farming systems and agricultural landscapes.

Deadline: Concept notes are due May 20, 2019, at 5pm EDT in the U.S. (GMT/UTC -4 hours)

Budget: Maximum per project funding of U.S. $775,000

Project Award Period: Approximately 47 months ending by July 23, 2023

For more information on this competitive grant opportunity, including eligibility requirements and submission, visit the Request for Concept Notes submission page on Piestar.

A webinar will be held on April 16, 2019, at 11am EDT in the U.S. (GMT/UTC -4 hours) to address any questions regarding this opportunity. Register for the webinar online. Please submit questions prior to the webinar if possible. The webinar will be conducted using Zoom software, with additional call in options.

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Calls for concept notes for AOI2 and AOI3 will be forthcoming.