The ERA-NET CORE Organic Cofund launched its Third Call for research proposals in January 2021. The funding network consists of 13 funding bodies from 13 countries: Algeria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey, committing around 5M EUR for transnational research call on "Organic farming systems for improved mixed plant and animal production".
The call followed a one-step evaluation procedure with a total number of 24 proposals that were submitted. The Call Secretariat and the Call Board performed an eligibility assessment approving 22 eligible proposals that were then evaluated by international peer-reviewers according to the criteria and procedure stated in the Call Announcement.
Based on the expert evaluation, on 29 June 2021, the Call Board selected for funding 5 project consortia in the following sub-topics:
Sub-topic 1: Robust and resilient mixed animal farming systems, project:
Sub-topic 2: Support for robust and resilient crop production systems, projects:
Sub-topic 3: Eco-efficient production and use of animal feed at local level:
No selected projects.
The expected start of the projects is autumn 2021.