Seven experts awarded to strengthen global food security

3 September 2018

Seven senior researchers affiliated with Dutch research institutions will receive extra funding to spend more time on research and research management in large programmes and platforms of the CGIAR, the global research partnership on food security, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

The awarded researchers submitted a proposal in the first assessment round of the Senior Experts Programme (SEP) call of the Netherlands – CGIAR partnership. This call is continuously open until Thursday 27 February 2020, or until the budget is fully allocated. The deadline for the next assessment round is 11 December 2018.

Funded experts

The Senior Experts Programme

The proposals are awarded within the Senior Expert Programme of the Netherlands – CGIAR research programme. The SEP instrument aims to contribute to the mutual benefit of partnering between CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs), CGIAR platforms and CGIAR Centers and Dutch knowledge institutes and stakeholders by supporting the participation of Dutch research organisations in CGIAR. This call for SEP candidates is implemented by NWO-WOTRO in close collaboration with the CGIAR and with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV), as well as the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP).

Source: NWO