Call for proposals - PRIMERA, a new partnership for inclusive, healthy and prosperous Mediterranean

March 05, 2020

PRIMERA is a partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area that will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth.

Environmental and social changes are deeply affecting Euro-Mediterranean agro-food systems and water resources. Climate change, unsustainable agricultural practices, over-exploitation of natural resources, new lifestyle behaviours (diet, physical activity and socio-cultural) and low profitability of smallholders put a strain on the sustainable and healthy development of the Region, with major impacts on its societies.

The increased complexity and multidimensionality of such social, economic and environmental challenges can only be tackled through common efforts and resources with a research and innovation approach. PRIMERA's call for 2020 are officially open for the following topics:

  • Management of water
  • Agro-Food value chain
  • Farming System RIA
  • Farming systems IA
  • Nexus
  • Multi-Topic

For more information visit the PRIMERA website.

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