International Funding Opportunity for 87 Developing Countries from USAID
Deadline: December 4. 2012
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) in conjunction with the National Science Foundation (NSF) has a science funding opportunity known as PEER (Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research) Science.
PEER Science is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to USAID and conducted in partnership with their NSF-funded collaborators. Areas in which both NSF and USAID have strong mutual interests include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Food security topics such as agricultural development, fisheries, and plant genomics
- Climate change impacts such as water sustainability, hydrology, ocean acidification, climate process and modeling, and environmental engineering
- Other development topics including disaster mitigation, biodiversity, water, and renewable energy
Proposals in these topical areas of interest may be submitted by applicants based in any of the 87 PEER Science-Eligible Countries [see http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/dsc/peerscience/PGA_070201]
The application and other information is available at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/dsc/PEERscience/index.htm;
Inquiries can be made via e-mail to email@example.com
Another informative link can be found at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/dsc/peerscience/PGA_071743.