The key objectives of this call are to enhance Food Security measures in Qatar through investing in applied research for the primary theme of “Local Food Production” and related secondary themes. Also, it aims to harness external expertise and knowledge in Food Security related science and technology to develop solutions for the local Qatari conditions.
Each award is up to US$ 200,000 per year and each award can be up to three years.
Responsiveness to Challenges
The primary research area for this call is local food production and will include th e below secondary research areas;
- Community Initiative
- Policy and Legislation
- Strengthening resilience among people and Agrifood systems
- Supply Chain
This call aims to foster the development of productive and sustainable food systems that increase food security, enhance nutrition and strengthen resilience.