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The European Commission Horizon 2020 – Food Systems Africa

Purpose: Proposals shall assess and deliver better nutrition performance of African farming systems, strengthening the agro-biodiversity (and integrated aquaculture systems) and food diversity. They shall address innovative approaches in local food systems while covering technological, food safety, social and gender issues[2], and address sustainable postharvest technologies, including bio-based packaging, to reduce food waste along the post-harvest/consumer chain and plastic littering. Empowerment of small farmers (including aquafarmers) and processors benefitting rural areas leading to diversity of diets and improving food identity is essential. Eligibility South African entities may apply. Award Amount Up to €7 million may be awarded. Closing Date: 23 January 2019 For more information, please visit:
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South Africa