GCRF - Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition call

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In February 2019 we will be launching a new funding call to support the development of research partnerships focussed on the intersection of culture, history, and society with all stages of the food systems chain, from production through to consumption and policy, in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

This call is part of the UK Research and Innovation GCRF Collective Programme. For more information visit the: UK Research and Innovation: UKRI GCRF Collective Programme webpage.

This page will be updated with further details about the funding call once they are available.

Attend the Workshop

We are running a workshop on Friday, 8 March 2019 in London to bring together researchers working in this area and provide more information on the funding call.

Find out more on the workshop event page at: ahrc.ukri.org/newsevents/events/calendar/workshop-cultures-and-histories-of-agriculture-food-and-nutrition-ukri-gcrf-collective-programme and express your interest in attending.

Opening Dates

Call Opens: 28/02/2019

Closing Dates

Closing Date: 16/05/2019

The exact dates this call will open and close are still to be confirmed and are subject to change. Dates will be confirmed when the full call details are released.

How to make an application

Full details about how to apply will follow when the call is launched.

Further Information

The AHRC is collating a contact list of researchers interested in forming partnerships and finding others working in similar areas. You can view the current list on our Partnership Building Contact List (PDF, 720KB) (updated: 8/2/19). If you would like your details to be added to this list, please complete the Partnership Building form.

If you are interested in this funding opportunity, you may also be interested in another UKRI GCRF Collective programme call: As part of the broader UKRI GCRF Collective programme, MRC, on behalf of UKRI, is running a new funding call to support research which will examine the mechanistic links between nutrition/diet and non-communicable diseases in a context specific manner. Full details of the call can be found on the MRC website at mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/mrc-gcrf/mechanistic-nutrition-research-in-lmics.


The AHRC work with the UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS) to deliver all of our funding activities. All queries regarding eligibility for funding and applications in progress and also queries regarding current awards, should be directed to the SBS team dealing with your subject area using the contacts page

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