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Grant recipients of the BBSRC and FAPESP 2017 Brazilian Livestock and Agriculture Call announced

last modified May 30, 2018 02:35 PM
10 projects are to be funded by BBSRC and FAPESP through the Newton Fund's Joint Pump-Priming Awards for AMR and Insect Pest Resistance in Livestock and Agriculture.

10 collaborative projects are being funded, involving leading UK and São-Paulo-based bioscience research teams. The joint research will focus on resistance challenges impacting the livelihoods of Brazilian farmers and will address a range of important issues, from bovine mastitis and poultry productivity to pests of sugarcane and citrus trees.

A joint total of over £1 million has been awarded by BBSRC and FAPESP, whereby BBSRC will support project costs for the UK-based researchers, whilst FAPESP will support project costs for their São-Paulo-based partners.

 

For the complete list of research proposals funded under this scheme see the BBSRC website.

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