BBSRC Responsive Research Grants

Eligible Geographic Areas
Grants are open to organisations from developing countries (as defined in the OECD DAC List, available at

Information about the funding opportunity
The Grants aim to enhance the quality and impact of research addressing the goals of sustainable agriculture, improved natural resource management, and food security in both the developed and less developed world.

Funding Web Address

Between GBP�0,000 and �0,000 over 4 four years


Deadline for Application

Information on deadlines
Researchers can apply at any time for responsive research grants, preferably in priority areas identified by the committee. Other deadlines for funding applications are: 16 January 2008, 23 April 2008, 16 July 2008.

How to apply
Follow link to application guidelines

Application guidelines path

Eligible research topics
Agri-food, Animal sciences, plant and microbial sciences.

Who can apply
UK researchers normally eligible for BBSRC or DFID funding, and non-UK researchers, based in recognised higher education institutions, research organisations, or organisations with a credible research capacity based in the UK or in developing countries.

Contact details

Contact Address
Alan W G Harrison
Science and Technology Group
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon SN2 1UH

+44 (1793) 413318

+44 (1793) 413372


Donor Organization(s)
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

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