Global Crop Diversity Trust Awards 2008

Eligible Countries

Information about the funding opportunity
The competitive grants scheme supports the evaluation of genetic resources. The Trust will provide approximately 20ยข25 grants annually over the next three years, to enable breeders and others to screen germplasm collections for important characteristics and to make the information generated publicly available.

Funding Web Address

USD$ 5,000 to 30,000


Deadline for Application

How to apply
All applications must be made on an official proposal form that can be downloaded at .
Applications can be sent electronically (either scanned or in PDF format with signature) to the email below or by hard copy or fax to the contact details below.

Eligible research topics
Screening of germplasm collections for important genetic traits.

Who can apply
Any individual or group of individuals working in recognized governmental, public non-governmental and/or private institution, provided the application receives official endorsement from the institution(s) concerned. In the event the applicant is not the legal owner of the collection or collections to be screened, permission of the collection owner must be obtained prior to application.

Contact details

Contact Address
Global System Project Manager
Evaluation Awards Scheme
Global Crop Diversity Trust
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome

+39 (06) 57055634


Donor Organization(s)
  • Global Crop Diversity Trust

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