Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Programme Grant

PATH is pleased to release a second Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for grants opportunities under the Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Programme (NEEP).

Call for Concept Notes, Regional Ag Research

The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) is pleased to issue its first call for concept notes in 2014, for regional agricultural research and development projects.

Open call: impact evaluations of CGIAR research

The CGIAR Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) announced a two-stage call for proposals on experimental impact evaluations of CGIAR research. SPIA invites researchers from academic institutions and from CGIAR Centers or CGIAR Research Programs to submit proposals for impact evaluation projects that are based on an experimental design (randomized design or natural experiments). While the >> Read more

CGIAR Commits to Mainstreaming Breeding for Mineral & Vitamin Traits

(Cross-posted from, written by Frank Rijsberman.) When HarvestPlus started ten years ago as a joint program of CIAT and IFPRI, with the goal of tackling hidden hunger caused by a lack of vital minerals and vitamins in the diet through biofortification, they faced some big challenges:   Would it be possible to develop staple food crops with high enough mineral or >> Read more