Competitive Grants Scheme

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The Competitive Grants Scheme provides for access of public funds for eligible public and non-public agricultural Research Institutes agricultural research service providers like the private sector, civil society and universities to carry out agricultural research.

Background
The first Competitive Grant activity in NARO was under COARD project funded by EU in eastern Uganda in the year 2004. In 2005 there was reconstitution of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) following the NARS Policy 2003 and the NAR Act 2005.

This brought in all institutions undertaking agricultural research using public resources under the coordination, oversight and guidance of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). This included public institutions, private sector, universities and civil society organisations. Read More

Call for Proposals

Call Criteria for research Concept Note/Proposal

Highly innovative Concept Notes that will deliver tangible products along the value chain addressing priority commodities under the Agricultural Technology Agribusiness Advisory services ( ATAAS) and focussing on particular agro-ecological zones of Uganda are hereby invited.

The Concept Notes should be in areas of crops, forestry, fisheries, livestock and cross-cutting areas of social economics.

Call Criteria for research Concept Note/Proposal

Highly innovative Concept Notes that will deliver tangible products along the value chain addressing priority commodities under the Agricultural Technology Agribusiness Advisory services ( ATAAS) and focussing on particular agro-ecological zones of Uganda are hereby invited.

The Concept Notes should be in areas of crops, forestry, fisheries, livestock and cross-cutting areas of social economics.

National and Zonal priorities

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National and Zonal priorities as the basis for the CGS
There is a national agricultural research priorities determined through a process of aggregation, synthesis and analysis of the research needs emerging from stakeholder-led structures established to identify farmers and other stakeholders demands, needs and opportunities. Read More…

Funding

36344ca48475f863c1fe44d1c1cfab3f_XLFunding of CGS comes from the public in this case the Government of Uganda, private institutions, development partners and individuals. CGS fund encourages competition in the provision of research services in order to enhance quality and relevance of the services provided. Read More…

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