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The first Green ERA-HUB call on “Contributions towards a sustainable and resilient agri-food system” was pre-announced. The OrganicTargets4EU project is hosting the CORE Organic Network of European Public Finders that is actively engaged in the Green ERA Hub (GEH) initiative. The GEH gathers, along with the CORE Organic, 15 international networks from the agri-food and biotechnology area. The GEH started its activities in September 2022, and it plans to launch three research calls across different thematic areas.

The first GEH call encompasses the funding network of 18 funding bodies from 14 countries: Belgium, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Spain, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Urugay. In accordance with the Call scope, proposals must address one of the following four topics:

  1. Enhance fertilizer efficiency and reduce fertilizer use
  2. Increase European protein self-sufficiency
  3. Mitigate GHG emissions in agricultural and food system
  4. Sustainable energy use and production in agri-food systems

Proposed projects can include approaches for organic farming and/or food, as well as conventional approaches. For more details regarding the time-frame and participation in the call, please see the pre-announcement document. The call announcement will be published in May 2023 on: where some details presented in this pre-announcement may be subject to change before the launch of the call.

For more information, GEH Call Secretariat contacts are: