IDRC Call for Proposals: Developing Innovative Veterinary Solutions for the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance
Deadline: 12 September 2018
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its Developing innovative veterinary solutions for the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Research proposals should focus on new or improved product-oriented solutions that would significantly reduce the therapeutic and/or non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in LMICs in poultry, swine, and/or aquaculture production. These solutions should target the prevention and control of infectious diseases of importance in LMICs and the reduction of the use of antibiotics as growth promoters.
It expect budgets to be in the range of CA$1 million – $3 million
- Eligible research teams should be working on veterinary solutions to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with a focus on poultry, swine, or aquaculture animals. At least one of the administering institutions should be based in a low or middle-income country.
- The proposed veterinary solution must focus on poultry, swine, or aquaculture animals.
- The research team must include at least one researcher from an institution based in a low or middle-income country as principle investigator or co-applicant.
- Applicants from academia, private, and public sector organizations with a strong research focus are eligible for this global call.
- Applicants from the UN system are not eligible to apply to this call as lead or co-applicant organizations, but they may participate as collaborating organizations.
- Applicants from the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Centres are not eligible as a lead organization, but are eligible as co-applicants or collaborating organizations.
- The lead applicant and co-applicants may negotiate and develop funding arrangements directly with third-party organizations for specific services. IDRC will not contract directly with third-party organizations. Applications that involve third-party organizations must clearly justify their involvement and explain their role(s). The total third-party participation in a project is set at a maximum of 30% of the budget. At most, a person can apply as the principle investigator for one project and be a co-applicant for one additional project.
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