Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Nestle Foundation ‘Research Grants and Support 2014′ for Low-or-Lower Middle Income Countries

Deadline:10 January 2014

Nestle Foundation is accepting ‘Letter of Intent’ from institutions in Low or lower middle income countries for ‘Research Grants and Support’ 2014. The main purpose of the grants project is to support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. Duration of grant can be from one to three years.

Institutions focused in human nutrition, specially maternal and child nutrition are highly encouraged to apply for the grant project. Applications can be submitted for Research Grants (Training, Pilot and Full (small/large)); Institutional Support; or enLINK Research Grant Program.

Eligibility Criteria –

    Applicant institution must be departments or institutes from universities, hospitals other institutions of higher education in low- or lower middle-income countries.
    The proposed project should be primarily concerned with human nutrition research issues dealing with – maternal and child nutrition, including breastfeeding and complementary feeding;  macro- and micronutrient deficiencies and imbalances; interactions between infection and nutrition; and nutrition education and health promotion.
    The proposed project should enable institution strengthening and capacity building in a sustainable manner in the host country and further cooperation and collaboration between Institutions in developed and developing countries.
    Applications from individuals who are non-affiliated researchers and not attached to research or academic institutions can also apply.

For more information, please visit Nestle Foundation Research Grant and Support page.

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