Research Funding

Achieving Healthy Growth through Agriculture and Nutrition

Deadline:  October 31, 2013

Achieving Healthy Growth through Agriculture and Nutrition, the first program launched through the Grand Challenges India partnership, is now accepting applications. This program joins others within the Grand Challenges family of grant programs supported by the Gates Foundation and its partners. It seeks a comprehensive set of approaches – spanning innovation in  nutrition and agriculture and social innovation – to 1) reduce the high incidence of low birth weight, early stunting, and wasting in Indian children less than 2 years of age and 2) prevent under nutrition in women of reproductive age and in children from 0-2 years of age.

 The application deadline is October 31, 2013. Details on how to apply for a grant can be found at http://www.grandchallenges.org/GrantOpportunities/Pages/GCIndia_healthygrowth.aspx.

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