The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet is now inviting concept notes on research topics combined with human and institutional capacity building activities to develop its portfolio of core research projects. Research may focus on sorghum in Ethiopia and sorghum and/or pearl millet in Senegal and Niger. Multicountry projects are encouraged. Project activities may be proposed from two years to four and one-half years (until July 22, 2018). Following evaluation of the concept notes, full proposals will be requested from a short-list of applicants in mid-December, and funding anticipated in the first quarter of 2014.
The call for concept notes and information on how to apply may be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/smil/opportunities . The closing date for applications is December 2, 2013 at 11:59PM CST. All applications will be submitted through a web interface found on the same page as the call for concept notes.