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Expected Impacts from FOSC

  • Support carbon neutral agriculture and food chains
  • Understanding the effects of climate change on global food value chains
  • Develop solutions posed by environmental changes to the food system

The foundations of FOSC were set by the following partners


The Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) stimulates collaboration between 24 EU Member States, associated countries and New Zealand, and provides coherence in research programming for addressing the interconnected challenges of sustainable agriculture, food security and impacts of climate change.

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The Belmont Forum is a partnership of funding organizations, international science councils, and regional consortia committed to the advancement of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary science. Forum operations are guided by the Belmont Challenge, a vision document that encourages: International transdisciplinary research providing knowledge for understanding, mitigating and adapting to global environmental change.


LEAP-Agri is a joint Europe Africa Research and Innovation (R&I) initiative related to Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA). 30 partners, including 24 Ministries and Funding Agencies (Group of Funders) from 18 European and African countries decide to join their forces and funding to build an ERA-Net Cofund project with a financial support of the European Commission.