The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative research call on the theme: Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society. The goal of this CRA is to produce the necessary knowledge and propose solutions to maintain well-functioning soils and groundwater systems in the Critical Zone, or rehabilitate them where degraded, through:
Details of the call and the application process are provided via the application portal https://bfgo.org. There are also training modules available for proposers on the Belmont Forum YouTube channel. Before starting to prepare proposals, applicants are advised to contact their funding organisation(s) as listed in the annex documents for the call.
A total of 10 funders from 9 countries have committed cash and in-kind resources for this call: FAPESP (Brazil), AllEnvi (France), ANR (France), CNR (Italy), JST (Japan), QNRF (Qatar), KAUST (Saudi Arabia), RFBR (Russia), MOST (Taipei) and NSF (USA).
Find further information and call documents at https://www.belmontforum.org/cras/#soils2020