JST to fund three Belmont Forum research projects

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The Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST, President HASHIMOTO Kazuhito) has decided to fund three research projects as a part of the Belmont Forum Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production Collaborative Research Action (CRA).

The Belmont Forum is a group of funding organizations engaged in funding research related to global environmental change.

The call for proposals titled Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production was in cooperation with seven funding organizations from seven countries and regions open from February 17 to October 10, 2022. The call saw a total of 16 applications including Japanese researchers (32 overall), out of which 3 with Japanese researchers (7 overall) were selected for funding, based on the results of an evaluation by an independent panel of experts.

Each project is planned to be funded for approximately three years with support of up to 30 million yen per project (including indirect costs).

Read the full press release here

This article was first published on 17 March by the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

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