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CRA Call - Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production


The Belmont Forum has announced the launch of the joint Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on the theme of Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) participates in this call. Current patterns of global development, based on continuous extraction and exploitation of natural resources are unsustainable. An urgent societal transition to systems of sustainable consumption and production (SSCP) will be necessary to reach a sustainable equilibrium. This announcement is intended to inform interested individuals and groups of the research funding opportunity focused on the co-development of science and stakeholder-based approaches to attain SSCP. ​​

Call themes

THEME 1 – transdisciplinary research to help transition to green economies with sustainable systems of consumption and production
THEME 2 – sustainable and resilient industries and their governance systems
THEME 3 – social inequality and environmental justice
THEME 4 – integrating new technologies, policies, and practices into everyday life

The deadline for the submission of registration proposals is 10 May 2022.
The deadline for the submission of invited full proposals is 10 October 2022.

Further information

The announcements of the call can be found on the DFG and Belmont Forum websites.
Details of the call and the application process are provided via the Belmont Forum application portal.
For potential applicants a video tutorial is available.