Special Projects

Consortium Companies are eligible to develop and participate in special collaborative projects with WorldVeg, subject to additional collaboration costs paid by Consortium Companies to WorldVeg. These projects will be made available to Consortium Companies to participate. Opportunities to participate in selected collaborative projects will be promoted by APSA to all its members from time-to-time.

Below is the timeline for special projects 2021. While the consortium term is a yearly basis, companies signing the special project(s) will be provided a separate agreement and it is mandatory to be the consortium member in the first year of the special projects. 

 

To apply, please contact Ms. Xiaofeng Li at xiaofeng_apsa@163.com

 

Projects

Project duration

Pre-activity

Project call

Funding requested (US$)

Agreement signing and payment

Multilocation trial in Africa

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1 Mar. 2021 - 31 Dec. 2022

 

28 Oct. 2020 - 28 Feb. 2021

Minimum of 5 companies (US$15,000/company); maximum of 15 companies (US$12,000/company). Special arrangement can be done if less than 5 companies are interested.

1 Jan. 2021 - 28 Feb. 2021

Heat stress tolerance

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1 Jul. 2021 - 30 June 2024

 

28 Oct. 2020 - 30 Apr. 2021

Minimum of 15 companies (US$23,333/company); maximum of 25 companies (US$14,000/company)

1 Jan. - 31 May. 2021

Bitter gourd breeding

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1 Jan. 2022 - 31 Dec. 2024

30 Sep. 2021 (open field day)

1 Nov. 2021 - 31 Dec. 2021

Companies with <50 employees: US$ 30,000
Companies with >50 employees: US$ 50,000

1 Dec. 2021 – 31 Jan. 2022