Grant Program 2012 - The Premio Daniel Carasso

Posted by Shofi Fida Thursday, December 29, 2011 0 comments
Closing Date: January 31,2012.

The PREMIO DANIEL CARASSO (the “Prize”) is an international award that recognizes and supports a researcher who has achieved outstanding basic or applied research work on the topic “sustainable food and diets for long term human health.
As part of its Cross-Cutting Initiative on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition, the FAO defined sustainable diets in 2010 in these terms:
“SUSTAINABLE DIETS are those diets with low environmental impacts which contribute to food and nutrition security and to healthy life for present and future generations. Sustainable diets are protective and respectful of biodiversity and ecosystems, culturally acceptable, accessible, economically fair and affordable, nutritionally adequate, safe and healthy, while optimizing natural and human resources”.
Long-term human health includes the full realization of health capital during growth and development, the prevention of disease, and ageing well at an acceptable human, economic, and environmental cost.
Eligible scientific domains include basic and applied research in: Nutrition, Food Studies, Food Sciences and Technology, Agriculture, Agronomy, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agro-ecology, Ecology, Biodiversity, Environmental Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Implementation Research, Nutrition/Food/Agricultural policies (Toxicology is not included).
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