2023 Call for Ideas and Suggestions on ANSO Training


The Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO), which unites scientific organizations from 60+ countries, including the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, has announced the 2023 Call for Ideas and Suggestions on ANSO Training.

Priorities Areas

  1. Environmental Changes: key regional and global environmental challenges, such as Climate Change & Adaptation, Water/Land Resources, Urbanization, Land Degradation, Biodiversity Decline, Endangered Species, Ecosystem Services, and Ecological Security, etc.
  2. Public Health: research and technology related to infectious diseases; impacts of the pandemic on the achievement of the UN SDGs, especially on Poverty, Hunger, Water and Sanitation, etc.
  3. Agriculture and Food Security: issues of great significance for sustainable agriculture such as Extreme Weather, Prediction and Prevention of Flood, Drought, Landslide and Debris Flow and other Natural Hazards; Food Productivity Monitoring and Assessing; Hybrid Technologies in Agriculture, etc.
  4. Green Technology: innovative technologies and tech-transfer in the areas of high relevance to livelihood, such as Clean Water & Water Saving; Clean Energy; Circular Economy; Environmental Protection; Decarbonization and Net-zero Carbon Emission, etc.

Principles and Advice

  1. Only researchers from ANSO member organizations (see Attachment 2 for reference) are eligible to apply for the Training Project as a Principal Investigator (PI).
  2. The team members (including the PI) should be from at least two ANSO member organizations  of  different countries. A team member from China is highly recommended.
  3. The project should involve participants/trainees from no less than three countries (not necessary from ANSO member countries).
  4. If you are currently working on an ANSO project as a PI, you cannot re-apply as a Pl; if you are working on 3 or more ANSO projects as a collaborator, you cannot work on any other ANSO projects.

Please fill up the application form (Attachment 1) for follow-up communication and discussion.

The deadline for submission is April 30th, 2023.


  1. Around 20,000-30,000 USD per project from ANSO.
  2. Executive period: 1-2 years.
  3. In-kind  funding and contribution from other resources are highly welcomed and appreciated.


Please send the completed forms to the ANSO Secretariat at training@anso.org.cn

For any questions, please contact the ANSO Secretariat by email: training@anso.org.cn

More information and applications here.