Collaborative Crop Research Program
The Collaborative Crop Research Program (CCRP) is a competitive grants program funded by The McKnight Foundation for the purpose of increasing food security for resource-poor people in developing countries. As of 3/14/2011 , the program supports 39 collaborative projects in 17 countries around the world.
Key features of the CCRP include:
- Partnership between researchers in developing countries and industrialized countries, and/or among those in regional research, development and farmer organizations.
- Leadership by scientists in developing countries
- Focus on neglected or under-researched crops and/or problems