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JPIAMR 13th call: One Health interventions to prevent the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance

Sida is joining a call for proposals under the umbrella of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), to support participation of researchers from a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of the call is to understand, design and compare the impact of interventions on the development and transmission of antibiotic resistance.

The call has financial support from the European Commission and includes funding organisations from 21 JPIAMR member countries. Sweden is represented by Sida and the Swedish Research Council. The total estimated call budget is 24.9 million Euro.

This call advocates for a One Health approach. Proposals should focus on at least two One Health Settings: Human Health, Animal Health, and Environment, and should aim to either:

  • Understand the impact of interventions on the development and transmission of antibiotic resistance in, and/or between, at least two One Health settings; OR
  • Design, implement, evaluate, and/or compare innovative interventions to control the development and transmission of antibiotic resistance in, and/or between, at least two One Health settings.

Who can apply?

Sida will support the participation of researchers from low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and other sub-Saharan African countries where Sweden has bilateral development cooperation, to participate in transnational research consortia.

Institutions eligible to apply are Africa-based domestic universities or other academic research institutions, including non-profit organisations and international organisations, in the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Profit-making organizations are not eligible to receive Sida funding within this initiative.

Full eligibility criteria for Sida funding are specified in Annex B: National Rules and Requirements of the call text.

How and when to apply?

The call has a two-step application procedure.

  • Call opens: 14 January 2021 (11.00 CET)
  • Deadline pre-proposal submission: 16 March 2021 (12.00 CET)
  • Deadline full proposals: 12 July 2021

A live webinar will be held on the 28th of January 2021 at 15.00 CET presenting the call and the partner search tool. Representatives from funders participating in the call will be available to answer questions live.

A match-making tool has been created for applicants, to facilitate networking and the creation of consortia. The tool can be consulted for several purposes:

  • Partner looking for project: As individual researcher or a representative of a lab or research team, searching for a project to join.
  • Project looking for partner: If you want to build a consortium around an existing project and want to find partners for your project ideas.

Applicants interested in Sida funding may direct inquires to Research Advisor Dr. Markus Moll at For general questions, please contact the call secretariat:

Updated: 4 February 2021