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Future Earth, which supports the largest global community of systems-focused sustainability researchers and innovators, and the Belmont Forum, the world’s largest consortium of transdisciplinary global change and sustainability research funders, are joining forces to establish an annual marquis congress. This congress will allow the world’s foremost research and innovation communities to come together to share [...]

Belmont Forum Addresses Disaster Risk, Response and Resilience (DR3) in its Newest Funding Call Recognizing the increasing need for risk prevention and mitigation of potential natural disasters, and rapid, effective responses during and after extreme environmental events, the Belmont Forum will launch a call for proposals, DR3, in early 2019. The call draws on the [...]

Mark your calendars! On Monday, December 10, 2018, Belmont Forum will host a Town Hall at AGU. Join us to learn more about Belmont Forum funding opportunities and meet with project awardees to discuss best practices in international transdisciplinary research!   Belmont Forum Town Hall at AGU Monday, December 10, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:30 [...]

Belmont Forum, Future Earth and JPI Oceans are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 international call for research proposals on: Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability This Collaborative Research Action (CRA) call aims to contribute to the overall challenge of ocean sustainability, using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #14 (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas [...]

The Belmont Forum, in collaboration with Future Earth, will in early fall 2018 launch a call aiming at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the globe to innovate solutions to accelerate sustainable use of oceans and minimize the effects from global change.

21 international projects recommended for funding for over 28 Million euro! Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services II Preliminary Results In October 2017, the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA launched the BiodivScen joint call on “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” with the support of the European Commission. Supported by 26 national/regional funding organisations from 23 [...]

FAPESP postdoctoral positions are available at FGV/EAESP in the city of São Paulo (Brazil) to integrate the research team that will be working in the project “Understanding Innovative Initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus in Cities” supported by the Belmont Forum ( and JPI Urban Europe ( as part of the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative – SUGI ( The fellowship will be initially for 12 months with a possible extension of another 24 months (36 months in total) and will follow the norms of the São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP (

The Secretariat is pleased to present the first ever annual report of the Belmont Forum.  Inside, you’ll learn all about what we’ve been up to in 2017.  From building community and growing partnerships to leveraging resources and advancing transdisciplinary science, we’ve been busy! Happy reading! Belmont Forum Annual Report 2017

The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the publication of 22new resources submitted by Awardees on our website.  The presentations and journal articles were submitted by members of the GOTHAM and BITMAP projects.

  Twelve transnational research projects have been recommended for awards totaling 11.5 million euros from the Belmont Forum and NORFACE joint programme Transformations to Sustainability (T2S). The twelve teams with 56 principal investigators will undertake research in transformations to sustainability areas ranging from groundwater, mining, urban areas and land registration, to the role of migration [...]