As part of its celebration of Philippine Book Development Month, the National Book Development Board – Philippines (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, has launched a call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund (NBDTF) Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25% of their manuscripts or research works for books. The chosen works will receive a grant of P200,000.00 each.

Manuscripts/research works for books should be on any of the following: 1. Local History and Culture, 2. Traditional Medicine / Integrative Medicine / Tropical Medicine, 3. Food Science and Technology / Organic Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture / Agritourism, 4. Popular Science

Deadline for submissions is on May 31, 2015.

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