Almost 700 proposals were submitted in response to the third call for proposals under the AIR programme of RTD and demonstration in the field of agriculture and agro-industry, including fisheries, 1990-1994. Three Directorates-General were involved in this call. Following the first stage of the selection process, DG XII has retained 41 projects, DG XIV has accepted a further 22, while DG VI has established a list of some 50 projects. The selection procedure is continuing and a final list of projects to receive funding is expected in May 1994. This final call under the current AIR programme, which covered all Areas and topics included in the workprogramme, closed on 14 January 1994. The budget available for project funding under this call is approximately ECU 45 million.