FFAR awards $1 million Seeding Solutions Grant to Purdue University

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded a $1 million Seeding Solutions grant to Purdue University, to develop community-based approaches to converting agricultural data and algorithms into actionable tools for farmers. This project aims to provide resources to help translate this wealth of data into real-world applications in agriculture through a community-driven, open source framework. The goal of this project is to accelerate innovation by building a community … [Read more...]

USDA: Seeking Applications for USDA-FNS-FY18-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Process and Technology Improvement Grants

Deadline: 25 June 2018 U.S Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for USDA-FNS-FY18-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Process and Technology Improvement Grants to develop and implement projects that focus on improving the quality and efficiency of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) operations and processes. Priority areas This grant competition specifically encourages applicants to respond to the following priority areas: Improve Customer … [Read more...]

14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform(25 April 2018)

The 14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme(CAADP) Partnership Platform(PP) will take place on 25 April 2018 in Gabon, following a press conference thereafter. CAADP aims to address challenges in order to consolidate and accelerate progress towards agricultural transformation in Africa. The 14th CAADP PP is organised under the theme, “Accelerating the Implementation of the National Agricultural Investment Plans to Achieve the Malabo Goals and Targets,” and is expected to … [Read more...]

EU-ENPARD III: Supporting the Development of Livelihoods in Disadvantaged Rural Regions of Georgia

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia (ENPARD III) –Support to the development of livelihoods in disadvantaged rural regions of Georgia” to improve economic opportunities (employment and employability), social integration, and the access to basic social services for the target population. The objective of this call for … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Liberia: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 20 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Liberia is seeking applications for its Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020. The Fellowship Program is a United States Government-funded program initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice President, Hubert H. Humphrey. The program is dedicated to mid-career professionals, providing an opportunity to go to the United States to participant in 10 months of graduate-level, non-degree study at a U.S. … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria: Call for Proposals for Local Small Scale Projects 2019

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria has launched a call for proposals for the Small Scale Development Projects for 2019. These projects are complementary to the large multiple-year projects implemented by the Czech Development Agency (CzDA) and are important component of the Czech Republic Development Cooperation. The projects should preferably target in the sectors of Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Water Supply and Satination Systems to support sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hubert Humphrey Program 2019!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Embassy of the United States of America in Armenia has announced the Hubert Humphrey Program 2019 competition, for mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts during the 2019-2020 academic year. Eligible Fields Agricultural & Rural Development Communications/Journalism Economic Development/Finance … [Read more...]

USAID/People in Need: Call for Proposals for the Processing and Marketing of Organic Products

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Under the USAID-funded "Organic Export Oriented Agriculture Development" project, People in Need (PIN)  has launched a grant call for agricultural households, organic producers, associations, cooperatives or groups of farmers active in the organic farming sector. The main objective of the project is to support the development of a sustainable ecological agriculture sector in Moldova. In this call, the main purpose of the action is to provide financial support to third … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Golden Peacock Awards 2018

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Nominations are open for Golden Peacock Awards to create a competition for raising overall standards and recognise the achievements of the best performing organisations. Awards presentation during the 20th World Congress on environment management on 06 - 07 July 2018 in New Delhi (India). Awards Sectors & Sub Sectors Sectors: To create intra sector competitiveness, now Golden Peacock Awards will be considered separately under the following 3 broad Sectors: … [Read more...]

USIEF: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is seeking applications for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020" that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for ten months of non-degree graduate study and related practical professional experiences. The Humphrey program was initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice-President of the United … [Read more...]

Aus4Skills: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Small Grants Fund Round 2

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Small Grants Fund (SGF) under Aus4Skills that is designed to provide small grants for activities that consolidate alumni’s professional knowledge and skills, improve the alumni’s workplace environment and strengthen alumni links with Australia. Grants under the SGF Round 2 - 2018, which builds on the success of the SGF Round 1-2017 under Aus4Skills and the Small Grants Scheme under Australia Awards Vietnam, are offered to Australia … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Uganda: 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 21 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Uganda accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This ten month fellowship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy level who have a record of leadership and a commitment to public service. Eligible Fields Agricultural and Rural Development; Economic Development/Finance and Banking Natural Resources/Environmental Policy/Climate Change; Urban and Regional Planning; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNFI Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 26 April 2018 UNFI Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to fund innovative programs that expand organic acres and increase the number of organic farmers in the United States. Priorities Areas Increase organic agriculture by significantly increasing acreage and impact that is defined and measurable. Foster the next generation of organic farmers by increasing the number of organic farmers with an impact that is defined and measurable on the National or … [Read more...]

Pitch AgriHack 2018: Inviting Young and Female Entrepreneurs to Grow Start-Up!

Deadline: 21 May 2018 The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba (regional), has launched a program entitled “Pitch AgriHack 2018” to contribute to the transformation of the agricultural sector and promotion of youth employment. The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is inviting applicants for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020" that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Paris: Changemakers Impacting Rural Communities

Deadline:  30 April 2018 Are you the leader or co-founder of a social venture based in Europe that focuses on having a positive impact on rural areas? Are you bridging the opportunity gap between urban and rural areas? Are you bringing value to rural communities, be it in arts & culture, agriculture, education, health, economic development, job opportunities…? If yes, then Join ChangemakerXchange Summit. It is a five days immersive experience where you'll connect with top changemakers … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its “Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grant” to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 ASEAN – U.S. Science Prize for Women!

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 ASEAN – U.S. Science Prize for Women which is awarded by the United States Government in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL). The 2018 Prize will provide promising, ASEAN-based, early- to mid-career female scientists with recognition awards from ASEAN and the United States government for their academic and professional achievements. The 2018 Prize will emphasize the role … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are now open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 which enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs through the stages of ideation, innovation and acceleration, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow. It is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts. The programme aims to build an innovation pipeline … [Read more...]

AfDB to Organize 2nd Edition of African Youth Agripreneur Forum and Agri-Pitch Competition

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is organizing the 2nd edition of African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) and Agri-Pitch Competition together with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, to serve as a platform for bringing together agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities. The Forum is expected to attract over 400 participants from across the continent including youth agripreneurs, agribusiness companies, investors, academia and development partners, … [Read more...]