USDA-NIFA: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is currently seeking applications for Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA). Objectives Program seeks to: promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in order to … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme in Brazil

Deadline: 19 February 2017 The British Council is seeking applications for its "Newton Professional Development and Engagement Programme” with an aim to support the professional development and community engagement of Brazilian public and civil society institutions, science museums and botanic gardens, by supporting them to develop or improve specific skills relevant to the social and economic development of Brazil. Thematic Areas Urban Transformations (including human rights, tackling … [Read more...]

VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

STDF-CDTI Joint Call for Proposals: Egyptian-Spanish Innovation Programme (ESIP)

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) in collaboration with the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) is seeking proposals for its "Egyptian-Spanish Innovation Programme (ESIP)" to promote and fund market driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-Ied Research, Development and innovation collaborative projects between entities from both countries. The joint call for proposals aims to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Addressing Urban Agriculture for Multiple Benefits under EU-China Urbanisation Partnership

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program "Resource-efficient urban agriculture for multiple benefits – contribution to the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership" to support the development of innovative production systems both conventional and organic and their associated value chains in cooperation with relevant local actors and stakeholders, and according to business models that target economic and social benefits. With increasing urbanisation, … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: AgrAbility – Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities in United States

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its "AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities" to  provide education, assistance, and support to farmers with disabilities engaged in production agriculture, helping them and their families maintain optimal production and experience enhanced quality of life. The AgrAbility program supports the United States rural … [Read more...]

Aussie Farmers Foundation Grants: Inviting Organizations Working in Rural and Regional Australia

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Aussie Farmers Foundation is currently inviting organizations working in rural and regional Australia for its Grants program. Aussie Farmers Foundation aims to partner with best practice organisations who are delivering services in country Australia, where there has been an identified need of assistance. Focus Areas Economic wellbeing of farms and farming families Disaster relief for farming communities including drought Kids health & healthy eating … [Read more...]

USDA/Agricultural Marketing Service: Local Food Promotion Program for United States

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is seeking applications for its Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) to increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets, by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017!

Deadline: 8 February 2017 Applications are open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017 under the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) that promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP. The Tailor-Made Training programme (TMT) is one of the modalities of the NFP. A … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Objectives To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’. To promote … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting International Cooperation Activities on Agriculture Soil Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Supporting International Cooperation Activities on Agriculture Soil Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption". Climate change is among one of the threats for the future capacity of agriculture to cope with increased demands on food production. This challenge can be addressed, among other options, by changes in land and soil management at the farm level. Funding Information The … [Read more...]

2017 SWITCH Africa Green SEED Awards: Finding Promising and Locally Led Start-Up Eco-Inclusive Enterprises!

Deadline: 8 March 2017 Is your enterprise small, locally driven and eco-inclusive with an ambition to be in the vanguard of green and inclusive growth? Does your enterprise need tailored support to grow to its full potential? If yes, then apply for 2017 SWITCH Africa Green-SEED Awards. Applications are open for the 2017 SWITCH Africa Green-SEED Awards with a motive to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and … [Read more...]

European Commission: Permanent Grassland – Farming Systems and Policies Program

Deadline:  14 February 2017 European Commission is seeking applications from eligible entities for a program entitled "Permanent grassland – farming systems and policies". The continuity and permanence of grasslands is a key to ensuring the conservation of biodiversity and the provision of ecosystem services. There is an urgent need to recognize and add value to the multiple ecological functions of grasslands. In turn, this requires the generation of a wide range of data to characterize … [Read more...]

USAID Farmer Led Conservation Agriculture Activity: Supporting Participating Farmers in Afghanistan

Deadline: 30 January 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), funded Regional Agricultural Development Program – North (USAID RADP-North) is seeking applications from eligible entities for Farmer Led Conservation Agriculture activity that is designed to support participating farmers in implementing the second year of the Conservation Agriculture (CA) management plan which they have already developed, help them develop as advanced CA farmers, and help each of them … [Read more...]

Apply for The UC Berkeley-11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking applications for "Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship" to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems: agricultural and nutritional policy, the food industry, food science, technology and culture, rural and urban farming, agriculture and the environment (including climate change), global trade and supply chains, consolidation and securitization of the food … [Read more...]

Health and Nutrition Innovation Fund: Inviting Organizations across Pakistan

Deadline: 16 January 2017 The Health and Nutrition Innovation Fund (HANIF) is seeking applications for its third round of funding in order to increase access to and impact of services for RMNCH and Nutrition. The fund aims to foster and promote innovations and out-of-box solutions to benefit poor communities, and increase their influence in policy decisions. Health and Nutrition Innovation Fund (HANIF) as a grant fund for PHNP focuses on demand, accountability and supply of quality RMNCH and … [Read more...]

National Science Foundation’s Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Competitive Grants Program: Awarding Grants up to $5,000,000

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently accepting applications for its Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Competitive Grants Program. Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computational algorithms and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, reliability, and usability that will far exceed the simple embedded … [Read more...]

EU-ZEAT BEAD Component 2:  Sustainable Supply of Agriculture and Livestock Inputs and Services in South Sudan

Deadline: 16 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Implementation of ZEAT BEAD Component 2 Sustainable supply of agriculture and livestock inputs and services through the private sector” with an aim to improve food security and income for rural small holders of South Sudan. The programme is divided into four lots: Lot 1: Former Lakes State € 3.000.000 Lot 2: Former Warrap State € 3.000.000 Lot 3: … [Read more...]

Apply for Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship in Unites States!

Deadline: 6 January 2017 Applications are open for "Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship" to cultivate a healthier and happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the planet. Benefits Support the next generation of farmers committed to sustainable farming practices by offering $150,000 yearly in funds to students studying sustainable agriculture. This year, 15 winners will each be eligible to … [Read more...]

CFSI 2017 Call for Proposals: Promoting Family Farming in West Africa

Deadline: 7 March 2017 The Fondation de France and the Comité Français pour la Solidarité Internationale (CSFI) are accepting proposals for a programme entitled” "Promotion of family farming in West Africa (Pafao)" 2017 with an aim to boost local initiatives to increase access to food through viable and sustainable family agriculture in Africa, share their knowledge and experience on a wider scale and contribute to the documentation on the sustainability of this agricultural … [Read more...]

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