Nominations Open for 2019 Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2019 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) Regional Pitch Competition!

Deadline: 1 September 2018 Are you a nutrition sensitive SME in Malawi, Ethiopia or Kenya? Does your product/service/concept address a local diet quality gap and increase the consumption of safe and nutritious foods? If yes, then apply and stand the chance win a trip to Nairobi to compete in the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition (Africa Edition)! The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SBN) in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has organized the first … [Read more...]

First Nations: Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program

Deadline: 4 October 2018 First Nations is seeking applications for its “Native Agriculture and Food Systems (NAFSI) Scholarship Program” to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts. First Nations will award five $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Food Program Grants!

Deadline: 26 August 2018 The United Palestinian Appeal (UPA) is seeking applications for its Food Program Grants with an aim to support projects that combat hunger and malnutrition among Palestinians of all ages living in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), the Gaza Strip and refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. UPA was established in 1978 in New York state by Palestinian-Americans from the business and professional communities who shared a vision of an efficient and professionally … [Read more...]

CTA Call for Proposals: ICT- Enabled Mechanisation in Africa

Deadline: 11 October 2018 The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is accepting proposals for "ICT- Enabled Mechanisation in Africa" to support the implementation of ICT enabled mechanisation services facilitating farmland cultivation and job creation for youth in Africa and share lessons learnt. The objective of the ICT for agriculture programme of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is to explore and implement initiatives supportive of … [Read more...]

ENTAG’s 4th Innovation Fund: Promoting Innovations in Various Agricultural Sub-Sectors in Ethiopia

Deadline: 24 August 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the 4th Innovation Fund that is managed by the Ethiopia-Netherlands Trade Facility for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG) to promote innovations in various agricultural sub-sectors in Ethiopia that benefit smallholder farmers. ENTAG falls under the Bilateral Ethiopian Netherlands Effort for Food, Income and Trade Partnership (BENEFIT), which is implemented by Wageningen University & Research from The Netherlands and funded by the … [Read more...]

BBSRC UK-India Agricultural Data: Enhancement by Integration, Interpretation and Reusability

Deadline: 18 September 2018 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), all parts of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), with the Indian Government’s Department for Biotechnology (DBT), are pleased to pre-announce a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focussing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for ERBACHER Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2019 The ERBACHER Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to sponsor charitable projects that make life in the country possible, worth living and future-oriented. The ERBACHER Foundation supports development aid intents in rural regions worldwide. Projects especially important for those promoting livestock husbandry, crop production, drinking water supply and environmental protection. The Foundation wants to contribute in making life in rural areas … [Read more...]

AgriDiversity Program: Helping Under-represented Groups in Canadian Agriculture

Deadline: 30 September 2022 Applications are now open for the AgriDiversity Program which aims to help under-represented groups in Canadian agriculture, including youth, women, Indigenous Peoples, and persons with disabilities, to fully participate in the sector by helping these groups address the key issues and barriers they often face for sector participation. The program will help to strengthen the sector and build its capacity by: helping diverse groups to better develop their … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 APEC Climate Center Downscaling Training Program​​

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The APEC Climate Center has announced the hosting of training program with the subject of User-oriented Statistical Downscaling of Climate Change Scenario for Agriculture and Water Resources from October 15th to 20th to be held in Busan, Korea. The 1-week training program aims to provide an introduction to statistical downscaling for climate change scenarios, and to guide participants in applying the produced data to the fields of agriculture and water … [Read more...]

VALUE4HER Programme: Increasing Incomes for Women from Agribusinesses

Deadline: 15 September 2018 CTA in collaboration with its regional partners, African Women in Agribusiness Network (AWAN East Africa) and the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has launched a programme initiative named VALUE4HER. VALUE4HER is a continental initiative aimed at increasing incomes for women from agribusinesses through access to markets, finance, improving knowledge, skills and capacity and through advocacy, thus addressing some of the key barriers for … [Read more...]

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Seeking Proposals for AgriRisk Initiatives – Microgrants

Deadline: 28 September 2018 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is currently seeking academic research proposals relevant to Canada’s business risk management policy objectives in the agriculture sector. The AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) program supports the development of new risk management tools for use in the agriculture sector. ARI is a Canadian Agricultural Partnership Business Risk Management (BRM) initiative. It includes two funding streams: ARI Research and Development (ARI R&D), and … [Read more...]

AgriRisk Initiatives: Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream

Deadline: 28 September 2018 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is seeking applications for its AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI): Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream. The AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) program supports the development of new risk management tools for use in the agriculture sector.  ARI is a Canadian Agricultural Partnership Business Risk Management (BRM) initiative. It includes two funding streams: ARI Research and Development (ARI R&D), and ARI Administration Capacity … [Read more...]

The Embassy of Japan in Uganda: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The Embassy of Japan in Uganda is seeking proposals for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) which provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations to support community development projects which directly benefit people at the grassroots level. Project Areas Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under GGP. Preferable, however, are projects in the areas below. Particular … [Read more...]

AGRA: Catalyzing and Sustaining Agricultural Transformation in Rwanda

Deadline: 20 August 2018 The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Catalyzing and Sustaining Agricultural Transformation in Rwanda". Objectives AGRA seeks to contribute to four interrelated and interdependent objectives: Increased staple crop productivity for smallholder farmers; Strengthened and expanded access to output markets; Increased capacity of smallholder farming households and agricultural systems to better … [Read more...]

Hindustan Unilever Foundation Request for Concept Notes from NGOs in India

Deadline: 15 August 2018 fundsforNGOs Premium at 50% Discount. Now sign up for as low as ₹6000/year and get unlimited access to donors, grants and resources. Limited Period Offer. Sign up Today! Hindustan Unilever Foundation (HUF) has issued a request for concept notes from Indian NGOs scalable solutions that can transform India's water footprint in agriculture from a highly inefficient state to one of 'more crop per drop' for submission in 2018 (July-September). Specifically, the … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Improving Delivery of Seed and Soil Technologies in Mozambique

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is seeking concept notes for a project entitled "Improved delivery of seed and soil technologies in Mozambique". AGRA is focused on putting smallholder farmers at the center of the continent’s growing economy by transforming agriculture from a solitary struggle to survive into farming as a business that thrives. As the sector that employs the majority of Africa’s people, nearly all small-scale farmers, AGRA … [Read more...]

USAID/Feed the Future: Request for Applications for Enhance and Alliance Projects

Deadline: 31 August 2018 The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for its Enhance and Alliance Projects to enhance the production, marketing, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) in the target countries in order to increase the incomes, livelihoods, nutrition, and health of households, especially those of vulnerable women and children. Themes Integrate future … [Read more...]

ADB’S New Grant to promote Sustainable and Climate-Smart Agriculture Value Chains in Lao PDR

New grant of $40.5 million has been announced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help farmers and agribusinesses develop sustainable and climate-smart agriculture value chains in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). The Climate-Friendly Agribusiness Value Chains Sector Project will help Lao PDR improve crop productivity, diversify agricultural products, and enhance climate resilience by improving storage and processing facilities, promoting the use of biofertilizers and organic … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SEED Replicator Workshop in Malawi

Deadline: 26 August 2018 Do you have plans to start your own business, and are looking for the next steps to take? Do you want to refine your business model and collaborate with successful eco-inclusive enterprises worldwide? Do you want your NGO to be financially independent and learn from enterprise solutions that work? If yes, then apply for SEED Replicator Workshop. SEED is a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy that was founded by the United … [Read more...]