EU-Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme: Transforming Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Research, Education and Extension Services for the future

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme: Transforming Zimbabwe's Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Services for the future”. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the development of a diversified and efficient agriculture sector that promotes inclusive green economic growth. Objectives Agricultural Research: Promote … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Her Network Woman of the Year Award!

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Do you know an outstanding woman who is making an impact in any of the awards categories? Nominate Her for the Her Network Woman of the Year Awards. Nominations are open for The Her Network Woman of the Year award that is designed to publicly celebrate, showcase and honour women in diverse industries who are doing great work i.e positively affecting lives/changing the narrative through their work. The Objective of this award to unite Women through the recognition and … [Read more...]

Securing Water for Food: Inviting Applicants for Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest

Deadline: 27 September 2017 Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development has launched a global water-agriculture photo contest to call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. Aims Harness the power of images to tell a story that raises awareness and inspires action to Securing Water for Food’s commitment to enterprises and organizations with innovations … [Read more...]

Apply for Rural Women’s Award 2018! A Chance to Win $10,000

Deadline: 29 October 2017 AgriFutures Australia is seeking applications for its Rural Women’s Award 2018 that will provide a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities. The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities. Focus Areas Innovation Creativity Community … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Inviting Applications for Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United States Agency for International Development, National Institute of Food and Agriculture is inviting applications for its Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program. The primary goals of the CFPCGP are to: Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Call for Proposals for Small-Scale Local Projects (SLP) 2018

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has launched its annual call for proposals for the Small-Scale Local Projects (SLP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Phnom Penh. 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 since 2006. Qualifying Projects The projects can focus on various sectors - … [Read more...]

Organic Farming Research Foundation: Seeking Proposals for 2018 Research Grants Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is seeking proposals for its 2018 Research Grants Program that address the resiliency of organic systems to challenges like climate change and/or have economic and social considerations to complement on-farm research. OFRF offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and the greater agricultural and research communities. Funding … [Read more...]

APN Call for Proposals: Inviting Applicants for 2017 CRRP and CAPaBLE Programmes

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change Research is currently inviting applicants for the two programmes: Collaborative Regional Research Program (CRRP) Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE) Priority Topics APN invites trans- and interdisciplinary research and capacity development proposals focusing on the following topics for South Asia, Southeast Asia and Temperate East Asia as indicated below: South Asia Policy-relevant research … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

Indo-Norway Call for Proposals: Achieving Bilateral Scientific Results in the Field of Bioeconomy

Deadline: 22 November 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) are seeking applicatons for its joint funding of Indo-Norwegian joint research projects in mutually agreed fields to achieve bilateral world-class scientific results in the field of bioeconomy. Research Areas Agriculture and land based food (covered in the BIONÆR program) Biotech (applied for Bio-economy) Aquaculture Bioenergy/Biofuel Funding … [Read more...]

CIIPC Call for Applications: Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi is organising the second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition from February 5th to 10th, 2018. This workshop will take place at the National Law University, Delhi. The purpose of this workshop is to explore contemporary issues at the interface of intellectual property law and competition law in different industries. In an era … [Read more...]

INNOVATE Call for Proposals: Fostering the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations by … [Read more...]

BBSRC Call for Proposals: Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) Program

Deadline: 8 November 2017 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is seeking proposals for its Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) program to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The call aims to enhance food security by improving the productivity and health of crops important to African farmers. Its focus is on farming systems in which crops are grown primarily … [Read more...]

ISSD Call for Concept Notes: Innovation Fund to Strengthen Seed Sector Development in Uganda

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Plus Project is a 4-year project coordinated by the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) of Wageningen UR in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala is seeking concept notes for its Innovation Fund with an aim to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to … [Read more...]

Apply for National Bio-Entrepreneurship Competition 2017!

Deadline: 16 September 2017 Applications are open for the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition 2017, a nationwide competition inviting path breaking, revolutionary and scalable business ideas in the Life Science/ Biotechnology domain spanning: Healthcare including drug discovery and development, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, digital health, healthcare IT, regenerative medicine Agri-biotech including food, nutraceuticals, soil health, plant-based therapeutics Animal … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Round of Australia Awards-Africa Alumni Small Grants Scheme 2018!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Applications are open for Australia Awards – Africa Alumni Small Grants Scheme (Round 2 – 2018) to provide funding to Alumni Associations to deliver Continued Professional Development (CPD) projects for their members and for development projects of Alumni groups or COPs. Priority Sectors Priority sectors for grant funding are those identified under Australia Awards - Africa namely within the areas of Agricultural Productivity, Extractives and Public … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets (14 May 2018 – 1 June 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets in the Netherlands.  The course starts from 14 May 2018 until 1 June 2018. Modern production practices, value addition activities, value chain governance, viable market channels and a conducive enabling environment are some of the key factors for successful horticultural value chains. If properly … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources (26 February 2018 – Fri 9 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on "Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources". The course starts from 26 February 2018 until Fri 9 March 2018 in the Netherlands. Competition over land and natural resources is increasingly overstretching the multi-functionality of landscapes, whether it is at local or at global level. Course Objectives The overall aim of the course is to … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Responsible Aquaculture Development for Food Security and Economic Progress (26 February 2018 – 16 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on "Responsible Aquaculture Development for Food Security and Economic Progress". The course duration is from 26 February 2018 - 16 March 2018 in the Netherlands. In many other regions however aquaculture development has been slow and problematic due a lack of tradition with aquaculture; insufficient availability of inputs (feeds, fingerlings, credit); lack of … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management (12 February 2018 – 23 February 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on "Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management". The course duration is from 12 February 2018 - 23 February 2018 in Uganda. The focus of this course is the translation of policy documents and research into climate-smart adaptation strategies. And about what applicants and applicant's organisation can undertake themselves for … [Read more...]

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