Embassy of the Czech Republic Call for Proposals: Small Scale Local Projects (SLP) 2017

Deadline: 15 November 2016 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok is inviting applicants from organizations with legal capacity in Lao PDR for its Small Scale Local Projects (SLP) 2017 with an aim to promote gender equality and respect for the environment. Priority Sectors Health Education Social services Agriculture Funding Information The budget from 200 000 CZK (app. 8 000 USD) to 250 000 CZK (app. 10 000 USD) maximum. Total sum of personal and travel … [Read more...]

EUREKA/ Globalstars Joint R&D Projects: Focusing on Developing Innovative Products

Deadline: 25 November 2016 EUREKA in partnership with GlobalStars is seeking proposals for its joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological areas. EUREKA is an intergovernmental organisation for market‐driven industrial R&D. It is a decentralised network facilitating the coordination of national funding on innovation, aiming to boost the productivity & competitiveness of European industries. Following a bottom‐up approach with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thought For Food Challenge!

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Thought For Food (TFF) Global Challenge is the world’s leading competition for food and agriculture, inviting young innovators from universities around the world to develop new business solutions that tackle the complex challenges surrounding how to feed and nourish 9+ billion people by 2050. TFF aims to play a key role in resolving global food security challenges by tapping into the unique skills and talents of the Millennial generation, and by providing state of … [Read more...]

4th GAFSP Call for Proposals: Funding For Strategic Programs to Alleviate Poverty & Improve Rural Incomes

Deadline: 9 January 2017 The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is seeking fourth Call for Proposals from all eligible countries for funding for strategic programs to alleviate poverty, improve rural incomes, and improve food and nutrition security. GAFSP is comprised of two financing windows: The Public Sector Window that, through grants, finances public investment and technical assistance to support implementation of country-led initiatives, giving priority to those … [Read more...]

Apply to participate in Global Innovation Linkages Programme!

Deadline: 20 October 2016 The Global Innovation Linkages Programme is seeking applications in order to provide funding to help Australian businesses and researchers to collaborate with global partners on strategically focused, leading-edge research and development projects. The aim is to support the Australian Government’s commitment to: supporting innovation, science, and commercialisation increasing collaboration between industry, including small and medium enterprise (SME), and … [Read more...]

Call for Granting and Training Programme: Strengthening Advocacy Capacities of CSOs for Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline: 10 October 2016 ORCA (Serbia), on behalf of consortium of partners: AKTIV (Kosovo), FLOROZON (FYR of Macedonia), CZIP (Montenegro) i IEP (Albania) have jointly announced a call for Granting and Training programme for strengthening advocacy capacities for sustainable agriculture in the Western Balkans. Components Training of selected CSOs on organisational development, internal governance and advocacy (November/December 2016) Coaching for writing project proposals in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for RIRDC Rural Women’s Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) is seeking applicants for its Rural Women's Award 2017 with an aim to support emerging women leaders who have the desire, commitment and leadership potential to make a greater contribution to primary industries and rural communities. The Award acknowledges women's leadership capacity in effecting change and influence through connecting and collaborating, and creates opportunities for women to drive … [Read more...]

Walmart Foundation’s National Giving Program: Addressing Social Issues across the U.S.

Deadline: Ongoing Walmart Foundation is inviting applications for its National Giving Program from nonprofit organizations working to address social issues across the U.S. The program empowers low-income people to help them live better. The program allows working strategically with organizations working across one or more states to address social issues strongly aligned with their focus areas. The Foundation often provides funds to organizations that have local affiliates around the country, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 Pitch AgriHack

Deadline: 25 September 2016 Applications are open for Pitch AgriHack, a new component of the AgriHack Talent program of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA). This first edition (pilot) is implemented in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the support of partners such as CABI DevLab, mLab East Africa, etc. The ultimate objectives are to help develop business services offered by young e-agriculture start-ups as well as to contribute to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grant

Deadline: 18 November 2016 The Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is seeking proposals from eligible entities in order to recognize the value and importance of On-Farm Research in developing solutions to agricultural production problems. Sustainable agriculture is an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long-term: Enhance environmental quality and the natural resource … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Southern SARE Producer Grant

Deadline: 18 November 2016 The Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) have launched a call for proposals for its Producer Grant program to help farmers and ranchers develop sustainable production and marketing practices. The goal of the program is for farmers/ranchers to conduct projects to solve challenges and problems they face and develop information on what works and doesn’t work so that other farmers and ranchers facing those same problems can benefit from … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship 2017

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applications for its New Voices Fellowship 2017 that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. The Aspen Institute aims to select 20 fellows who will write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at international conferences. Fields Entrepreneurship Human Rights … [Read more...]

NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum 2017: Creating Sustained Social Impact

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The NASSCOM Foundation is seeking applications for its Social Innovation Forum 2017 that is a 'Tech for Good' platform driving technology led innovation to create sustained social impact. The forum aims to foster inclusive growth by supporting technology based solutions that address critical gaps in key developmental areas. The objective of the forum is to recognize and support Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) led innovations that have met a social … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition!

Deadline: 15 September 2016 The Research4Life/INASP Advocacy Competition is now open for entries. The competition highlights the critical role that doctors, researchers, librarians and policymakers play in advocating their leaders to support research in their institutions and countries. Over the last two decades we have worked together with INASP to close the information gap between developed and developing countries by providing free or low cost access to academic, scientific, and … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Commercial Agriculture Programme

Deadline: 16 September 2016 DFID is currently seeking applications for its Commercial Agriculture Programme, a multi-million £ programme which will stimulate agricultural transformation (Stepping Up) through improved productivity, increased market access for smallholder farmers and increased investment in agribusiness in DFID focus countries. The Programme will help to deliver on the DFID Conceptual Framework for Agriculture. DFID will be hosting an Early Market Engagement Event about the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Food Day Poster Contest!

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently inviting applicants for its World Food Day Poster Contest. The World Food Day Poster Contest calls on children and teens from 5-19 to use their imaginations and express their ideas on the World Food Day theme: "Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too." Prize Information Three winning poster designs will be selected by a jury in each category. The top three poster … [Read more...]

Village Capital US Agriculture 2016 Program: Building Better Food and Agriculture System

Deadline: 16 September 2016 Village Capital in partnership with Blue Sky Network and Hain Celestial, is seeking applications for US Agriculture 2016 program that will support ventures from across the value chain that are helping stakeholders provide sustainable, healthy and accessible agricultural goods to drive a better food and agriculture system. Village Capital will continue the longest-running program for ventures tackling challenges in the food and agriculture sector. The program will … [Read more...]

ACME Reporting Grant 2016-2017: Inviting Uganda Journalists to Support Ambitious Story Projects

Deadline: 16 September 2016 The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is currently inviting Uganda journalists for its 5th, 6th and 7th round of Reporting Grant 2016-2017 with an aim to support ambitious story projects that require more than the regular newsroom facilitation to pull off. Priority Areas Agriculture Health Justice, law and order Education Energy, oil, gas and mining Parliament Land and property rights Local Government Business, Finance and … [Read more...]

UNDP Tanzania: Addressing Challenges faced by Youth/SMEs & Fostering Innovation in Agricultural Sector

Deadline: 5 September 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Tanzania is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled "Institution Firm to Conduct a Gap Analysis on Information/Services Across Agriculture Sector for Youth and SMEs in Rural and Urban Areas, and Potential ICT Solutions". The objective of the study is to identify and determine the capacity needs of youth and enterprises, as well as the general e-agriculture community for e-agriculture. The … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund 2016

Deadline: 5 September 2016 The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is seeking proposals for its Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund (NTCF) 2016 with an aim to promote African solidarity, regional integration and technological advancement as well as economic independence through increased capacity building and institutional support initiatives in development efforts for the benefits of the Bank’s RMCs. The specific areas to be supported by the Fund include: … [Read more...]

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