USDA-NIFA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food Safety Challenge Area

Deadline: 21 June 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its "Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) - Food Safety Challenge Area" to promote and enhance the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. The purpose of the … [Read more...]

Australia-India Council Grant 2017: Advancing Australia’s Foreign and Trade Policy Interests

Deadline: 27 April 2017 The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is seeking applications for its Australia-India Council Grant 2017 in order to advance Australia’s foreign and trade policy interests by building awareness and understanding between the peoples and institutions of Australia and India. Objectives raise awareness of Australia in India, and of India in Australia, in a way that encourages further growth in relations between the two countries, … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

Polish Embassy in Belgrade: Small Grants 2017 to Improve Conditions for the Development

Deadline: 3 April 2017 Polish Embassy in Belgrade is seeking applications for its Small Grants 2017 program which is financed from the budget of the Polish. Projects under the "Small Grants" should contribute to improving conditions for the development and strengthening of the potential of a particular community. The project should clearly show what impact the user's needs (beneficijente), and to be fully implemented (including monitoring and representatives of the Polish Embassy in Serbia) … [Read more...]

USDA-FAS: Seeking Applications for Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (LRP)

Deadline: 12 May 2017 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is seeking applications for its Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement program (LRP) with an aim to support development activities to strengthen the capacity of food-insecure developing countries and address the causes of chronic food insecurity. The USDA LRP Program will focus primarily on development programs, although the rule also provides for the furnishing of food assistance … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive (SACC) Grants Program

Deadline: 11 April 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its "Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SACC) Competitive Grants Program" to significantly increase crop production and/or acreage by developing and testing of superior germplasm, improving methods of planting, cultivation, and harvesting, and transferring new knowledge to producers as soon as practicable. The Supplemental and Alternative … [Read more...]

NIFA Request for Proposals: Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 9 May 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its "Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program (CCPM)" to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are … [Read more...]

Apply for 3rd Organic Farming Innovation Award: Inviting Innovators Worldwide

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are currently open for the 3rd Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA), inviting innovators to propose an innovator in the organic agriculture sector. Every three years, at the Organic World Congress (OWC), IFOAM-Organics International, the Rural Development Administration (RDA) (link is external) of the Republic of Korea, and the IFOAM Technology Innovation Platform (TIPI) award outstanding organic innovators with the Organic Farming Innovation Award … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Request for Proposals: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently seeking applications for its "Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program" to: improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management The goal of the Farm Business … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Agricultural Cooperatives in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Deadline: 2 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to agricultural cooperatives in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia “in order to contribute to improve the competiveness of the agriculture sector in the beneficiary country in line with EU accession requirements". The objective of this call for proposals is to create incentives for farmers to cooperate and thereby increasing marketing opportunities, … [Read more...]

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity: Call for Proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is seeking proposals for Sustainable, Innovative Solutions to Improve Liveability. The Foundation seeks to help innovators overcome initial obstacles to reach a stage where they can demonstrate the effectiveness of their ideas for eventual application. Temasek Foundation Ecosperity is a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organisation that funds and supports strategic and impact-driven programmes focusing on championing the … [Read more...]

Apply for GAIA 2017 Award! A Call for Agriculture Technology Innovations

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Do you have a big idea that could transform agriculture and agribusiness in Southern or Central Africa? The Gender in Agribusiness Investments for Africa (GAIA) is now accepting applications from institutions and enterprises for the “2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for Southern and Central Africa". GAIA has been launched by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) to increase agribusiness investments in technological and business model … [Read more...]

STDF Development and Innovation Grants: 6th Call for National Challenges Projects

Deadline: 2 April 2017 The Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) is seeking applications to provide grants under its National Challenges Projects (NCP) to address public and private sector priority needs in all areas with the ultimate goal of improving socio-economic issues and/or enhancing the nation’s GDP. The objectives of this call are proposed to encourage scientists to respond to society needs and market demand, and to apply innovative or applicable solutions to urgent and … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Armenia: Seeking Concepts for the Implementation of the Projects of Development Cooperation in 2017

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Armenia is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts for the implementation or partially finance of the projects of Development Cooperation in 2017 that contribute to: the civil society and its development, traffic safety, agricultural, rural communities entrepreneurship, social-economic activities and entrepreneurship of women. Funding Information One small project may receive up to 5000 Euros or a … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Foundation fiat panis is seeking nominations for the Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition for outstanding achievements in the fight against hunger and poverty. The prize will be awarded to people or institutions which have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of world nutrition or to alleviate the consequences of under- and malnutrition. Areas of Interest The following areas are of particular interest: scientific contributions to … [Read more...]

Nestlé Foundation Research Grants: Supporting Research in Human Nutrition in LICs and LMICs

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The Nestlé Foundation is seeking applications for its Research Grants program to initiates and support research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution strengthening … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Foundation Fiat Panis is currently inviting applicants for its Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate-Award to contribute to the improvement of the food situation in countries with food deficits by supporting development oriented scientific research in Germany. Therefore the support of scientists seems particularly important to them. The foundation decided to intensify the support of qualified young scientists by honouring excellent diploma and master theses in the field … [Read more...]

FACCE SURPLUS: Call for Projects on Small scale Biorefineries

Deadline: 7 March 2017 In the frame of the ERA-NET FACCE SURPLUS (Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems), 10 partners has launched a call for joint research projects on "Small scale Biorefineries". Recognizing that other initiatives are considering the scope and application of large-scale biorefineries in the EU context, the second call of FACCE SURPLUS will focus on the small-scale biorefinery concepts and their potential role in enhancing the sustainability and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Embassy of Japan is seeking applications for its program entitled "Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects" to provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations so as to implement community development projects, which directly benefit people at a grassroots level. The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Uganda initiated the GGP in 1992 with a project in Kampala. The number, sector, and region of the GGP have grown and … [Read more...]

Environmental Respect Awards: Promoting Environmentalism in Agriculture to Industry and General Public

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Entries are open for Environmental Respect Awards program in order to encourage and honor excellence in stewardship, educate retailers and distributors around the world on safe business practices, and promote environmentalism in agriculture to the industry and to the general public. Objectives To honor fertilizer/ag chemical retailers who are preserving and protecting the environment by operating their businesses in an environmentally sound manner to the benefit … [Read more...]

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