Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria: Call for Proposals for Local Small Scale Projects 2019

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria has launched a call for proposals for the Small Scale Development Projects for 2019. 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. The projects should preferably target in the sectors of Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Water Supply and Satination Systems to support sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hubert Humphrey Program 2019!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Embassy of the United States of America in Armenia has announced the Hubert Humphrey Program 2019 competition, for mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts during the 2019-2020 academic year. Eligible Fields Agricultural & Rural Development Communications/Journalism Economic Development/Finance … [Read more...]

USAID/People in Need: Call for Proposals for the Processing and Marketing of Organic Products

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Under the USAID-funded "Organic Export Oriented Agriculture Development" project, People in Need (PIN)  has launched a grant call for agricultural households, organic producers, associations, cooperatives or groups of farmers active in the organic farming sector. The main objective of the project is to support the development of a sustainable ecological agriculture sector in Moldova. In this call, the main purpose of the action is to provide financial support to third … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Golden Peacock Awards 2018

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Nominations are open for Golden Peacock Awards to create a competition for raising overall standards and recognise the achievements of the best performing organisations. Awards presentation during the 20th World Congress on environment management on 06 - 07 July 2018 in New Delhi (India). Awards Sectors & Sub Sectors Sectors: To create intra sector competitiveness, now Golden Peacock Awards will be considered separately under the following 3 broad Sectors: … [Read more...]

USIEF: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) is seeking applications for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020" that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for ten months of non-degree graduate study and related practical professional experiences. The Humphrey program was initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice-President of the United … [Read more...]

Aus4Skills: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Small Grants Fund Round 2

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Small Grants Fund (SGF) under Aus4Skills that is designed to provide small grants for activities that consolidate alumni’s professional knowledge and skills, improve the alumni’s workplace environment and strengthen alumni links with Australia. Grants under the SGF Round 2 - 2018, which builds on the success of the SGF Round 1-2017 under Aus4Skills and the Small Grants Scheme under Australia Awards Vietnam, are offered to Australia … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Uganda: 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 21 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Uganda accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This ten month fellowship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at the policy level who have a record of leadership and a commitment to public service. Eligible Fields Agricultural and Rural Development; Economic Development/Finance and Banking Natural Resources/Environmental Policy/Climate Change; Urban and Regional Planning; … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNFI Foundation Grant Program!

Deadline: 26 April 2018 UNFI Foundation is inviting applications for its grant program to fund innovative programs that expand organic acres and increase the number of organic farmers in the United States. Priorities Areas Increase organic agriculture by significantly increasing acreage and impact that is defined and measurable. Foster the next generation of organic farmers by increasing the number of organic farmers with an impact that is defined and measurable on the National or … [Read more...]

Pitch AgriHack 2018: Inviting Young and Female Entrepreneurs to Grow Start-Up!

Deadline: 21 May 2018 The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba (regional), has launched a program entitled “Pitch AgriHack 2018” to contribute to the transformation of the agricultural sector and promotion of youth employment. The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is inviting applicants for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020" that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and … [Read more...]

ChangemakerXchange Paris: Changemakers Impacting Rural Communities

Deadline:  30 April 2018 Are you the leader or co-founder of a social venture based in Europe that focuses on having a positive impact on rural areas? Are you bridging the opportunity gap between urban and rural areas? Are you bringing value to rural communities, be it in arts & culture, agriculture, education, health, economic development, job opportunities…? If yes, then Join ChangemakerXchange Summit. It is a five days immersive experience where you'll connect with top changemakers … [Read more...]

British Council: Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Grants

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Newton Fund, a UK Government initiative funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is seeking applications for its “Newton Researcher Links Workshop Grant” to promote the economic development and welfare of either the partner countries or, through working with the partner country, to address the problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Newton Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 ASEAN – U.S. Science Prize for Women!

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 ASEAN – U.S. Science Prize for Women which is awarded by the United States Government in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL). The 2018 Prize will provide promising, ASEAN-based, early- to mid-career female scientists with recognition awards from ASEAN and the United States government for their academic and professional achievements. The 2018 Prize will emphasize the role … [Read more...]

Applications Open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applications are now open for the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 which enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs through the stages of ideation, innovation and acceleration, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow. It is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts. The programme aims to build an innovation pipeline … [Read more...]

AfDB to Organize 2nd Edition of African Youth Agripreneur Forum and Agri-Pitch Competition

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is organizing the 2nd edition of African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) and Agri-Pitch Competition together with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, to serve as a platform for bringing together agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities. The Forum is expected to attract over 400 participants from across the continent including youth agripreneurs, agribusiness companies, investors, academia and development partners, … [Read more...]

Apply for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2018!

Deadline: 30 May 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently seeking applications for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards. Scope IDRC has helped graduate students undertake thesis research in the field of international development since 1982. IDRC Doctoral Research Awards are intended to promote the capacity and growth of Canadian and developing country research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and … [Read more...]

Fall Armyworm Tech Prize: Focusing on Sparking Innovations for African Smallholder Farmers

Deadline: 14 May 2018 Nominations are open for Fall Armyworm Tech Prize that is focused on sourcing and sparking innovations for African smallholder farmers and those that work with them. The Fall Armyworm Tech Prize is a Feed the Future prize being funded by The U.S. Agency for International Development (“USAID”) via DAI Global LLC (“DAI”) and is being implemented by Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, through Nesta Enterprises Limited a wholly owned subsidiary company of Nesta (together referred … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 VYBZING Music Video Challenge on “Climate Action Today = Food for Tomorrow”

Deadline: 11 May 2018 The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through VYBZING, has launched a contest to encourage young people to creatively explore how climate-smart agriculture can secure a sustainable future for Grenada. VYBZING is an outreach programme through which CDB engages directly with youth on regional development issues. The Programme, part of the agenda for the Annual Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors, aims to inspire participants to take action to build a better … [Read more...]

AGRA Call for Proposals: Catalyzing an Agricultural Transformation in Africa

Deadline: 10 April 2018 Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has launched a call for proposals to provide traslational services in the agriculture sector in Africa. AGRA is a not-for-profit organization working with African governments, other donors, NGOs, the private sector and African farmers to significantly and sustainably improve the productivity and incomes of resource-poor smallholder farmers in Africa. AGRA aims to ensure that smallholder farmers have what they need to … [Read more...]

Agri-tech Catalyst Colombia: Inviting UK and Colombian Businesses, Not for Profits and Research Organisations

Deadline: 18 July 2018 UK and Colombian businesses, not for profits and research organisations can apply for a share of £3 million to support the uptake of new technologies and innovations in the Colombian agriculture sector, particularly by female smallholder farmers. Innovate UK, through the Colombian Prosperity Fund Programme, will invest up to £3 million. This is to enable UK and Colombian partners to address agricultural challenges in post-conflict and conflict-affected regions in … [Read more...]