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The Agroforestry Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Network of Researchers across UK, Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The British Council's Researcher Links Programme has opened applications for Agroforestry workshop on “Role of small holder agroforestry systems in the arid and semi-arid regions in combating climate change”. The workshop aims to develop a sustainable network of researchers across the three countries to underrated the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of the Agroforestry system in Arid and semi-arid region and evaluate of potential of satellite remote sensing for … [Read more...]

Nominate Social Justice Innovators for the $100,000 Grinnell Prize!

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The Grinnell College is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 Grinnell Prize with a mission to educate men and women “who are prepared in life and work to use their knowledge and their abilities to serve the common good.” Focus Areas Agriculture, Food Animal Related Arts, Culture, and Media Business Civil and Human Rights Crime, Legal Services Education Environmental Sustainability, Protection, and Conservation Government Health … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ENTAG’s 2nd Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Applications are open for "Innovation Fund" managed by the Ethiopia-Netherlands Trade Facility for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG). The fund will 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 Embassy of the … [Read more...]

Submit EOIs for RCUK-CIAT Newton-Caldas Fund Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems Programme!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is seeking applications for its UK-Colombia programme in sustainable tropical agricultural systems supported by the Newton-Caldas Fund. The call will be managed as a two-stage process with the first stage being awards for pump-priming proposals. … [Read more...]

EU-JRDP 10th Call for Proposals: Seeking Applications for Improving On-farm Irrigation

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The European Union Joint Rural Development Programme (EU-JRDP) is seeking applications for its "Improving On-farm Irrigation in Fayoum and Minya" with an aim to strengthen the capacities of rural associations, both farmers and non-farmers, in terms of sustainable management of local resources and to explore new and innovative solutions for generating income. Programme Objectives The global objective of this programme is: “To increase sustainable agricultural … [Read more...]

2nd KATANA Projects: Promising Entrepreneurs to Co-Create the Future of Business in Agrifood

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the 2nd edition of its KATANA Projects that aims to identify products and services with high market potential. The EU-funded business accelerator KATANA is searching for promising entrepreneurs who want to co-create the future of business in agrifood. Project Categories Precision Agriculture Services Mobile services Functional Foods Funding Information Winners will receive 100,000 EUR per consortium (20,000-50,000 EUR … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Improving Value Chain Integration of Smallholder Farmers/Pastoralists by Providing Incentives to Investments in the Agribusiness Sector in Kenya

Deadline: 5 September 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Establishment and management of a grant scheme for improved value chain integration of smallholder farmers/pastoralists by providing incentives to investments in the agribusiness sector in Kenya”. Objectives Capacity of smallholder farmers/pastoralists to practice environmentally sustainable and climate smart agriculture as a business in … [Read more...]

European Commission: Open Call for EIP-AGRI Focus Group Experts

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The European Commission has launched a call for experts such as farmers, foresters, advisers, scientists and other relevant actors for three new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups. The purpose of a Focus Group is to explore practical innovative solutions to problems or opportunities and to draw on and share experience gained from relevant innovative projects. Objectives Taking stock of the state of the art of practice in the field of the EIP-AGRI Focus Group activity, … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Promoting Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to implement a project on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support rural transformation: Promoting innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. Objectives Strengthen smallholders’ capacities to undertake sustainable rural transformation processes by accessing “digital dividends” created through … [Read more...]

Apply for Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation Programme!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Tesco is currently seeking applications for its programme that helps to develop a thriving and dynamic farming industry and to meet one of its key aims of helping young people. Two hundred young farmers from around the UK & Ireland will attend the programme to develop their future in Tesco's amazingly diverse farming and aquaculture industry. The programme has been shaped from the very start by asking young farmers what they need to build their careers. They … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Tree Fund’s John Z. Duling Grant Program 2017!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The TREE Fund is seeking applications for its "John Z. Duling Grant Program" to provide start-up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists. John Z. Duling Grants may be used to support exploratory work in the early stages of untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas and approaches. The John Z. Duling Grant Program was established and funded by a … [Read more...]

Apply for Tree Fund’s Jack Kimmel International Grant Program!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Applications are open for the Tree Fund's "Jack Kimmel International Grant Program” which provides much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. This grant is administered by TREE Fund, with participation from the Canadian TREE Fund in the evaluation process. Priority Areas Root and soil management: Many urban tree problems originate below ground. Promoting root development, protecting roots from injury, managing … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: NGO Support to 11th EDF Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security/Nutrition to Mitigate Migration Programme in Gambia

Deadline: 4 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “NGO support to the 11th EDF Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security/Nutrition to mitigate migration programme in The Gambia” to contribute to sustainable growth in the agricultural sector and reduce food insecurity and malnutrition to mitigate migration flows to Europe. Lots & Objectives Lot 1: Agro-ecology and eco-restoration To … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Africa Agri-food Development Programme!

Deadline: 17 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Africa Agri-Food Development Programme (AADP)", which is a joint initiative between the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Objective of the AADP is to develop partnerships between the Irish Agri-Food Sector and African countries to support sustainable growth of the local food industry, build markets for local produce and support mutual trade between Ireland and Africa. The … [Read more...]

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

Deadline:  31 August 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) to provide assistance for social development projects designed to meet diverse needs at grass-roots level especially in rural areas. The Government of Japan’s assistance policy toward Timor-Leste has three pillars below and is based on the Strategic Development Plan (SDP) of the Government of Timor-Leste. Establishing Foundation for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Nuffield Farming Scholarship!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust is seeking applications for its "Nuffield Farming Scholarships" that can benefit careers, industry and business, as well as advancing personal development. Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust award approximately 20 individuals each year with the opportunity to research topics of interest in either farming, food, horticulture or rural industries. Eligibility Criteria Applicants must work within the farming, food, … [Read more...]

EU-GCCA+ Flagship Initiative: Supporting Climate Smart Agriculture for Smallholders in Republic of Mauritius

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its GCCA+ flagship initiative "Supporting Climate Smart Agriculture for smallholders in the Republic of Mauritius" to increase the resilience to climate change of small holders in the Republic of Mauritius, thereby contributing to sustainable livelihoods. The objective of this call for proposals is to increase the capacity of vulnerable non-sugar small holders as well as other key … [Read more...]

USAID/HUB: Agricultural Trade Technology Identification, Promotion and Investment in East Africa

Deadline: 9 July 2017 The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub), support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications form eligible organizations for its program entitled “Agricultural Trade Technology Identification, Promotion and Investment in East Africa” in order to facilitate the increased utilization of modern agricultural technology practices in the East Africa Community (EAC) agriculture sector by … [Read more...]

USAID-Kenya: Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity

Deadline: 24 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for Cooperative Agreement from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to provide funding in support of the Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity that will support the Kenyan people, and will also contribute towards enhancing economic opportunities and security for the American people. The aim of this program is to advance the objectives of GFSS: inclusive and … [Read more...]

Pitch Agrihack West Africa 2017: Accelerating Entrepreneurship in the field of E-Agriculture

Deadline: 9 July 2017 The ACP-EU Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ( CTA ), in collaboration with the African Agribusiness Incubators Network ( AAIN ), Agribusiness TV , and innovation incubation areas such as Orange Fab Côte d'Ivoire , CTIC Dakar  (Senegal)  Suguba  (Mali),  Wennovation Hub (Nigeria), Etrilabs (Benin), EcoHub  (Togo), are seeking applications for its edition entitled "Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017". The ultimate goal is to help develop the commercial … [Read more...]

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