USAID Strategic Partnership Fund: Catalyzing Rapid and Inclusive Growth in the Southern Africa Trade

Deadline Extended till 28 June 2017 The Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development is seeking applications from eligible organizations for its Strategic Partnership Fund to support interventions with matching funds that can catalyze rapid and inclusive growth in the Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub project, across all program components. Objectives Accelerate intraregional agricultural and consumer goods trade and exports to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Seeking Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 July 2017 The United States Embassy in Sudan is seeking applications for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level academic study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Eligible Fields Sustainable Development Agricultural & Rural Development Economic … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Agriculture, NIFA: Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), an agency of United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from eligible organisations for its Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) in order to support quality of life in rural communities across the United States by addressing the relationship between rural prosperity and rural health and safety in the context of food, agriculture, natural resources and human … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria - PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Development Awards Competition for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are now open for "The Global Development Awards Competition" that is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Award … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Lusaka: Inviting Zambian CSOs for Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC)

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The Embassy of Finland, in Lusaka is inviting Zambian civil society organizations and private companies to apply for funding from the Fund for Local Cooperation with an aim to promote a more dynamic and responsible private sector. The Embassy is particularly interested in initiatives that promote agribusiness and/or forestry, access to sustainable energy and/or waste management and recycling. Project Types Development, piloting or scaling up of commercial … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Rural Women New Zealand’s Audrey Reid Education Fund!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Rural Women New Zealand is currently accepting applications for its Audrey Reid Education Fund with a motive to extend their education or training focusing on subjects that will benefit rural, for example midwifery or agriculture/horticulture. Grant Information Grants of up to $600 will be made. Eligibility Criteria Applications must be made on the official Rural Women New Zealand form to the National Office of Rural Women New Zealand. Applications … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Label Paris Co-development South Programme 2017!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you Parisian association of international solidarity, integration or an association involving migrant.es in your action? Do you have a project dealing with both the development of a country in the South and the integration of foreign populations in Paris? If yes, then apply for the Label Paris Co-development South 2017. Applications are open for the Label Paris Co-development South programme 2017. Projects are assessed for relevance and feasibility in the South … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Agriculture Fast Track Fund

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Agriculture Fast Track Fund is seeking concept notes to provide grant funding for the initial project development costs of a broad range of agriculture infrastructure projects spanning the entire value chain – from production to market. These can emanate from the private or public sector and from local or international businesses. The types of projects envisioned range from rural feeder roads to agro-processing and marketing facilities to out-grower schemes. The emphasis … [Read more...]

Apply for USDA’s Risk Management Education Partnership Program!

Deadline: 10 July 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for its "Risk Management Education Partnership Program" to deliver crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers to assist them in identifying and managing production, marketing, legal, financial, and human risk. The goal of this program is to ensure that “producers will be better able to use financial management, farm financial benchmarking, crop insurance, marketing … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on "Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal" with an aim to strengthen the capacities of smallholders to contribute to food security and nutrition, by sustainably reducing post-harvest losses, while enhancing market opportunities for their produce. Objectives Review key constraints that contribute to … [Read more...]

Apply for ASEAN Business Awards: Recognizing Outstanding ASEAN Enterprises

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Applications are currently open for ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) to recognize outstanding ASEAN enterprises, serve as a platform to spread information on the ASEAN Economic Community, and spotlight SMEs that have the potential of becoming global economic players in their respective industries. ABA 2017 will be on September 6 at Okada Manila, Paranaque City in the Philippines. Priority Areas 12 ASEAN priority integration sectors include: Fisheries Electronic … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: APCC Training on Statistical Downscaling for Agriculture and Water Resources

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently accepting applications for its training programme on User-oriented Statistical Downscaling of Climate Information in Agriculture and Water Resources on 21–26 August 2017. The one-week training program aims to provide an introduction to statistical downscaling for climate change scenarios and seasonal prediction, and to guide participants in applying the produced data to the fields of agriculture and water resources. … [Read more...]

BioInnovate Africa Programme: Creating Value for Smallholder Farming Communities through Sustainable Bioinnovations

Deadline: 2 June 2017 BioInnovate Africa Programme has announced a US$ 5 million grant funding over three years (2017–2020) to support scientists, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in eastern Africa to link biobased research ideas and technologies to business and the market. The Bioresources Innovations Network for Eastern Africa Development (BioInnovate Africa) Programme is a regional initiative supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to assist … [Read more...]

2017 IPNI Science Award: Protecting Soil & Environmental Quality

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is inviting applicants for its IPNI Science award with a motive to recognize and promote distinguished contributions by scientists involved with global ecological intensification as related to crop production. Ecological intensification is defined as development of high-yield crop production systems that protect soil and environmental quality and conserve natural resources. Characteristics of ecological … [Read more...]

Apply for SIDA’s Innovations Against Poverty Challenge!

Deadline: 24 July 2017 Applications are open for the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) challenge. IAP is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver developmental benefits for the low income population while being commercially sustainable; in both rural and urban areas, prioritizing women and youth. IAP is funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) and managed by SNV Netherlands Development … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Water and Food Awards 2017!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Applications are open for the Humanitarian Water and Food Awards (WAFA) 2017, to promote outstanding individuals and organisations who are involved in the creation and application of a breakthrough sustainable project in water, air and/or food to apply for the WAF Awards. WAF Award seeks and celebrates the Silent Heroes: those who overcome challenges and carry out extensive work to secure food, clean air, and water for vulnerable communities around the world. Award … [Read more...]

SIANI Call for Applications: Seeking Expert Groups to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Have you got an idea about how to make food systems more sustainable and food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a good team for realizing your idea? Yes?! Then fill in the application as Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) has delightfully announced the new call for applications for the Expert Groups to promote a multi-sector dialogue, with participation from academia, the private sector, Swedish authorities and civil … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and … [Read more...]

LEAP-Agri Call for Proposals: EU-AU Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The LEAP-Agri is currently inviting consortia or private and public practitioners from four of the partner countries to submit project proposals for research and innovation in the countries concerned with an added value for the EU-AU partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). Focuses Sustainable intensification Agriculture and food systems for nutrition Expansion and improvement of agricultural markets and … [Read more...]

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