Indo-Norway Call for Proposals: Achieving Bilateral Scientific Results in the Field of Bioeconomy

Deadline: 22 November 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) are seeking applicatons for its joint funding of Indo-Norwegian joint research projects in mutually agreed fields to achieve bilateral world-class scientific results in the field of bioeconomy. Research Areas Agriculture and land based food (covered in the BIONÆR program) Biotech (applied for Bio-economy) Aquaculture Bioenergy/Biofuel Funding … [Read more...]

CIIPC Call for Applications: Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi is organising the second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition from February 5th to 10th, 2018. This workshop will take place at the National Law University, Delhi. The purpose of this workshop is to explore contemporary issues at the interface of intellectual property law and competition law in different industries. In an era … [Read more...]

INNOVATE Call for Proposals: Fostering the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The INNOVATE Call for Proposals (the Call) is seeking applications from eligible organizations, companies and institutions: to pilot a NTF product/service focused on rapid testing and learning to document through a case study an ongoing or completed initiative related to NTF. The initiatives should demonstrate the potential and/or ability of products, services, or delivery channels that can catalyze and/or foster the adoption of agricultural innovations by … [Read more...]

BBSRC Call for Proposals: Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) Program

Deadline: 8 November 2017 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is seeking proposals for its Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) program to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The call aims to enhance food security by improving the productivity and health of crops important to African farmers. Its focus is on farming systems in which crops are grown primarily … [Read more...]

ISSD Call for Concept Notes: Innovation Fund to Strengthen Seed Sector Development in Uganda

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Plus Project is a 4-year project coordinated by the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) of Wageningen UR in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala is seeking concept notes for its Innovation Fund with an aim to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to … [Read more...]

Apply for National Bio-Entrepreneurship Competition 2017!

Deadline: 16 September 2017 Applications are open for the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition 2017, a nationwide competition inviting path breaking, revolutionary and scalable business ideas in the Life Science/ Biotechnology domain spanning: Healthcare including drug discovery and development, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, digital health, healthcare IT, regenerative medicine Agri-biotech including food, nutraceuticals, soil health, plant-based therapeutics Animal … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Round of Australia Awards-Africa Alumni Small Grants Scheme 2018!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 Applications are open for Australia Awards – Africa Alumni Small Grants Scheme (Round 2 – 2018) to provide funding to Alumni Associations to deliver Continued Professional Development (CPD) projects for their members and for development projects of Alumni groups or COPs. Priority Sectors Priority sectors for grant funding are those identified under Australia Awards - Africa namely within the areas of Agricultural Productivity, Extractives and Public … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets (14 May 2018 – 1 June 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets in the Netherlands.  The course starts from 14 May 2018 until 1 June 2018. Modern production practices, value addition activities, value chain governance, viable market channels and a conducive enabling environment are some of the key factors for successful horticultural value chains. If properly … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources (26 February 2018 – Fri 9 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on "Competing Claims Land, Water and Other (Agricultural) Resources". The course starts from 26 February 2018 until Fri 9 March 2018 in the Netherlands. Competition over land and natural resources is increasingly overstretching the multi-functionality of landscapes, whether it is at local or at global level. Course Objectives The overall aim of the course is to … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Responsible Aquaculture Development for Food Security and Economic Progress (26 February 2018 – 16 March 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on "Responsible Aquaculture Development for Food Security and Economic Progress". The course duration is from 26 February 2018 - 16 March 2018 in the Netherlands. In many other regions however aquaculture development has been slow and problematic due a lack of tradition with aquaculture; insufficient availability of inputs (feeds, fingerlings, credit); lack of … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management (12 February 2018 – 23 February 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on "Climate Change Adaptation in Food Security and Natural Resource Management". The course duration is from 12 February 2018 - 23 February 2018 in Uganda. The focus of this course is the translation of policy documents and research into climate-smart adaptation strategies. And about what applicants and applicant's organisation can undertake themselves for … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Market Access for Food Security (5 February 2018 – 23 February 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is currently inviting applicants for its short term course on "Market Access for Food Security". The course duration is from 5 February 2018 - 23 February 2018 in Netherlands. This course takes market trends as a given, and market dynamics as a possible basis to match a variety of development objectives and examines the do’s and don’ts of market-led development. Participants will be challenged to find answers … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI’s Upcoming Short Courses: Apply via Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP)

Here are Wageningen UR CDI’s Upcoming Short Courses open for applications via Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP). Please visit the list by clicking “Next”. Wageningen UR CDI Course: Rights based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security (5 February 2018 - 16 February 2018) Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on "Rights based Approach to Food and Nutrition Security". The course duration is from 5 … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Georgia: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Grant Projects (GGP)

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Embassy of Japan in Georgia is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Grant Projects (GGP) with an aim to ensure the basic "Human Security" through the implementation of projects of various types and necessity in Georgia and many other developing countries. GGP attempts to empower people and communities and address the basic human needs in such fields as Primary Healthcare, Primary Education, Agriculture, Social Protection, … [Read more...]

Rural Business-Cooperative Service: Seeking Applications for Value Added Producer Grant Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Business-Cooperative Service is seeking applications for its program entitled "Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG)". The objective of this grant program is to assist viable Independent Producers, Agricultural Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Businesses in starting or expanding value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of Value Added … [Read more...]

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is seeking applications for Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program that will offer general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States and is foundation's most competitive grant program. The program supports organizations that share and embody this theory of change. While foundation's broad goals are to further social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems, that … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is seeking applications for its small grants program to strengthen food system and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environment and natural resources. These grants are awarded for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects. Priority Areas Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective i.e.: Protect Earth's beauty and bounty. Create a robust, healthy food system. … [Read more...]

Apply for Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 28 September 2017 First Nations is seeking applications for its "Native Agriculture and Food Systems (NAFSI) Scholarship Program" to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts. First Nations will award five $1,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to … [Read more...]

Apply for Under 30 Impact Challenge: A Chance to win up to $500,000!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Applications are open for the Under 30 Impact Challenge, a $500,000 competition for entrepreneurs who are building successful for-profit enterprises that drive positive social and environmental impact. The Rise Fund is partnering with Forbes and Echoing Green to host the first-ever Under 30 Impact Challenge. Focus Sectors Education Energy Food and Agriculture Financial services Growth infrastructure Healthcare Technology, media, and … [Read more...]

Apply for 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Are you a young African between the ages of 18 and 35? Do you have a passion for youth participation in the transformation of agribusiness in Africa? If yes, then apply for the 2nd Annual Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge. The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is inviting applicants for the 2nd edition of its Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day Challenge 2017. The 2017 edition of the  5th October “Africa Youth in Agribusiness Day” during the … [Read more...]