Applications Open for GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are now open for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. It is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA).  The Prize Ceremony will be held on 28 October 2018 in Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the … [Read more...]

P4G Partnership Fund: Supporting Innovative Public-Private Sector Partnerships

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund, whose purpose is to support innovative public-private sector partnerships that address global sustainable development needs. The P4G Partnership Fund will contribute to overcoming barriers related to accessing finance by providing catalytic funding necessary to inspire the replication of more public-private sector partnerships. Type of Partnerships The P4G Partnership Fund is open to … [Read more...]

2018 BCFN YES Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers across the Globe

Deadline: 14 June 2018 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2018 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to improve the sustainability of the food system. The 2018 BCFN YES! calls for concrete research proposals for making more sustainable the agri-food system (in terms of environmental, social, health and/or economic aspects), that are coherent with the BCFN research … [Read more...]

Apply for New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award 2018!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 The Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research is seeking nominations for its New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award 2018 to promote career advancement of highly creative and promising new scientists who intend to make a long-term career commitment to research in food and agriculture. Within the scope of the New Innovator Program, investigators will have the freedom to explore new avenues of inquiry that arise during their research. Through this … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program

Deadline: 4 April 2018 The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is currently inviting applications for Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program. Objectives Program seeks to: promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in order to help … [Read more...]

Apply for [email protected] Scholarships!

Deadline: 30 March 2018 Applications are now open for the [email protected] Scholarships. The program is a joint venture of  RUFORUM in partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University. This program is aimed at transforming African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. Eligibility … [Read more...]

DST Call for Proposals: India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) 2018

Deadline: 16 April 2018 The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA), Government of Israel have jointly announced a 1st Call for Proposals for India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) 2018 to promote, facilitate and support joint Industrial R&D projects. The objective of this programme is to respond to the global issues concerning science & technology while developing technologies that can … [Read more...]

Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects to support various development projects with a view to enhance human security at the grass-roots level. There is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner. The GGHSP mainly supports the projects on health care, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. – Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund!

Deadline: 7 March 2018 Applications are open for "U.S. - Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund" to strengthen scientific and technological capabilities between both countries. To support activities of the Joint Fund, each country jointly matches funds provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Scientific Research (MOSR). The program is implemented in the U.S. by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and in Egypt by the Science and … [Read more...]

German Embassy in Jakarta: Seeking Proposals for Small Scale Projects 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018 German Embassy in Jakarta is seeking proposals for its Small Scale Projects 2018, within the Framework of Development Cooperation the Embassy supports sustainable project ideas related to sectors of social welfare, agriculture, health, education or environment. Through its “Small Project Fund”, the German Embassy can financially support projects of non-governmental and public benefit organisations duly registered under Indonesian law such as NGOs, hospitals, schools, … [Read more...]

IDRC/ACIAR Call for Concept Notes: Cultivate Africa’s Future Phase 2 (CultiAF-2)

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) have announced a competitive call for concept notes under the second phase of the Cultivate Africa's Future Fund (CultiAF-2). This call will support cutting edge applied field and/or laboratory research projects with the potential to generate high impact and innovative results with particular impact on the food insecure and poor in eligible … [Read more...]

GAIN’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya: Inviting Applicants for 2018 First Innovation Accelerator Program

Deadline: 6 February 2018 The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya is seeking applications for its 2018 First Innovation Accelerator program to support businesses that have the potential to increase the production and consumption of nutritious foods in the local market. The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods is managed by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition with funding from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The goal of GAIN’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program is to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Golden Peacock Awards!

Deadline: 20 February 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 28th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence & Innovation on  17 - 18 April 2018 in Dubai (UAE). Awards Sectors & Sub Sectors Sectors: To create intra sector competitiveness, now Golden Peacock Awards will be considered separately under … [Read more...]

LIFT Call for Proposals: Digitisation of Nutrition/1,000 Day Messaging

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) is seeking applications to implement a project that digitises nutrition and 1,000 day messaging across LIFT’s programmes, with the overall aim of reaching women and children in the first 1,000 days window and ensuring improved nutrition outcomes. The proposed activities should start no later than May 2018 and not go beyond 18 months. LIFT’s Fund Board thus requested a digitisation of nutrition messages – packaged and … [Read more...]

RSF Seed Fund Program: Providing Small Grants to Organizations

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Rudolf Steiner Foundation (RSF) is currently inviting applicants for its Seed Fund program to provide small grants to organizations that offer innovative solutions to challenges in the areas of social finance, food and agriculture, education and the arts, or ecological stewardship. The RSF Seed Fund is a modest-sized fund and supported annually by unrestricted gifts to RSF rather than from an endowment. Grantees must demonstrate a capacity for effectiveness and impact … [Read more...]

ERBACHER Foundation Grant: Sponsoring Charitable Projects

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The ERBACHER Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program to sponsor charitable projects that make life in the country possible, worth living and future-oriented. The ERBACHER Foundation supports development aid intents in rural regions worldwide. Projects especially important for those promoting livestock husbandry, crop production, drinking water supply and environmental protection. The Foundation wants to contribute in making life in rural areas … [Read more...]

CPDC Call for Applications: Promoting Sustainable Livelihoods among Eastern Caribbean Farmers

Deadline: 9 February 2018 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with Pro NGO is seeking applications for its program entitled “Sub Grants for small farmers in the Eastern Caribbean” to enhance opportunities for sustainable livelihoods across Eastern Caribbean farming communities. CPDC invites all small farmers located in Barbados, Grenada, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines to apply for a small grant which would assist in the implementation of climate smart … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its Small Grants Program to support innovative small and mid-sized groups working 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 Priority is given to applicants that: Address funding priorities from a holistic … [Read more...]

USAID: Seeking Applications for The Farmer-to-Farmer Program

Deadline: 12 February 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Bureau for Food Security (BFS) under the management of the Office of Country Strategy and Implementation (CSI) is continuing USAID’s long-term support for the Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program. Themes The F2F Program contributes to the four strategic themes in the USAID Agricultural Strategy, with focus on increasing agricultural productivity and smallholder participation in markets under four strategic … [Read more...]

USAID/New Delhi: Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) India – Ag Tech Challenge

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to seek participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development interventions to address development challenges for food and nutrition security in Asia. The intent of the BAA is to allow co-creation and co-design to the maximum extent to create high quality, effective partnerships with great efficiency in time and … [Read more...]