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...]

Call for Proposals: United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF)

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The governments of the United States of America (through the Department of State) and India (through the Department of Science & Technology)  have jointly announced a call for proposals for United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) for the promotion of joint activities that would lead to innovation and technopreneurship through the application of science and technology. The aim of this Fund is to support promising joint U. S.-India … [Read more...]

MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017 Competition: Improving the Lives of Poor People in Rural Africa

Deadline: 10 August 2017 Is your business working to scale up a financial product or service to transform more lives in Africa? If yes, then apply for the MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Competition. The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking applications for its 2017 Competition to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for D-Prize: Recognizing Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Across the Globe

Deadline: 30 July 2017 Can you design a business or NGO that solves one of the Distribution Challenges? Nominations are now open for the D-Prize, recognizing new entrepreneurs who increase access to proven poverty interventions. D-Prize Challenges Girl's Education Agriculture Energy Global Health Education Governance and Infrastructure Custom Prize If selected, winner will be awarded with up to $20,000 to launch a pilot in any region where extreme poverty … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda: Inviting Applications For Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is inviting applications for its Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program that brings accomplished professionals from developing countries to the United States at a midpoint in their careers for a one year program of non-degree study and related professional activities. The program seeks to foster an exchange of knowledge and mutual understanding between American citizens and professional counterparts from Rwanda. Fields of … [Read more...]

USAID-Kenya: Seeking Proposals for Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Program

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Leader with Associates from qualified organizations to fund a program entitled “Kenya Feed the Future Livestock Market Systems Leader with Associates”. Funding Information Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $35 Million in total funding for the Livestock Market Systems. Approximately $15 Million of this funding will be resources … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 11th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Nominations are open for Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards that were launched in 2007 by Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc. (PMPMI). The awards are committed to promoting and creating awareness on the most current agricultural issues and the best farming practices from environmental care, safety, to crop sustainability. In so doing, the general public’s attention is focused on the plight of the agriculture sector as well as the opportunities … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Banjul, the Gambia: Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy in Banjul is seeking applications for its Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program. Embassy Public Diplomacy (PD) grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and universities, to support exchange between the U.S. and the Gambia with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding. PAS will ONLY consider grants that have an American … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Capacities of Cooperatives and Farmers’ Associations in Serbia

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Serbia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection implement the “Aid for Trade - Support to Productive Capacities in the Agro-industrial Sector” project, financed by Russian Federation/UNDP Trust Fund for Development. The main objective of the project is to promote inclusive growth through strengthening the productive capacities and enhancement of competitiveness within the agribusiness sector in … [Read more...]

Government of Canada Call for Proposals: Program of Development and Adaptation to Climate Change of Irrigated Crops in Senegal

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking proposals for its program "Program of development and adaptation to climate change of irrigated crops in Senegal". Outcomes Improved socio-economic well-being and resilience of farming households, with a particular emphasis on women and young people. Increased socio-economic empowerment of women and young people. Sustainable and innovative intensification of irrigated and climate-change‑adapted crops. … [Read more...]

SEARCA’s Travel Grants: Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) toward Food Security and Poverty Alleviation

Deadline: 7 September 2017 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is inviting applicants for its Travel Grant program to reinforce the Center’s efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) towards food security and poverty alleviation in the region. Objectives To provide opportunities to qualified Southeast Asian nationals to participate and present papers in … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Workshop on Reporting Africa-China Engagements in Ethiopia

Deadline: 18 July 2017 The Wits Africa-China Reporting Project and the Oxfam Africa-China Dialogue Platform are inviting journalists from Africa and China to attend the three-day workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop will focus on the crucial sectors of agriculture and industrialisation/manufacturing. The workshop will bring together selected African and Chinese journalists to equip them with knowledge, skills and training for covering current Africa-China engagements. Workshop Key … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SEARCA Graduate Scholarship for Southeast Asians!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Scholarship (MS and PhD) in agriculture and related fields for Academic Year 2018-2019. Focus Areas Social Inclusion Strengthening of Value Chains and Agribusiness Commodity Systems Integration of small-scale farmers into commercial food systems Food and Nutrition Security Productivity-enhancing innovations … [Read more...]

UNDP-Serbia Call for Proposals: Supporting Productive Capacities in Agro-industrial Sector

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting applicants from relevant academic and scientific institutions for its program entitled “Support to Productive Capacities in the Agro-industrial Sector in Serbia” with an aim to enhance export capacities and further improve trade balance of agricultural products in the Republic of Serbia. The purpose of this grant is to establish One Stop Shop Service specialized for Agro-Industrial Sector in Serbia … [Read more...]

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