European Commission: Support to Local Initiatives to Streghthen Agricultural Advisory Services and Local Food Promotion

Deadline: 31 January 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Support to Local Initiatives to Streghthen Agricultural Advisory Services and Local Food Promotion" to improve relevance, availability, affordability and sustainability of the agricultural advisory services and information system and harness the market potential of local food (heritage). The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is/are: to … [Read more...]

Australian High Commission Kingdom of Tonga: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program 2018-19

Deadline: 14 December 2018 Australian High Commission Kingdom of Tonga is currently accepting applications for the 2nd round of its Direct Aid Program 2018-19, a competitive small grants program funded by the Australian Aid program. The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a community development program funded by the Australian Government. The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia's broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Responsible Aquaculture Development for Food Security and Economic Progress (4 Nov – 22 Nov 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 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 4 November 2019 -22 November 2019 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: Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security (11 Nov – 29 Nov 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on “Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security”. The course duration is from 11 November 2019 - 29 November 2019 in the Netherlands. The world-wide increase of food availability, through well designed agricultural policies and programmes, has not automatically lead to better nourished populations. This course explores the nutrition-sensitivity of … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Facilitating Multistakeholder Partnerships to Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems (4 Nov – 22 Nov 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its short term course on “Facilitating Multistakeholder Partnerships to Foster Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems". The course duration is from 4 November 2019 - 22 November 2019 in the Netherlands. The course is highly interactive and builds on the participants’ own experiences and cases of MSPs. Participants will have active discussions, work on group assignments, engage in … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Plant Genetic Resources and Resilient Seed Systems for Sustainable Food Security (23 Oct – 8 Nov 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is currently seeking applications for its short term course on “Plant genetic resources and resilient seed systems for sustainable food security”. The course duration is from 21 October 2019 - 8 November 2019 in Nepal. The challenge is not to maintain the status quo of a particular system, but to make it more amenable to deal with stresses and shocks of different nature. To achieve this a much better … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Lost Harvest and Wasted Food (23 September – 4 October 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on “Lost Harvest and Wasted Food”. The course starts from 23 September 2019 until 4 October 2019 in the Netherlands. During the course they will critically analyse the crop supply chain, and design sustainable alternatives with special attention to harvest practices, storage, spoilage and food waste management. The role and responsibilities of the various stakeholders will … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Climate Change and Food Security Nexus (16 September – 27 September 2019)

Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its course on “Climate change and food security nexus”. The course starts from 16 September 2019 until 27 September 2019 in the Netherlands. Climate change governance requires these stakeholders to change their practices and shift perceptions and accepted norms. Such change processes can only be successful if a learning oriented approach to climate change governance is … [Read more...]

Apply for Wageningen UR CDI’s Upcoming Short Courses!

Here are Wageningen UR CDI’s Upcoming Short Courses open for applications. Please visit the list by clicking “Next”. Wageningen UR CDI Course: Food Security in an Urbanising Society (9 September 2019 - 20 September 2019) Deadline: 19 March 2019 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applicants for its course on “Food security in an Urbanising society”. The course starts from 9 September 2019 until 20 September 2019 in the Netherlands. It is crucial to develop … [Read more...]

IFAD Call for Proposals: Pro-poor Agricultural Innovation System for Sustainable and Resilient Agri-food Systems

Deadline: 16 November 2018 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced a call for proposals to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive grant financing to implement a project on Pro-poor Agricultural Innovation System for Sustainable and Resilient Agri-food Systems. Goal and Objective The project goal is to promote pro-poor Agricultural Innovations in order to contribute effectively to the sustainability and resilience of agri-food systems … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IFS Individual Research Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The International Foundation for Science (IFS) is inviting applications for its Individual Research Grants to support excellent individual research and to build capacity of early-career scientists in the developing world to undertake research on the sustainable management of biological and water resources. Research Areas Biological Resources in Terrestrial Systems Including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Forestry, Natural Products, Renewable Energy and … [Read more...]

Open Funding Grant Opportunities: Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition

October 2018 Here is a list of open funding grant opportunities in the area of agriculture, food, and nutrition you can apply this month. Submit Applications for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation GCE Round 22! Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is currently accepting proposals for the 22nd Round of the Grand Challenges Exploration on the topic of “New Approaches for Strategic Prioritization of Agricultural Development Policies”. The Foundation seeks new … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply 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 … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are open for "USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018". Help USAID tell the story of Food for Peace and its accomplishments in reducing hunger, poverty and malnutrition—with photos. Examples Examples of Photos they are Looking For: Action shots, i.e. a farmer working in a field or person preparing a meal or people using vouchers/cash at markets Before & after shots, i.e. child before and after nutrition treatment Beneficiary portraits … [Read more...]

USAID Women in the Economy Program: Providing Accredited Nutritionist Training

Deadline: 18 October 2018 The USAID Women in the Economy Program is seeking grant applications from Afghan or International healthcare training organizations to provide accredited Nutritionist Training to groups of selected females in Kabul, Afghanistan. Recognizing the need for skilled female healthcare providers, WIE seeks Afghan and/or International healthcare training partner(s) with a proven track record in providing accredited and comprehensive basic training for Nutritionists. WIE … [Read more...]

Australian Government: Seeking Applications for Global Innovation Linkages Program

Deadline: 14 November 2018 The Australian Government is seeking applications for the 2nd round of its Global Innovation Linkages Program to assist Australian businesses and researchers to collaborate with global partners on strategically focused, leading-edge research and development projects. The program will support projects focussed on developing high quality products, services or processes that will respond to industry challenges. Objectives The objectives of the grant opportunity are … [Read more...]

CJRF: Making Grants for Social Justice Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

Deadline: 21 December 2018 The Climate Justice Resilience Fund is seeking applications to make grants for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. CJRF gives grants to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. For its initial grantmaking, the CJRF will focus on three regions where climate change is already affecting landscapes and livelihoods: East Africa, the Bay of Bengal, and the … [Read more...]

USAID/Sweden FARMA II: Inviting BiH Non-Profit, For-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 October 2018 USAID/Sweden Fostering Agricultural Markets Activity II, FARMA II (the Activity), a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Sweden-funded activity implemented by Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd., is seeking applications from qualified, legally registered BiH non-profit, for-profit, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for a grant award to implement activities to Improve the Competitiveness of Dairy, Fruit and Vegetable, … [Read more...]

HortInvest Project in Rwanda: Investment and Innovation Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The HortInvest project in Rwanda has launched a first window of its Investment and Innovation Fund (IIF). With this fund, HortInvest is able to co-invest with companies and cooperatives that want to invest in business cases and innovations in fruit and vegetable value chains in Rwanda. The HortINVEST IIF will be an important instrument for the HortInvest project to support companies and farmer cooperatives to mobilise private sector investment and promote … [Read more...]

Food Loss Challenge Asia: Reducing Loss from Farm to Market

Deadline: 19 September 2018 Have an existing tech-based solution that reduces food loss from farm to market in Asia? Apply for inaugural Food Loss Challenge Asia, organised by Rabobank, the global leading food and agribusiness bank. Areas Agricultural Production and Farm Management: Increasing yields, reducing pests and diseases, enforcing best practices, etc. Quality Control: Real-time food quality monitoring, consistency of output, etc. Market Access: Connecting farmers to … [Read more...]

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