DFID: Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP)

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Independent Evaluation of the Supporting Nutrition in Pakistan (SNIP). This independent impact evaluation will focus specifically and only on the food fortification component of the SNIP programme.  DFID is primarily interested to learn whether the programme has achieved the intended impacts in improving the nutritional status of women of childbearing age and children and assess … [Read more...]

Clif Bar Family Foundation’s Small Grants: Supporting Innovative Small and Mid-Sized Groups in U.S

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Clif Bar Family Foundation is seeking applicants from eligible organisations for its Small grants with an aim to support innovative small and mid-sized groups working to strengthen food system and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard environment and natural resources. Priorities Priority is given to applicants that: Address funding priorities from a holistic perspective Protect Earth's beauty and bounty. Create a robust, healthy … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Supporting Development and Implementation of FOOD 2030

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The European Commission is seeking proposals for its "Support to the development and implementation of FOOD 2030 - a European research and innovation policy framework for food and nutrition security" with an aim to underpin the transformation of food systems in Europe so as to make them 'future-proof': sustainable, resilient, performant, inclusive, diverse, and competitive. Food and Nutrition Security is a growing challenge characterized by urgency and complexity due … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition. Objectives To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’. To promote … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2017: Romania – Research within Priority Sectors

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The European Economic Area (EEA) Grants in partnership with Research Council of Norway (NFR), Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) is seeking applications for its programme "Romania - Research within Priority Sectors" to enhance research-based knowledge development in Romania through research cooperation between Romania and the EEA States Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. The research programme places itself well within overall strategies in Europe, like Europe 2020, … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA Call for Proposals: Integrated Biorefinery Optimization Program in the United States

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) are seeking applications for its program entitled "Integrated Biorefinery Optimization". Federal support for first-of-a-kind Integrated Biorefineries (IBRs) could significantly reduce the technical and financial risks … [Read more...]

Apply for The UC Berkeley-11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking applications for "Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship" to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems: agricultural and nutritional policy, the food industry, food science, technology and culture, rural and urban farming, agriculture and the environment (including climate change), global trade and supply chains, consolidation and securitization of the food … [Read more...]

NIFA Call for Applications: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program WebNEERS

Deadline: 28 February 2017 United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently accepting applications for Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System Project (EFNEP-WebNEERS), for the maintenance, continuous improvement, and further development of the Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System for EFNEP (WebNEERS). WebNEERS captures the impacts of the … [Read more...]

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation: Seeking NGOs to promote Conservation, Food & Health in Developing World

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking entities for its Grant Program round 2 to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Food Prize 2017!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Nominations are open for "The World Food Prize" that is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement at any point along the full range of the food production and distribution chain. Fields of achievement include, but are not limited to: soil and land; plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural development; marketing; food processing and packaging; water and the environment; natural resource conservation; physical … [Read more...]

USAID-IHSAN Innovation Fund: Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I)

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), implemented by FHI 360 and its partners are inviting applicants for its Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition (IHSAN) Innovation Fund to implement the Improvement of Nutrition and WASH Status in Afghanistan (Phase I) with an aim to support increasing the reach and quality of high impact, cost-effective, and evidence-based nutrition and WASH interventions in Afghanistan. Objectives … [Read more...]

2017 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant: Seeking Young Researchers Worldwide

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking young researchers from all over the world for its 2017 BCFN Young Earth Solutions (YES) Research Grant Competition with an aim to reward the best ideas about food and sustainability. The objective of the research proposal is to make more sustainable one or more themes of the agri-food system, in terms of environmental, social, health and economic aspects. Topic Areas Sustainable and healthy … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Awards!

Deadline: 21 February 2017 Nominations are open for International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Awards 2017 with an aim to honour a deserving professional or colleague for one of their awards. The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) represents a broad range of members with a singular focus — protecting the global food supply. Within the association, educators, government officials, microbiologists, food industry executives and quality control professionals are … [Read more...]

National Science Foundation’s Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Competitive Grants Program: Awarding Grants up to $5,000,000

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently accepting applications for its Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Competitive Grants Program. Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computational algorithms and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, reliability, and usability that will far exceed the simple embedded … [Read more...]

NSF Call for Proposals: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems in the U.S.

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently seeking applications from eligible entities for its program titled 'Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS)'. Humanity is reliant upon the physical resources and natural systems of the Earth for the provision of food, energy, and water.  It is becoming imperative that we determine how society can best integrate across the natural and built environments to provide for a growing demand for … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: MENA Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety (LAS)

Deadline: 6 January 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, "MENA Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety (LAS)".The Programme runs from 23 April to 19 May 2017 in Sweden and Cairo, Egypt December 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. Objectives To provide awareness, information and training to the relevant governmental officials and economic operators regarding the new principles and requirements related to … [Read more...]

Shell Ideas360 Global Competition: Developing Ideas to Tackle the Challenges on Energy, Water and Food Resources

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The Shell International Limited is seeking applications for its Shell Ideas360, global competition in order to learn & develop innovative ideas to tackle the challenges on energy, water and food resources. The theme of Shell Ideas360 is "People & Planet - the Energy, Water and Food Challenge". Prizes and Benefits Each member of a team that submits an idea receives a 3-month subscription to WIRED’s interactive digital edition (accessible on iPad, … [Read more...]

FAO Conference Awards: Recognizing Individuals and Organizations for their Outstanding Achievements in Fighting Hunger

Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is seeking nominations for its conference awards with an aim to recognize individuals, institutions and organizations who have made outstanding achievements in fighting hunger. Today they are the champions of the Zero Hunger Generation - the first generation with the capacity to end hunger and make food and nutrition security truly universal. The awards were established on the basis of resolutions during … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao PDR

Deadline: 13 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao PDR” in order to improve food and nutrition security among rural households and create sustainable agricultural wealth at the village and household level. The programme is divided into three lots: Lot 1: Phongsaly, Luangnamtha, Luangprabang and Huaphanh EUR 10,000,000 Lot 2: Savannakhet, Saravane and Attapeu … [Read more...]

EU-RESTORE: Strengthening the Resilience of Communities in Puntland and Somaliland

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “RESTORE - Strengthening the resilience of communities in Puntland and Somaliland” in order to contribute to strengthening the resilience of Somalis and bridging the gap between emergency relief and rehabilitation. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals is to sustainably improve food security and livelihoods and build resilience among vulnerable … [Read more...]

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