Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs: Call for Projects for 2019 ‘Sustainable Food and Agriculture’

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (MAA), is currently inviting all French local authorities and foreigners to work together on a project to transition to sustainable food systems (ranging from agricultural production to food waste management) and to build the most appropriate responses to their territory while benefiting from the experience of each. Objectives The main objectives are: … [Read more...]

SEARCA Call for Applications: 2019 Travel Grants Program

Deadline: 7 March 2019 The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is currently accepting applications 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) toward 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...]

World Food Prize Foundation: Accepting Global Nominations from Food Security and Agricultural Champions

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The World Food Prize Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its globally renowned award that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the … [Read more...]

RSF Seed Fund: Providing Small Grants to U.S. based Organizations

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Rudolf Steiner Foundation (RSF) is inviting applicants for its Seed Fund 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. Grantees must demonstrate a capacity for effectiveness and impact in addressing their cause. The Fund is a modest-sized fund and supported annually by unrestricted gifts to RSF rather than from an … [Read more...]

2019 Samuel Crumbine Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Deadline: 15 March 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for Samuel Crumbine Award for its Excellence in Food Protection that is a prestigious award given annually to local environmental health jurisdictions that demonstrate unsurpassed achievement in providing outstanding food protection services to their communities. The purpose of the award is to encourage innovative programs and methods that reduce or eliminate the occurrence of foodborne illnesses, recognize the importance of food … [Read more...]

PRIMA Call for Proposals (Section 1): Agro-food Value Chain 2019

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) has launched its calls for Agro-food Value Chain 2019. Scope Proposals should focus on developing and implementing innovative solutions, technological tools and/or digital solutions and protocols to achieve traceability and confirm authenticity of Mediterranean food products  (excluded Olive oil) aiming to detect fraud in traditional Mediterranean food products. Proposals should … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 AARP Purpose Prize in United States!

Deadline: 31 March 2019 Nominations are open for 2019 AARP Purpose Prize to honor extraordinary individuals who use their life experience to make a better future for all. Included within the AARP Purpose Prize is the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. This award celebrates the legacy of AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who was an innovative educator and social change agent. It recognizes work that brings multiple generations together for a better community. Each year, … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Short Course: Food Security in an Urbanising Society (9 September-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. The global challenge is to provide sufficient food for a nutritious diet for healthy living for the growing world population that can be sustained for generations.This course explores the role of food systems in the provision of healthy … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge!

Deadline: 20 December 2018 Do you have great photos depicting global agriculture and food security that you want to share with the development community? If yes, then apply for Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge. The Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge, open to all, is a great opportunity to share their work or that of the organization with community of 15,000 food security and ag practitioners. Topic Areas Policy & Governance Resilience Youth Agricultural Productivity … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 31 January 2019 Arrell Food Institute is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards to recognize global excellence in food innovation and community impact. Arrell Food Institute recognizes global leaders who are ensuring future food security for the planet, and hopes to inspire new leaders to take bold steps towards change. Scientific excellence and community engagement are necessary to overcome the challenges our world will face in feeding 9 … [Read more...]

USAID/Guatemala: Seeking Applications for Improved Health and Nutrition Activity

Deadline: 8 January 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Improved Health and Nutrition Activity. The purpose of the activity is to achieve significant and sustainable improvements in nutrition and health outcomes of target select municipalities of the WH which will result in reductions of stunted children, and maternal and child morbidity and mortality, and keeping … [Read more...]

European Commission: Support to Local Initiatives to Strengthen 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 strengthen 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...]

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