Call for Applications: UNFPA-CARE Study on Good Practices in GBV and SRH Programing for Girls

Deadline: 27 October 2017 UNFPA-CARE is seeking applications for Study on Good Practices in GBV and SRH Programing for Girls. The UNFPA ASRO and CAREMENA office are conducting a study in the MENA region to identify and document strong examples of good practices and human interest stories (HIS) to showcase successful approaches to girl sexual reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence GBV prevention and responsegirls  programming, including harmful traditional practices such as child … [Read more...]

USAID: Innovations in Feed the Future Monitoring and Evaluation Program

Deadline: 12 October 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Office of Strategic Planning and Program Management (SPPM), Monitoring and Evaluation Division (MEL), invites applications for funding from qualified U.S. and non-U.S., non-profit or for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations to carry out activities that develop, test or apply innovative methods for monitoring or evaluating Feed the … [Read more...]

Apply for Japan Foundation’s CGP Grant Program – Intellectual Exchange!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is seeking applications for its Intellectual Exchange Program to strengthening the global U.S.-Japan partnership and cultivating the next generation of public intellectuals necessary to sustain this partnership. The grant program supports U.S.-Japan collaborative projects conducted by universities, think-tanks, and other non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status. Projects should have a foundation in … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Aspen Institute’s 2018 New Voices Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 15 October 2017 The Aspen Institute is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 New Voices Fellowship that is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world. While the fellowship is non-resident and not full-time, it does require a significant and sustained time commitment as fellows write opinion articles, participate in interviews with local and international media, and speak at … [Read more...]

USDA-NIFA: Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 13 December 2017 The United States Agency for International Development, National Institute of Food and Agriculture is inviting applications for its "Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Competitive Grant Program" to support projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase. Funding Information Estimated Total Program … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Inviting Applications for Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: 4 December 2017 The United States Agency for International Development, National Institute of Food and Agriculture is inviting applications for its Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program. The primary goals of the CFPCGP are to: Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

BBSRC Call for Proposals: Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) Program

Deadline: 8 November 2017 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is seeking proposals for its Sustainable Agriculture for Sub-Saharan Africa (SASSA) program to address research challenges relating to the sustainable intensification of agricultural systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The call aims to enhance food security by improving the productivity and health of crops important to African farmers. Its focus is on farming systems in which crops are grown primarily … [Read more...]

USDA/NIFA: Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for its Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program to provide funding to support students’ training and completion of master’s and/or doctoral degree programs in identified national need areas within the Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences (FANRHS). Objectives To … [Read more...]

ISSD Call for Concept Notes: Innovation Fund to Strengthen Seed Sector Development in Uganda

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Plus Project is a 4-year project coordinated by the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) of Wageningen UR in collaboration with the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kampala is seeking concept notes for its Innovation Fund with an aim to strengthen the development of a vibrant, pluralistic and market-oriented seed sector that is able to … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Food Systems for Healthy and Sustainable Diets (4 June 2018 to Fri 22 June 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applications for its short term course on Food Systems for Healthy and Sustainable Diets from 4 June 2018 to Fri 22 June 2018 in The Netherlands. Applicants will gain new insights about: the components of food systems and their relevance for provision of healthy and sustainable diets over time at national, regional and global level; the stakeholders involved and influencing food systems; … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety (4 June 2018 – 22 June 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its short term course on Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety from 4 June 2018 until 22 June 2018 in the Netherlands. Increased awareness of the adverse effects pesticides have on the environment and consumer concern about the safety of our food has led to the need for more sustainable agricultural production systems. The course is aimed at creating mechanisms that will support … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Milking to Potential (14 May 2018 – 25 May 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is inviting applicants for its short term course on Milking to potential in the Netherlands.  The course starts from 14 May 2018 until 25 May 2018. This 2 weeks course will enable participants in designing and implementing dairy development strategies in emerging economies. The course will use a mix of lectures, discussions, group work and field trips to offer background, theoretical foundations, as well as … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR CDI Course: Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems for a Food Secure Future (9 April- 20 April 2018)

Deadline: 18 October 2017 Applications are open for The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) Course on "Resilient and sustainable food systems for a food secure future". The course starts from 9 April 2018 until Fri 20 April 2018 in the Netherlands. This course aims to offer a systems thinking and systems dynamics approach on agriculture as well as skills and tools to design innovative, resilient and sustainable food systems. It looks at how to balance between producing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize!

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Nestlé, in partnership with Ashoka is seeking applications for its 2018 Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize with an aim to source, recognize and support leading innovations or programs in the areas of Water, Nutrition and Rural Development, that: Is beyond ‘proof of concept’ and has conducted a successful pilot Has the potential to grow on a broad-scale or replicate in a new community or context Has social or environmental impact, through either improving … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAFA) 2017!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Applications are open for the Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAFA) 2017 to promote outstanding individuals and organisations who are involved in the creation and application of a breakthrough sustainable project in water, air and/or food. WAF Award seeks and celebrates the Silent Heroes: those who overcome challenges and carry out extensive work to secure food, clean air, and water for vulnerable communities around the world. Award Information The elected … [Read more...]

BioFuelNet Canada: Inviting EOIs for Agri-Science Cluster

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The BioFuelNet Canada (BFN) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its "Agri-Science Cluster" to engage Canada’s agricultural operators, industry, universities, government and other R&D organizations to sustainably increase food and biomass production, in the context of a changing climate. The EOI is focussed on advancing the emerging technologies that will help agricultural producers across Canada sustainably meet the needs of Canada’s and the world’s … [Read more...]

Apply for Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 28 September 2017 First Nations is seeking applications for its "Native Agriculture and Food Systems (NAFSI) Scholarship Program" to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts. First Nations will award five $1,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to … [Read more...]

IDRC’s Professional Development Award: Agriculture and Food Security!

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking applications for its "Professional Development Award: Agriculture and Food Security". The Professional Development Award (PDA) recipient (one position available) will undertake a 12-month paid program of research focusing on the development and implementation of cross-project learning on scaling up agriculture and nutrition solutions. The general objective of this PDA will be to work with IDRC’s … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety

Deadline: 19 October 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety”. The Programme runs from 4  February to 2 March 2018 in Sweden. Objectives To provide awareness, information and training to the relevant governmental officials and economic operators regarding the new principles and requirements related to food safety, international trade in food and … [Read more...]