Apply for Seeding Food Innovation Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 10 April 2019 Weston is seeking Letter of Intent (LOIs) for its Seeding Food Innovation Grants Program 2019 to provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that help accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges. Goal To provide seed funding for innovative transdisciplinary research whose goal is to safely increase the production of food and other agricultural products, that will feed and nourish the growing population in ways that are … [Read more...]

Apply for UNFI Foundation Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 8 April 2019 UNFI Foundation is currently accepting applications for its grant program 2019. Focus Areas Increasing the supply of organic food Supporting organic farmers who work hard every day to grow healthier food options. More organic food means healthier soil, cleaner air, and more tasty, nutritious food for families. For example: efforts to increase the number of certified organic farms through cost share, outreach and training Improving access to fresh, … [Read more...]

NordForsk Call for Proposals on Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities in Nordic countries

Deadline: 4 June 2019 NordForsk has issued a call for proposals under the Nordic Research Programme on Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities. The overarching aim is to address challenges of urban and regional life in cities of all sizes through thorough analysis, and use of essential knowledge for successful implementation. The call encourages interdisciplinary cooperation between different research fields from socio-economic sciences and humanities to natural sciences and … [Read more...]

Apply for Cultures, Behaviours, and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Partnership Award 2019

Deadline: 16 May 2019 Applications are open for Cultures, Behaviours,and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Partnership Award 2019. This funding call will support the development of international, interdisciplinary, research partnerships which seek to explore the intersection of culture, behaviours, history, and society with all stages of the food systems chain in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). These should catalyse the creation of sustainable, balanced, equitable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme

Deadline: 21 March 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their applications for the 2019 Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training Programme. The Orange Knowledge Programme-Tailor-Made Training promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals through short group training courses that are tailor-made to the specific needs of an organisation. They can also be used to train professionals who have a common training need, but who are not staff members of the same … [Read more...]

Applications Open for FemBioBiz Acceleration Program 2019

Deadline: 20 April 2019 Applications are open for FemBioBiz Acceleration Program 2019 for ambitious women leaders in green agri-food related businesses. Objectives For the benefit of the continent, girls and women must be empowered and supported in becoming more entrepreneurial and competitive. The creation and support of economically viable businesses is linked to promoting gender-equality between men and women in working life. The international alliance of SANBio and Hivos aims to … [Read more...]

GRP Innovation Challenge: Surfacing Resilience Solutions for Food & Water Security, Peace & Stability, and Disaster Resilience

Deadline: 5 March 2019 The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) and USAID have partnered with KPMG to launch an Innovation Challenge designed to identify and nurture novel examples of resilience. GRP is a partnership of public and private organisations joining forces towards a resilient, sustainable and prosperous future for vulnerable people and places. GRP is founded on knowledge excellence, inclusive decision making and a commitment to finding new ways of dealing with intractable issues. … [Read more...]

USAID/Burma: Agriculture and Food-Systems Development Activity

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The United States Agency for International Development in Burma (USAID/Burma) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Agriculture and Food-Systems Development Activity. USAID/Burma intends to award an assistance activity under the US Government’s Feed the Future (FTF) Initiative, through a competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), subject to the availability of funding. The Feed the Future Burma … [Read more...]

Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge for Innovative and Creative Projects

Deadline: 24 February 2019 Applications are open for the Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge for innovative and creative projects. It is created by Waitrose & Partners in partnership with HUBBUB. Project Areas Projects should address one of the following challenge areas: Plastics in the community: Projects encouraging and enabling plastic recycling and the circular economy linked to social impact. Education: Campaigns aimed at children and young people to raise … [Read more...]

ERA –HDHL 3rd Joint JFA: Inviting Applications for Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security

Deadline: 4 April 2019 The JPI HDHL in collaboration with JPI OCEANS and FACCE-JPI partners is launching the ERA –HDHL 3rd Joint Funding Action (JFA) "Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security". This new joint initiative aims to establish a Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security and to provide the unique possibility to connect researchers with other existing initiatives and relevant stakeholders in the Food and Nutrition Security research area. The Knowledge Hub is implemented … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities

Deadline: 15 April 2019 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is inviting applicants for support of commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support or business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries. Examples include agriculture, commodity value addition and trade, minerals and metals. Besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also … [Read more...]

EU-Bangladesh Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance

Deadline: 27 March 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance” in order to improve maternal and child nutrition. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to implement at local level innovative, resilient and scalable nutrition governance pro-poor models which are validated and aligned with national policies. The priorities of this call for proposals are: … [Read more...]

“Best Sustainable Development in the Arab Region” Competition highlighting Region’s Efforts towards SDGs

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing the "Best Sustainable Development in the Arab Region" competition to capture sustainable development initiatives across Arab countries and highlight the region’s efforts to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted universally in 2015. ESCWA is collaborating in organizing this competition with United Nations information centers in the Arab region. It is expected … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ERBACHER Foundation Grant Program

Deadline: 1 August 2019 Applications are open for ERBACHER Foundation Grant program to sponsor charitable projects that make life in the country possible, worth living and future-oriented. Project Categories Projects in selected developing areas that directly pursue the purpose of securing healthy and balanced nourishment. The Foundation sponsors agricultural methods to safeguard a permanent and survivable income in an economically smart and responsible way and to improve … [Read more...]

Entries Open for FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2019

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have launched the sixth edition of the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. The 2019 Awards include a new, special category on harnessing technology for people with disabilities, supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The new category was announced by World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva at the Global Disability Summit organised by … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Land Rights Program in India

Deadline: 17 February 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled "Reporting Land Rights". This programme, which is a collaboration between the India Land and Development Conference and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, will help Indian journalists to better understand property rights and incorporate it in their reporting, whether they are covering business and industry, the environment, urban revitalisation, indigenous rights, food security, or a range … [Read more...]

Light A Single Candle Foundation: Seeking Applications for International Grants Program

Deadline: 13 April 2019 Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) is seeking applications for its International Grants Program 2019. LASC is currently partnering with their partners on projects designed to provide food support and economic development to a number of Central American and Caribbean countries. Focus Areas Projects to be funded will address one of the following LASC Focus Areas: Food support, security, and sustainability: this may include emergency feeding and … [Read more...]

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...]