Embassy of Ireland seeking Concept Notes for Vietnam Ireland Bilateral Education Exchange (VIBE) Programme 2019

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The Embassy of Ireland is currently accepting concept notes from Vietnamese Universities, Research Institutes and Vocational Colleges for its Vietnam Ireland Bilateral Education Exchange (VIBE) Programme to foster educational co-operation between Ireland and Vietnam. VIBE is an initiative of the Embassy of Ireland under the Irish Development Experience Sharing (IDEAS) Programme to facilitate education links between Ireland and Vietnam. The Irish Development … [Read more...]

Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme to Achieve Food Security in Ethiopia

Deadline: 1 July 2019 Nuffic is inviting call for proposals to contribute to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture (SDG 2) and ensuring availability and sustainable management of water for all (SDG 6). Furthermore, the proposals must contribute to the following long-term impact: Promote agricultural growth; Create ecologically sustainable food systems; Water efficiency in agriculture increased. The following medium-term … [Read more...]

Slingshot 2019 Startup Competition inviting Innovative Tech and Business Ideas Worldwide

Deadline: 28 June 2019 Startups from around the world of all profiles and backgrounds are invited to participate in SLINGSHOT 2019 to submit their most innovative tech and business ideas. Applicants submission will be reviewed by > 160 industry professionals and decision-makers including major investors and corporates. The Top 100 Global Startups will be selected and invited to the SLINGSHOT 2019 in November 2019. This will be a unique opportunity to pitch applicants startup in front … [Read more...]

Competitive African Rice Initiative East Africa seeking Concept Notes for Matching Grant Fund

Deadline: 24 May 2019 The Competitive African Rice Initiative East Africa (CARI-EA) has announced its first call for Concept Notes under the Matching Grant Fund (MGF). Concept Notes are expected from consortia comprising of private sector rice millers/processors/aggregators who are willing to work closely with suppliers of inputs, machinery, financial, Business Development Services (BDS) and extension services, to enable smallholder farmers to build viable and profitable enterprises for … [Read more...]

Government of Canada inviting Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

Deadline: 30 September 2022 Government of Canada is inviting applicants for its Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative to increase economic development opportunities of Indigenous Peoples and communities in Canada. This initiative will support Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs who are ready to launch agriculture and food systems projects and others who want to build their capacity to participate in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector. Types of Eligible … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program 2019

Deadline: 24 May 2019 Applications are open for Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program 2019 to strengthen visiting fellows skills in agro-entrepreneurship and agri-food system innovation, and addresses issues of women’s economic empowerment. The Professional Fellows Program - Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators hosted at Michigan State University (MSU) connects Ugandan, Tanzanian, and Kenyan agribusiness professionals and entrepreneurs with their … [Read more...]

USAID CFPs on Global Transportation, Delivery, and Distribution of Shelf-Stable Food Commodities

Deadline: 23 May 2019 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications to support the transportation, delivery, and distribution of shelf-stable, prepackaged commodities to be distributed under the International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) program. Any and all IFRP activities would entail the transfer of commodities to implementing organizations and then the transfer of these commodities by the implementing organizations to the designated recipients … [Read more...]

Apply for Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019

Deadline: 25 May 2019 Applications are open for the Young Health Programme Scholarship 2019 to engage and empower young people with information so that they can make healthy choices today that will lead to better health later in life. This year, AstraZeneca is collaborating with One Young World to offer 18 scholarships to inspiring young leaders to attend the One Young World Summit 2019 in London, United Kingdom. The successful scholars will join 7 other YHP youth delegates who are already … [Read more...]

LASC announces International Grants Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 29 June 2019 Light A Single Candle Foundation (LASC) has announced the 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 starvation relief; … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2020 Millennium Technology Prize

Deadline: 31 July 2019 The Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is currently seeking nominations for its Millennium Technology Prize 2019. The Prize is Finland’s tribute to innovations for a better life. The Millennium Technology Prize highlights the extensive impact of science and innovations on the well-being of society. The Prize is one million euros, and it is awarded every two years by Technology Academy Finland (TAF). The Millennium Technology Prize, first awarded in 2004, was … [Read more...]

2019 Development Food Security Activities: Improving Food and Nutrition Security of Vulnerable Populations in Madagascar and Malawi

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is seeking applications for funding for development food security activities in Madagascar and Malawi. The Office of Food for Peace (FFP), in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), is the U.S. Government leader in international food assistance. FFP works to reduce hunger and malnutrition and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Borlaug Field Award

Deadline: 15 June 2019 Nominations are open for The Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research which will recognize exceptional, science-based achievement in international agriculture and food production by an individual under 40 who has clearly demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and determination in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty. The $10,000 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, will be presented every … [Read more...]

Call for Proposal for Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Applicants are invited to apply for "Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2019" which will take place in Accra from October 16th until October 18th at the International Conference Center in Accra. It will be a wide gathering of 1000 non-state actors fighting climate change on the African continent, including local governments, businesses, trade unions, environmental NGO’s, farmers, women and youth organisations, researchers,etc. It will highlight the engagement of Ghana and … [Read more...]

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 entrepreneurial students and female business owners to participate. Participants will gain national and regional exposure and participate in international networking and pitching events for active matchmaking to investors and financial institutions, and stand a chance to win amazing prizes. The programme has been created to develop leadership, technological and business skills in female-owned … [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...]