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...] about ERA –HDHL 3rd Joint JFA: Inviting Applications for Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security
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...] about Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities
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...] about EU-Bangladesh Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance
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...] about “Best Sustainable Development in the Arab Region” Competition highlighting Region’s Efforts towards SDGs
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...] about Call for Applications: ERBACHER Foundation Grant Program
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...] about Entries Open for FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2019
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...] about Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Land Rights Program in India
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...] about Light A Single Candle Foundation: Seeking Applications for International Grants Program
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...] about Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs: Call for Projects for 2019 ‘Sustainable Food and Agriculture’
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...] about SEARCA Call for Applications: 2019 Travel Grants Program
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...] about World Food Prize Foundation: Accepting Global Nominations from Food Security and Agricultural Champions
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...] about RSF Seed Fund: Providing Small Grants to U.S. based Organizations
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...] about 2019 Samuel Crumbine Award for Excellence in Food Protection
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...] about PRIMA Call for Proposals (Section 1): Agro-food Value Chain 2019
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...] about Nominations Open for 2019 AARP Purpose Prize in United States!
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...] about Wageningen UR CDI Short Course: Food Security in an Urbanising Society (9 September-20 September 2019)
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...] about Entries Open for Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge!
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...] about Nominations Open for 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards!
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...] about USAID/Guatemala: Seeking Applications for Improved Health and Nutrition Activity
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...] about European Commission: Support to Local Initiatives to Strengthen Agricultural Advisory Services and Local Food Promotion