ENTAG’s 4th Innovation Fund: Promoting Innovations in Various Agricultural Sub-Sectors in Ethiopia

Deadline: 24 August 2018

Applicants are invited to apply for the 4th Innovation Fund that is managed by the Ethiopia-Netherlands Trade Facility for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG) to promote innovations in various agricultural sub-sectors in Ethiopia that benefit smallholder farmers.

ENTAG falls under the Bilateral Ethiopian Netherlands Effort for Food, Income and Trade Partnership (BENEFIT), which is implemented by Wageningen University & Research from The Netherlands and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Addis Ababa.

Funding Information

50% co-financing grant for projects with a maximum grant of € 25,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be an Ethiopian company that is able to present a valid Ethiopian business license.
  • Partnerships of multiple companies, NGOs, research institutions, etc. are allowed to submit an application, as long as this partnership consists of at least one registered Ethiopian In this case, (one of) the registered Ethiopian company(ies) will the applicant for the grant, and will be endresponsible for project implementation.
  • Foreign companies without Ethiopian business license are only allowed to apply in partnership with a company that possesses an Ethiopian business license, which will be applicant and endresponsible for project implementation.
  • Applicants can’t receive grant funding for more than one project at a time.
  • Partner companies, NGOs, research institutions, etc. can be involved in more than one project at a time.
  • Applicants should be willing to submit quarterly progress updates, as well as host ENTAG staff on company premises during project evaluation and implementation.

Selection Criteria

  • Technical approach
  • Economic viability
  • Implementation Capacity
  • Value-for-money and additionality
  • Impact

How to Apply

Please submit signed concept notes, including copy of business license (front & back pages), via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Ethiopia

For more information, please visit 4th Innovation Fund.

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