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Posted 26 May 2017 at 07:32

Posted by Jacob Olanya in AgriProFocus Uganda 26 May 2017 at 07:32

Call for Application developer for the development on an online profiling and Mobile(App) Profiling and Matchmaking tool

Promoting Agribusiness Investment, Networking and Trade (PAINT) is an initiative aimed at accelerating growth of the agribusiness sector. 

In a bid to do this we are looking a for an application developer to develop and profiling and matchmaking tool.   

Click here to download the Terms of reference. 

Deadline for receiving applications is  Wednesday 31/05/2017.

To know more about PAINT, click here.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 25 May 2017 at 02:24

Call for Application developer for the development of an online and Mobile(App) Profiling and Matchmaking tool

Promoting Agribusiness Investment, Networking and Trade (PAINT) is an initiative aimed at accelerating growth of the agribusiness sector. 

In a bid to do this we are looking a for an application developer to develop and profiling and matchmaking tool.   

Click here to download the Terms of reference. 

Deadline for receiving applications is  Wednesday 31/05/2017.

To know more about PAINT, click here.

Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 16 May 2017 at 09:27

Call for proposals: Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Deadline: 6th June 2017

This Call for proposals is intended to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant financing to implement a project on Green Technologies to Facilitate Development of Value Chains for Perishable Crops and Animal

Potential recipients or consortiums of recipients are being invited to develop a project proposal based on the background and guidance detailed in the Call for proposal document.

For more, read HERE

Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 23 March 2017 at 08:05

Grant Opportunity:  Geo-data for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility - 3rd round

Deadline for Application: September 14, 2017  

Dear members,

With this notice we would like to inform you on the third call of the Geo-data for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility.

The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility is a grant programme that started in 2013 and is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It falls under the policy priority of food security, which focuses on increasing and enhancing sustainable food production as well as achieving more efficient agricultural water use, particularly in irrigated areas and water basins in the G4AW partner countries.

The G4AW Facility stimulates public-private partnerships and is supporting initiatives to set up large-scale, demand-driven, and user-tailored satellite-based service chains.

The ultimate goal is to improve the output of the agricultural and fishing sector by providing food producers with relevant inform

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 19 January 2017 at 02:29

THE EAST AFRICA POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE 

The East Africa Postharvest Technology Challenge 2017 (EAPTC-2017) aims to identify scalable post-harvest technologies in East Africa for dissemination. The EAPTC-2017 will offerand prepare 50 top ready to scale technologies on how scale up and pitchto development partners, donors, Governments, farmers/traders associations and investors. The top 25 technologies will then get an opportunity to showcase and pitch todevelopment partners, donors, Governments, farmers/traders associations and investorsin a special session during the upcomingEast Africa Postharvest Technology Exhibition set for May 2017.

Phases of the EAPTC-2017 Challenge:

• The application will be received via the Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition Website; https://younginnovatorsinagribusiness.com/post-harvest-2017/

• Applications close on 20th February, 2017.

• A selection panel will convene to select 50 participants to take part in the EATPTC-2017 Challen

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 21 December 2016 at 09:59

EU Innovative Agri-Food Chains: Unlocking the Potential for Competitiveness and Sustainability


Deadline: 14 February 2017

**Legal entities established in Tanzania are eligible to apply.

The European Commission is seeking applications for its program “Innovative Agri-Food Chains: Unlocking the Potential for Competitiveness and Sustainability” to provide in-depth insight into linkages and interactions between agri-food chain stakeholders, including understanding of their perception and behaviour with respect to sustainability objectives and cooperation, potentially resulting in the design of new processes within the agro-food chains and thus leading to new business models and better performing value chains.

The sustainability of food systems is challenged by various interrelated factors, such as the changing socio-economic and political context, the scarcity of natural resources, environmental degradation and climate change.

Funding Information

The Commission considers that pr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 21 December 2016 at 09:38

Future Agro Challenge: Inviting Entrepreneurs, Startups all Over the World


Deadline: 13 January 2017

The Global Championship is seeking applicants for its Future Agro Challenge (FAC), global competition that support agro visionaries, farmers, manufacturers, and distributors from countries across several continents.

Innovators have the opportunity to participate in sessions and hot discussions on the latest entrepreneurship trends & best practices, network with entrepreneurs, investors, startups, policy makers & stakeholders from all over the world and claim the title of “Agribusiness of the Year”!

FAC seeks ideas to advance Agtech, Agriculture Production and Processing, Nutrition & Health, Agriculture Biotech, Biofuels, Evergreen Practices, Robotics and Precision Agriculture, Agro Logistics, Farmer Incomes, Education, Agrotourism, Safety & Health, and Packaging.

Prize Information

The winner will have the opportunity to be awarded as the best agro innovator of the year and

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 19 December 2016 at 05:35

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Grant: Addressing Food and Health in the Developing World!


Deadline: 1 January 2017

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation is currently seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world.

The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations and address a particular problem in the field.

Food grants support focused efforts to improve access to food for consumption in developing countries. Areas of interest include projects that:

  • promote or develop specific sustainable agriculture practices with potential to advance science and practice in other countries
  • explore and refine innovative education and training interventions for small sca

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 8 December 2016 at 02:55

Call for proposals 2017:
African local resources in the service of family farming

The aim of the call for proposals:

Enhancing the local resources of African lands (agricultural practices, know-how, local agricultural products, etc.) and optimizing their management in order to support their role in the development of family farming in Africa.

SEED Foundation wishes to support projects that maintain the diversity of the local resources while offering innovative prospects to transform the agricultural system. This theme is an answer to the challenges of standardization and homogenization of practices and the loss of diversity in the agri-food sector.

Theme: Enhancing the African local resources and optimizing their management

Eligible applicants: French and African non-profit organizations in a formalized partnership

Grant: between 7,000€ and 15,000€

Total funding for 2017: 45,000€

Location: 21 African countries

Share of the funding on the total budget of the project: between 10% and 70%

Elig

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 30 November 2016 at 12:15

Tony Elumelu Foundation - Entrepreneurship Program for Africans 2017


The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) fosters and supports start-up enterprises in Africa. TEEP combines mentoring, training, forums, seed capital, and alumni support to individuals in Africa proposing new business ideas or early-stage companies in sectors that include agriculture, among others. The program is open to citizens and legal residents ages 18 and older in any African country. The period for applications (English, French, Portuguese) is 01 January through 01 March. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS CALL HERE.

Abdulikarim Ramadhani Faru Hi katarina ,how are we getting application form

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Hilda Okoth Hello Adulikarim, the application will commence from January 1st. So the website will be updated with the application form then. Please continue visiting then website

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 30 November 2016 at 12:10

Netherlands Enterprise Agency - Sustainable Water Fund (FDW)

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency manages the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) as a public-private partnership for water safety and water security in developing countries. Projects are collective initiatives between governmental bodies, industries, and NGOs. The thematic areas are improved access to drinking water and sanitation (including solid waste); efficient and sustainable water use, particularly for agriculture; and safe deltas and improved basin management. The deadline for concept notes (first round) is 31 December 2016. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS CALL HERE.

Posted By in Horticulture Uganda Page
Posted 24 November 2016 at 05:51

Call for proposals 

Competitiveness & enterprise development project: deadline 30th November 2016

Herewith attached is a call for proposals for the matching grant facility offered by Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).  Sectors of interest are horticulture, tourism, coffee, grains, pulses, edible oils, fisheries and ICT

See Fourth call proposals attached for details

Good luck!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 6 September 2016 at 07:20

Securing Water for Food : Call for Innovations 

Are you a scientist, entrepreneur, or a passionate problem solver interested in helping produce more food with less water in developing countries? Do you have a piloted innovation or technology that you seek to share with others, highlight before experts, publicize, and accelerate?

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Government of South Africa has officially opened the Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development 4th Global Call for Innovations.

Through this competition, Securing Water for Food anticipates disbursing $7.5 million USD in award funding.

Individual awards are expected to be between $100,000 USD and $2 million USD depending on the type of funding requested. The period of performance for individual awards is up to three years; the act

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 5 September 2016 at 06:46

BMEL-Call for proposals: "Innovative approaches to process local food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia"

Research funding for projectconsortia consisting of German, African and Southeastasian partners. Topic: "Innovative approaches to process local food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, which contribute to improved nutrition, as well as qualitative and quantitative reduction of losses".

This call is launched within the frame of the funding instrument "International research cooperation for global food security". The objective is to support joint research projects between German research institutions and those in countries and regions that are worst affected by hunger and malnutrition. The programme will fund the development of needs-based solutions and the creation of scientific networks which should also contribute to the development of local capacity.

This call is based on the "Directive on the funding of international research cooperation for global food security"

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 22 June 2016 at 07:33

Rockefeller foundation: Cassava Innovation Challenge

The Rockefeller Foundation is partnering with Dalberg and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in the Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge. The Challenge will provide up to US$1 million, as well as technical assistance from Dalberg and IITA, to further develop novel solutions that address food loss and spoilage in the cassava value chain. The Challenge is open to all organizations -- whether for-profit or nonprofit -- including governmental and inter-governmental organizations. The focus country is Nigeria, the world's largest producer of cassava, although applications are invited from anywhere. Collaborations between organizations are encouraged. Applicants are allowed to submit more than one entry. The deadline for applications is 08 July 2016. For more information, click HERE 

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Alba Mande whoever does not work does not eat

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Posted By in Youth in Agribusiness Rwanda
Posted 20 June 2016 at 08:34

Apply Now: Young African Entrepreneurs Competition

Deadline for submissions is 30th July, 2016


The Young African entrepreneurs deserve every opportunity to be supported to succeed in their business ventures; they also deserve the opportunity to be heard, exposed and supported to increase their social capital and network horizon. RUFORUM invites young (<40 years) African entrepreneurs and incubatees, to compete for <strong>10 conference awards to show case their innovations, enterprises and business concepts and propositions. The focus is for the young entrepreneurs to share their story at an International stage with close to 700 participants drawn from academia, business and industry, development organisations, practitioners and philanthropists. It is hoped that through this competition, young entrepreneurs’ business concepts, impact, innovation and business opportunities can be expanded. While the focus of this competition is on innovation in agribusiness, other innovations, incubations, business enterprises and business concepts along ICTs, health, engin

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Mali
Posted 17 June 2016 at 04:46

UK BASED NGO LOOKING FOR RESEARCH PARTNERS IN NORTH AND WEST AFRICA FOR STUDY ON FOOD WASTE IN HORTICULTURE


www.feedbackglobal.org


Interested organisations and individuals should email edd@feedbackglobal.org


BACKGROUND TO FEEDBACK’S SUPPLY CHAIN RESEARCH

Feedback’s international research focuses on understanding the way in which imbalances in power in the grocery supply chain and certain trading behaviour practiced by retailers and their first-tier suppliers can lead to food waste and economic loss on farms and in packing houses. We conduct country-specific research trips to build case studies based upon testimonial evidence from suppliers about the causes and impacts of food waste on their business. This evidence is then used to inform government and business policies regarding food waste, and also to influence consumer trends that can help reduce levels of food waste occurring in the supply chain.

To date, Feedback have carried

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Posted By in Youth - Jeunesse
Posted 14 June 2016 at 07:52

Young African Entrepreneurs Competition - RUFORUM 2016 Open Awards Competition

Deadline:
30 Jul 2016

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a Network of 55 Universities in 22 African countries. RUFORUM was formed by African Vice Chancellors with the vision for a vibrant agricultural sector linked to African universities that can produce high-performing graduates and high-quality research, responsive to the demands of Africa’s farmers for innovations, and able to generate sustainable livelihoods and national economic development. RUFORUM recognizes the need for greater youth participation in enterprise development and business incubation and through its member universities and partners has supported training and skills development. It has also supported start-ups through innovative financing mechanism of the re

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ELYSE MUHORAKEYE Pour lq version française suivez ce lien http://agriprofocus.com/post/575fdd87a93f256b0d06f8fe

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Georges Djodji Akibodé Merci Dame Elyse.Une information très importante, faisons en le maximum de partage

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Fortunatus MLYANDENA Happy Christmass and New Year season 2017

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Janine Schoeman Hi Fortunatus MLYANDENA , happy to see you are very active on the forum but please don't put the same message under various posts. You can always post a general message in the stream. 

Thank you

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 13 June 2016 at 12:12

Call for Letters of Intent

The Conservation Agreements Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) invites applicants to submit Letters of Intent to assess the feasibility of implementing conservation agreements. The feasibility analysis will follow the process and requirements specified in the Conservation Agreement Field Guide. Budget available per feasibility analysis is between $10,000 and $20,000, and the feasibility analysis report is expected to be ready in less than six months. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent in English to csp@conservation.org by July 15, 2016, using the form available here. For additional information on the geographies and selection criteria, please refer to theCAPPP operations manual. The CAPPP is an initiative financed by the GEF, with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the implementing agency.

Georges Djodji Akibodé <<< Appel de lettres d'intention Les accords de Conservation Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) invite les candidats à soumettre des lettres d'intention d'évaluer la faisabilité de la mise en œuvre d'accords de conservation. L'analyse de faisabilité suivra le processus et les exigences énoncées dans l'accord de Conservation Field Guide. Budget disponible par analyse de faisabilité est entre 10 000 $ et 20 000 $, et le rapport d'analyse de faisabilité devrait être prêt en moins de six mois. Les candidats doivent soumettre une lettre d'intention en anglais à csp@conservation.org par 15 juillet 2016, en utilisant le formulaire disponible ici. Pour plus d'informations sur les zones géographiques et les critères de sélection, veuillez vous référer au manuel des opérations theCAPPP. Le CAPPP est une initiative financée par le FEM, avec le Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement en tant que l'agent d'exécution.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 12 June 2016 at 12:30

Hubert Humphrey Fellowships in USA for International Students

Last updated: 05 May 2016 |

Non-degree

Deadline: before 1 Oct (annual)
Study in: USA
Program starts Apr-Sept 2017

for more info you check via the bellow links

http://www.scholars4dev.com/2887/hubert-humphrey-fellowships-for-international-students/

http://rwanda.usembassy.gov/mobile//ed_advising2.html