innovations

Posted By in Jobs & Call for Proposals
Posted 16 April 2018 at 10:06

USAID INNOVATIONS in FEED the FUTURE

1000000$

Due date : 12 October, 2018

Presentation of the donor

The U.S. Government, in partnership with other governments, civil society, multilateral development institutions, research institutions, universities, and the private sector, will build on experience to date through Feed the Future to address these challenges, take advantage of opportunities, and advance food security and improved nutrition by focusing efforts around three interrelated and interdependent objectives:

Inclusive and sustainable agricultural-led economic growth, as growth in the agriculture sector has been shown in some areas to be more effective than growth in other sectors at helping men and women lift themselves out of extreme poverty and hunger. It does this by increasing availability of food, generating income from production, creating employment and entrepreneurship opportunities throughout value chains, and spurring growth in rural and urban economies.

Strengthened resilience among

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Posted 17 March 2018 at 12:25

Posted by Marion Alyek in AgriProFocus Uganda 17 March 2018 at 12:25

SEED Low Carbon Awards 2018

Call for Applications

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase, locally driven and eco-inclusive with an ambition to be in the vanguard of green and inclusive growth? Does your enterprise make significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change? Does your enterprise need support in replicating business activities in another region or country?

If those questions particularly apply to you, you will be pleased to hear that the SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards.

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards are sponsored by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).

Focus Countries: Uganda, Tanzania, India, Colombia, Thailand

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 15 March 2018 at 12:02

SEED Low Carbon Awards 2018

Call for Applications

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase, locally driven and eco-inclusive with an ambition to be in the vanguard of green and inclusive growth? Does your enterprise make significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change? Does your enterprise need support in replicating business activities in another region or country?

If those questions particularly apply to you, you will be pleased to hear that the SEED has opened the Call for Applications for the 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards.

SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. Up to five 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards are sponsored by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).

Focus Countries: Uganda, Tanzania, India, Colombia, Thailand

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Anne Marie Kortleve Nice opportunity! Can you promote this post also on Twitter and Facebook? That would be great!

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Marion Alyek Dear Anne Marie,Will be sharing this opportunity on Twitter and Facebook shortly

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 5 March 2018 at 12:56

Uganda Development Bank (UDB) to inject sh6b to empower innovators

BOOSTING INNOVATIONS

KAMPALA - The Uganda Development Bank (UDB) is to inject sh6b to empower innovators to enhance their skills, acquire more machines as well as market their innovation products.

This, according to Prof. Samuel Sejjaaka, the UDB board chairman, is aimed at creating more jobs and enhancing economic development.

Sejjaaka, during the I-Growth Accelerator awards for 2017/2018 financial year, said the bank will invest sh5b as equity in viable projects, meaning they will partner with innovators until they break even, while the other sh1b will be venture capital.

Read full story here

Mulindwa Steven This is interesting....

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 4 February 2018 at 12:38

Are you a mid-career horticulture, livestock or forestry professional? Do you want to enhance your knowledge in your area of expertise and develop management skills at a strategic level? At Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences we offer the one-year postgraduate Master Agricultural Production Chain Management. This MSc is eligible for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) scholarship.
Apply for this MSc programme before 28th February 2018 to be able to apply for the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) scholarship. http://www.vhluniversity.com/vhl-studies/application/financial-matters/scholarships-and-grants/orange-knowledge-programme.aspx


More information about Van Hall Larenstein's international graduate programs here:  https://www.scribd.com/…/3713…/Brochure-Masters-VHL-20182019

Maula Paramitha Wulandaru Hi Karen, thanks so much for your posting, we will spread the words! keep on posting!

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Posted By in Aider à grandir
Posted 18 January 2018 at 03:41

DECOUVRONS ENSEMBLE

- Sirop de kola

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- Martini du Bénin

- PARASEL Bio "tout en un" (Sel + épices)


Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 17 January 2018 at 02:33

The World Food Prize Global Nomination Process Opens for Innovators in Agriculture

The World Food Prize Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 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. Nominations of worthy candidates are invited from public and private organizations, academic institutions, governmental organizations, and businesses. The nomination criteria, procedure, and on-line form are available at www.worldfoodprize.org/nominate. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2018.

The World Food Prize was created in 1986 to be the highest individual honor for truly exceptional and unique achievements in improving the quality, quantity, and availability of the world’s food supply, as well as the access of all human beings to it. This prestigious $250,000 award has been presented to 46 outstanding individuals from 18 countries and

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 28 October 2017 at 08:06

Uganda Government awards 25 best youth farmers

By Henry Sekanjako

The agriculture ministry has awarded 25 youth farmers engaged in agri-enterprises and livestock farming. Awarded on Thursday in Kampala, the 25 youth farmers have been taken on by the Government as model farmers, to interest and guide other youth in the farming business.

According to Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba, the chief judge at the National Youth Champions in agriculture, the finalists were drawn from the over 500 youth farmers who participated in the competition. “The 25 youth farmers are from five regions (central, eastern, northern, south western A and south western B) of Uganda. They were selected after a national search,” Nuwagaba said.

At the ceremony, the winners were given plaques, certificates and money. The overall winner Charles Kisembo from Kagadi district, walked away with a prize of sh3.5m. Fatuma Namutosi who came second was given sh2.5m. During the selection process, the judges looked at value additio

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AGABA KENETH the youth innovation hub kayonza has also geared change in lives of communities through group projects in agribusiness and this has been boosted through peer exchange, farmer to farmer visits and youth cooperatives in value addition.

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Western Kenya Field Days Agribusiness Expo- April 27th-28th

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Kenya
  27 April 2017 to 28 April 2017 - All Day Event
  Kakamega County

Platform to showcase enhance uptake, adoption and adaption of existing agribusiness innovations technologies.

Stimulate private sector-led initiatives to strengthen agripreneurship value chains development networks & business exchange platforms.

Show case and raise awareness of agribusiness incubation innovations and opportunities.

Promote funding ventures for agribusiness innovations, up-scaling and commercialisation of technologies.




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Annual Agricultural Exhibition and Career expo

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Uganda
  21 March 2017 to 23 March 2017 - All Day Event
  Makerere University, Kampala(Freedom square)

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) presents the biggest, most exciting and highly educative farmer event of the year. Come exhibit, network, market your product, share, learn new technologies etc. at the Annual Agricultural Exhibition and Career expo March 21st-23rd At the heart of Makerere University (Freedom square) guided by the theme *"The role of small holder farmers and the youth in agricultural transformation amidst changing climate and growing population"*.

Key Guests; Minister of youth and Children, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, the Executive director Enterprise Uganda, the Chief of party USAID feed the future YLA, MD CURAD LTD, Principal CAES and all lecturers of the college, Chairperson National Youth council, The country director AgriProFocus, MUCCRI Coordinator etc.

You are all invited for this exhibition with a facilitation fee of;

 150,000 UGX for a stall for three days (2m by 1m table, 3 chairs)

 700,0

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 2 February 2017 at 07:24

Hello,

I live and work in the Netherlands. I'm interested in fruit powders but special in banana powder.  The powder should made from ECO and non GMO an natural product. It is an advantage if you have some experience in the export with Europa.

Please let me know if you can help me. You can send your mail at innovations4food@gmail.com

Regards Paul

Janine Schoeman Hi Paul, Good to see you here on the platform. My colleagues in Uganda might be able to provide you with more information or link you to other parties. Marion Alyek, Sylvia Natukunda Mwesigwa

1 year 3 months ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 31 January 2017 at 09:04

Gates, Mastercard launch new platform for smallholder farmers

By Andrew Green

image 2KUZE empowers farmer-friendly agents like Gilbert Misoi from Nandi Hills to provide a greater percentage of the wholesale value to farmers by providing price transparency and more direct access to buyers. Photo by: MasterCard


Digital technology has long been touted as the key to helping smallholder farmers around the world overcome barriers that have kept them trapped in poverty, though initial innovations did not always deliver on this promise. Now developers of digital tools for agriculture are trying to refine their offerings, focusing on products that farmers want to use and that align with their priorities. And at the top of that list is getting fair prices for their products.

“Farmers want direct access to markets,” said Daniel Monehin, MasterCard’s division president for sub-Saharan Africa. Through MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusion — its r

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28

COCKTAIL D’AFFAIRES AUTOUR DE TECHNOLOGI

Event posted by in Recherche et Developpement Bénin
  28 November 2016, 14:00-18:00
  Hôtel les Oliviers à Porto-Novo

FUPRO, ABC et AgriProFocus organisent la 2ème édition du cocktail d’affaires autour des technologies diffusées par PURRA  le 28 novembre 2016 à Porto-Novo à l'hôtel les Oliviers. Cette édition a pour objectif de présenter les innovations PURRA et de créer des opportunités d’affaire pour les entreprises privées et des liens entres les utilisateurs finaux et les entreprises privées et les structures de microfinance.

Pour participer, il faut s'inscrire au : +229 64313155 ou par mail : benin@agriprofocus.com ou tattiba@agriprofocus.com



Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 3 October 2016 at 05:11

SEED Promoting Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

SEED is a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy that was founded by the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Development Programme and the International Union for Conservation of Nature at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. SEED promotes eco-inclusive solutions for sustainable development by shaping a supportive ecosystem and increasing the resilience of small and growing enterprises in developing countries. Partners in SEED, in addition to the Founding Partners, are the governments of Flanders, Germany, India, the Netherlands, South Africa, and the United States of America; Conservation International; the European Union; SWITCH Africa Green; Hogan Lovells; UNIDO; UN Women and SEED’s Corporate Partner, Hisense. SEED is hosted by adelphi research gGmbH, based in Germany.

Three eco-enterprises from Uganda honoured with pres

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Posted By in Publications
Posted 30 March 2016 at 08:54

Chères toutes et chers tous

Trouvez ci-dessous les résultats de la documentation de l’atelier et de la FIPAO. La majorité des documents sont en français avec quelques exceptions seulement en anglais (spécifié) comme suit :


. FIPAO Final report March 2016

. . la Tip sheet/feuille avec des recommandations pour faire la vidéo participative (version anglaise)

. Rapport final FIPAO

· Notes sur les interviews des paysans innovateurs : une étude sur Les perceptions des paysans innovateurs sur la capacité à innover

. Une vidéo de FIPAO a été produite en français avec sous titres en anglais : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0WKKeVfDpRjaFlNSzI2cWVnNkU/view?usp=drive_web


Abel HOUANDEKON BONSOIR MOUSSABIHATOU

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BOUBAKAR A. Latifou Merci pour le partage

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Marie Legonou Merci pour l'information

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ONG GBEWA Très bien cher Abel

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Daoulata MAIGA Merci Moussabihatou pour le partage.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 4 February 2016 at 05:23

2016 SEED Awards: Call for applications now OPEN

Dear Members,

On behalf of the SEED team we are pleased to announce that SEED has launched the 2016 SAG-SEED, SEED Africa and SEED Gender Equality Awards for innovative start-up enterprises that aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level. In this 2016 Award cycle, SEED will make available up to:

  • 15 SAG-SEED Awards to enterprises in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda supported by the SWITCH-Africa Green (SAG) project, which is implemented by UNEP with the assistance of the European Union;
  • 4 SEED Africa Awards to enterprises in Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia supported by the Government of Flanders;
  • 1 SEED Gender Equality Award to enterprises in Kenya that are run or owned by women and prioritise women‘s empowerment.

Candidates can apply from 26 January 2016 until 21 March 2016, 23:59 CET. For detailed information please refer to the attac

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Agritech Expo Zambia

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Zambia
  15 April 2016 to 16 April 2016 - All Day Event
  Chisamba, Zambia

  Agritech Expo Zambia is a business-to-business platform for agricultural professionals, from small scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world’s leading suppliers to the agricultural industry. From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations, to technical and practical workshops for emerging farmers and VIP business lounges for commercial players, Agritech Expo is simply the only business event servicing the needs of the entire agri-value chain in Zambia and its neighbouring countries.  

This year, the Agritech Expo Zambia looks forward to welcoming some 15,000+ farming professionals, from emerging, to smallholder to commercial farmers, and agri-experts, in Chisamba in April. The Expo allows the farming community to get together to discuss the current challenges and share success stories in the sector.

Register for the event today!



Posted By in Recherche et Developpement Bénin
Posted 9 December 2015 at 02:07

Atelier de vulgarisation des Résultats de Recherche et innovations paysannes par les acteurs Agricoles à l’intention du secteur privé

En partenariat avec Agro-Business Center (ABC), la Fédération des Unions des Producteurs du Bénin (FUPRO) à travers le Projet d’Amélioration de l’Utilisation des Résultats de Recherche et Innovations paysannes par les acteurs Agricoles (PURRA), AgriProFocus Bénin a facilité le processus de l’organisation d’un atelier de vulgarisation des Résultats de Recherche et innovations paysannes par les acteurs Agricoles à l’intention du secteur privé.

Ci joint le rapport de l'atelier et le publi-reportage réalisé à l'issu de l'atelier.



Cabinet GLOBAL NOVAT super, merci pour le partage

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 11 September 2015 at 07:02

World Bank Group Youth Summit 2015 from November 16-17, 2015 in Washington, DC

Deadline: 3 October 2015

The World Bank Youth Summit 2015 will be held from November 16-17, 2015 in Washington, DC, USA on the theme of ‘Crowd-Sourcing Solutions for Climate Change.’ The Summit invites young people from around the world to use their knowledge and creativity to crowdsource solutions for climate change that contribute to growth and development in developing and emerging countries.

This is an opportunity for young professionals to present their creative solutions, and spark a global dialogue on innovative ways to address the reality of climate change impacts. For more information please follow this link: http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2015/08/26/youth-summit-2015#6

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Sommet de la Jeunesse du Group de la Banque Mondiale 2015 du 16-17 Novembre 2015 à Washington, DC

Date limite: 3 Octobre 2015

Le Sommet de la Jeunesse 2015

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 9 September 2015 at 02:40

Vote to Support Open Book Trading

Dear Network Members,

My name is Kevin Kinusu, I am leading Techfortrade EA (a social enterprise that seeks to link farmers to fair markets, by professionalising middlemen and building transparncy in their way of trading with farmers). techfortrade's innovation of Open Book Trading has been nominated for the Hill Innovation Justice Challenge, and he needs the support of voters to win an opportunity to pitch his business venture at the Prince Palace later this year to social Impact investors from the Netherlands. Kindly vote for him at Innovatingjustice-open-book-trading--support Kevin Kinusu

By voting you draw techfortrade nearer to securing this opportunity to grow and influence proffessional transparent trading between middlement and small holders

Description of Open Book Trading

Open book trading is an online transactional security service (TSS) that enables traders build a trading record for their business . This trading record is made visible to the farmers and buyer(s

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Hilda Okoth All the best Kevin, I voted already.

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