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ETH Zurich — World Food System Grants 2018

ETH Zurich makes competitive grants in two programs sponsored by its World Food System Center. They are: (i) Sustainability in Food Value Chains (Cooperative Research Program); and (ii) Organic Production Systems for Food Security (Mercator Research Program). Principal Investigators must be current members of the World Food System Center. Co-applicants can be from other research […]

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MasterCard Foundation — Fund for Rural Prosperity

MasterCard Foundation aims to support ideas from institutions looking to deliver a financial service, product, or process to smallholder farmers in eligible African countries. Projects may be proposed by a single institution or by a partnership. However, the lead applicant must be a for-profit entity. Examples of applying institutions may include banks; insurance or leasing […]

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Agropolis Foundation — Research and Education in Agriculture for Sustainable Development

The Agropolis Foundation in France seeks partnerships to address the world’s challenges related to food, agriculture, and biodiversity. The Foundation intends to devote one-third of its resources to co-invest with private and public partners. Potentially interested partners can contact Agropolis at the indicated email address. Link

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — Sustainable Forestry in Mozambique

The FAO-EU FLEGT Programme invites applications from governmental institutions, civil society and private sector organizations that contribute to the reduction of illegal logging and strengthen the trade of legal forest products through improved forest governance in Mozambique. Projects receive grants of up to US$110 thousand for 12 months. The deadline for submissions is 08 June […]

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Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture — PhD Research Scholarship 2018-2019

SEARCA offers scholarships for PhD studies in agriculture, natural resources, and related fields. The top priority is to support Southeast Asian nationals who are enrolled in PhD programs in any of the five member universities of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources. However, the program is also open […]

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DSM — Brighter Living Scholarship

DMS offers 4 scholarships to young leaders from Zambia and Ethiopia, who are working in the field of nutrition to deliver nutritional solutions for their communities. The scholarship seeks candidates who develop/implement programs to eliminate post-harvest losses for small holder farmers, among others. Winners will a fully funded trip to the One Young World Summit […]

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World Bank — Masters Fellowship for African Female Scientists

Applications are open for the World Bank/ACE II Masters Fellowships for African female scientists. Priority areas include agriculture, among others. Selected fellows will receive financial support that covers tuition fees, living expenses, research, and travel. Eligibility extends to female nationals under 35 years from Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Closing date […]

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Eastern Africa Farmers Federation — Support for Young Farmers in Africa

The Eastern Africa Farmers Federation in partnership with IFAD calls for innovative ideas from rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises. Young farmers will receive technical support, mentorship, access to potential funders/investors and other partnership opportunities. Eligibility extends to groups or individual farmers (35 years or less) from Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. […]

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — City Region Food Systems

The SDC calls for proposals for innovations in city region food systems that can reach millions of people living in poverty. The proposed projects under this call should focus on small and middle-sized towns (market towns) in developing countries. Eligibility extends to local or international institutions. Applicants may request up to CHF 1.2 million per […]

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — Sustainable Water Management

The SDC calls for proposals for projects on sustainable water management for food security and nutrition in agriculture and food systems. The proposed projects under this call should focus on Africa. Eligibility extends to businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments. Applicants may request up to CHF 1.5 million per year for a total of 8 years […]

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