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CRDF Global — Georgia Biosciences Fellowships 2017

The Georgia Biosciences Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for biological scientists, researchers, and experts in Georgia to spend 3-4 months working alongside counterpart professionals at U.S. universities. The program is open to early-career researchers at Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control and Public Health; Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture; and National Food Agency. Upon […]

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Africa Food Prize — Calling for Nominations 2016

Co-sponsored by the Alliance for a Green Revolution and Yara International, the Africa Food Prize honors outstanding contributions to agriculture and food production in the challenge to combat hunger and reduce poverty in Africa. The Prize can be awarded for a specific contribution or achievement, or for a series of efforts and results within the […]

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United States–India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) — 7th Call for Proposals

The USISTEF announces its 7th competitive call for proposals to commercialize technologies for societal impact. Priority areas include health, education, agriculture, water, and others. Proposals must include at least one partner from each country, India and USA. Funding is up to Rs. 2.5 crores (approximately US$400 thousand) for projects that demonstrate a high potential to […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) — Global Challenges Research in Food and Agriculture

The Global Challenges Research Fund is a new 5-year program of UK research to address problems faced by developing countries, with emphasis on health and agriculture. A consortium of BBSRC and other UK research organizations will support multidisciplinary awards for research on Global Agriculture and Food Systems in low and middle-income countries. The awards will […]

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European Commission (EC) — Production of Quality Coffee in Nepal

The EC will fund technical assistance to help coffee growers and cooperatives in Nepal improve the value chain for Nepalese coffee. Activities should aim to raise the productivity of coffee plantations; introduce organic methods in coffee growing; strengthen farmers’ cooperatives and associations; and develop improved branding and marketing systems for coffee. Grants will be approximately […]

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African Union — Research Grants in Food and Agriculture

In collaboration with the European Union, Phase 2 of the African Union’s research grants will focus on research for food, nutritional security, and sustainable agriculture in Africa. Applications are invited from national and regional organizations, research institutions, universities, government ministries, and public institutions in Africa and EU member states. Eligibility for funding also extends to […]

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International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) — ILRI-DAAD Scholarships 2016

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), ILRI announces several research scholarships at PhD and MSc levels in subject areas of livestock systems and animal biosciences. Each posting includes a description of the research focus, qualifications, and how to apply. The scholarships are for citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa. The closing date for applications […]

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University of California at Davis — Fellowships for Agricultural Research at U.S. Universities

The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) offers fellowships for graduate students from developing countries for agricultural research at universities in the USA. The program currently invites applications from citizens of USAID-assisted countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Each research project is coordinated by a university in the student’s home country, a university […]

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European Commission (EC) — Improved Nutrition in Zambia

The EC will make grants to address the problem of under-nutrition in Zambia. Actions should aim to reduce maternal and child under-nutrition through a multi-sectoral approach across agriculture, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in Zambia’s copperbelt, Lusaka, and Southern Provinces. Eligibility for funding extends to nonprofit civil society organizations in Zambia, the EU and […]

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European Commission (EC) — Improved Banana Production in Cameroon

The EC will make grants to increase banana productivity in Cameroon in order to aid the country’s export competitiveness. The actions include improvement of environmental and social conditions in banana plantations, as well as measures to raise productivity and decrease costs. The program is open to established banana exporters that sold at least 2,000 tons […]

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