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Securing Water for Food — SWFF Grants, Round 4

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Government of South Africa. The current call for proposals focuses on improving water efficiency and reusing agricultural wastewater;  effective water capture […]

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German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture — Processing Local Food in Africa and Asia

The German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL) will fund international research cooperation on the topic of  innovative approaches to process local food in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. The aim is to contribute to improved nutrition, as well as to qualitative and quantitative reduction of food losses.  BMEL will make grants to suitable […]

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Agropolis Foundation — Call for Proposals “Open Science” 2017

The Agropolis Foundation (France) promotes interdisciplinary and integrated plant biology, ecology, and sustainable agriculture addressing development issues in the global North and South. The call for Open Science Research promotes collaborative inquiry on scientific topics involving a range of actors and subjects. Lead applicants for grants should be from any of the research units in […]

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Global Development Network — Aid Effectiveness in Africa

The Global Development Network (GDN) announces a research competition on aid effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on a single sector, either health or agriculture, in two or more African countries. The competition is open to teams of early-career researchers of social scientists from universities, independent research institutions, think tanks, networks, and consortia based […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Crops for Nutrition

The UK’s BBSRC calls for research to deliver the next generation of crops beneficial for human and/or farmed animal health. BBSRC encourages applications on crops relevant for low and middle-income developing countries. It also welcomes applications in collaboration and/or consultation with the food industry. The program is open to UK researchers eligible for funding from […]

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Common Fund for Commodities — 9th Call for Proposals

The CFC calls for proposals that advance commodity development in its member countries. Financial support takes the form of grants, loans, and equity investments. Funding is targeted mainly to for-profit organizations and social enterprises for production, value chains, and marketing across a wide group of commodities (e.g., agricultural crops, tree crops, timber, bamboo and rattan, […]

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International Livestock Research Institute — Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund 2016-2017

The Biosciences eastern and central Africa (BecA) Hub awards research fellowships to African agricultural researchers for short-term projects at the BecA-ILRI Hub in Nairobi. The announcement identifies the priority research themes. Candidates should be currently engaged in agricultural research and be affiliated with a national agricultural research program or university in the eligible countries: Burundi, […]

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) — FLEGT in Countries with Partnership Agreements

FAO administers the EU’s program of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT). The program is open to government institutions, civil society, and private-sector organizations in timber-producing countries engaged in FLEGT’s Voluntary Partnership Agreements (Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Central African Republic, Congo, Dem Rep Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Laos, Liberia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and […]

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U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) — Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants for Fisheries

The Saltonstall-Kennedy program funds projects that address the needs of fishing communities, and that build and maintain sustainable fisheries. The focus areas are aquaculture; fishery data collection; techniques for reducing by-catch and other adverse impacts; adapting to climate change and other long-term ecosystem change; promotion, development, and marketing; socio-economic research; and territorial science. The program […]

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