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Monsanto Fund — Grants to Strengthen Farming Communities 2017

The Monsanto Fund makes grants to strengthen agricultural communities in several countries around the world. Grants of US$25 thousand and more are available to tax-exempt charitable organizations for activities and projects that address farmers’ education and training; food security; community water and sanitation; and other local needs. Monsanto’s international grants are administered at the country […]

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Ghent University — International Master of Science in Rural Development 2017

The International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) is a two-year master’s program in rural development and agricultural economics, focusing on socioeconomic and institutional aspects. The IMRD comprises a consortium of 13 participating universities in the EU, China, Ecuador, India, South Africa, South Korea, and the USA. The program invites qualified individuals from around […]

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International Plant Nutrition Institute — Scholar Awards for Agricultural Graduate Students 2017

The IPNI Scholar Awards are open to applicants who are graduate students attending a degree-granting institution located in any country with an IPNI program. Applicants in Africa can apply if their research connects with international programs, even if their countries are not in IPNI (see the special criteria for Africans). Awards of US$2 thousand are […]

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Rothamsted Research — Agri-Tech in China

With funding by the UK Government and implementation led by Rothamsted Research, the Agri-Tech in China: Newton Network+ (ATCNN) addresses challenges facing the agri-tech and agri-food sector in China.   The program will provide UK excellence in satellite imaging, remote sensing, smart sensors, robotics, and data-intensive science for new solutions for agricultural productivity and sustainability […]

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Organic Farming Research Foundation — Research Grants Program

OFRF offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and agricultural and research communities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Priorities are research on small grain production; soil health; social sciences related to adoption of organic systems; and organic animal production. OFRF […]

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Olam — Prize for Food Security 2017

The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security honors and offers financial support to an outstanding research project for its potential impact on the availability, affordability, accessibility, or adequacy of food.  Olam invites applications from research projects in plant science, soil science, nutritional science, agricultural sciences, and any other field of scientific research impacting food […]

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European Commission Horizon 2020 — Sustainable Food Security 2017

The Horizon 2020 program of research and innovation includes topics that are suitable for international cooperation. This includes cooperation in several projects of sustainable food security (SFS). Topic SFS-8-2017 will research accessible and cost-efficient alternatives to contentious inputs (e.g., copper) in organic farming. Topic SFS-10-2017 will explore methods to detect and arrest emerging diseases and […]

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West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use — Small Research Grants on Climate Change in West Africa

WASCAL supports research to address the severe challenges posed by climate change in West Africa. WASCAL currently calls for proposals in “Building Local Capacity for Policy-Oriented Research in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in West Africa (BLOC).” BLOC will make small research grants of between €5 thousand to €10 thousand. To be eligible for consideration, […]

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UK Department for International Development — Agri-Tech Catalyst for Developing Countries

The Agri-Tech Catalyst aims to increase the pace and scale of uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in developing countries. Projects should focus in any of three categories:  early-stage technical feasibility;  industrial research; or late-stage experimental development.  Project leaders must be UK businesses (or UK research organizations in the case of early-stage technical feasibility). Projects […]

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World Bank — Big Data Innovation Challenge

The World Bank is interested in how “big data” can be used to address development questions, including how climate change affects food security and forestry and watersheds. Solutions may include but are not limited to analytical methodologies, APIs, algorithms, software applications, tools, and new data set generation. Technologies may include artificial intelligence, crowd-sourcing applications, data […]

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