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Common Fund for Commodities — Tenth Call for Proposals

The CFC calls for proposals that advance commodity development in its member countries. Funding is targeted mainly to for-profit organizations and social enterprises for production, value chains, and marketing across a wide group of commodities (agricultural crops, tree crops, timber, bamboo and rattan, minerals, and others). This 10th call for proposals has a deadline on […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Momentum for Change 2017

Momentum for Change welcomes the submission of “Lighthouse Activities” that shine a light on innovative, scalable, and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to address climate change. Submissions are accepted from organizations, communities, cities, businesses, governments, and others. The winners will receive a range of benefits, including fully-paid participation at the […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Off-Grid Solar Energy for Africa

The “Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (SOGE) seeks to provide 20 million households in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to modern, clean, and affordable off-grid electricity from solar sources. USAID welcomes applications from U.S. and non-U.S. private businesses and social enterprises that are solar manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. Grants will range from US$500 […]

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Bestseller Foundation — Enterprises in Agriculture and Environment

The Bestseller Foundation provides financial support for agricultural value chains and for enterprises based on sustainable environment in Southern and Eastern Africa, China, and India. The foundation invests mainly with commercial actors in for-profit projects by means of loans and equity. Nonprofit organizations and projects may sometimes be eligible if they have clear and commercially […]

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World Bank — Public-Private Infrastructure in Water, Energy, and Transportation

The World Bank’s Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) welcomes submissions on topics pertaining to private-sector participation in infrastructure, public-private partnerships, and sub-national finance for energy, water, and transportation. PPIAF is looking for knowledge products that provide lessons learned or best practices which can be applied across countries and across regions. Proposals are strongly encouraged to […]

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SEED Awards — Social and Environmental Enterprises in Africa

Founded by the United Nations Environment Program, and in partnership with Switch Africa Green, SEED supports small-scale enterprises in the developing world which integrate social and environmental benefits into their business models. The SEED Awards for 2017 are structured in four categories: agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, and waste management. The eligible countries are Burkina Faso, Ghana, […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — Training on Climate Change in West Africa

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The training programs include a course in climate change organized by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI).  SMHI invites organizations in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger to propose candidates for the course, which will focus on […]

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Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification — Collaboration Fund 2017

PEFC offers competitive grants in support of its mission to improve forest management and expand forest certification around the world. PEFC invites its members and other non-profit organizations to apply. Project partners may also include private and public-sector organizations. PEFC will consider proposals up to CHF 40 thousand for projects up to two years. Grantees […]

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Future Agro Challenge — Global Championship

Future Agro Challenge (FAC) is a global competition to discover innovative food and agribusiness start-ups. The most promising ideas and ventures will be selected to compete for “Most Innovative Agribusiness of the Year.” The winner will be awarded media attention and other support. The application deadline is 13 January 2017. Link

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European Commission — Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia

The EC will fund SWITCH Asia II to promote sustainable production and consumption in Asia. On the production side, the program will support less polluting and more resource efficient products, processes, and services — particularly in small and medium Asian enterprises. On the consumption side, the program will encourage the purchase of less polluting and […]

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