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  • CALL FOR AGRIPROJECTS FOR FUNDING 2020

Criteria:

  • The fund is looking for commercial agribusiness from Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia – and which are already working with at least 1,500 smallholders (ideally more) and are looking to expand smallholder engagement with a specific project.
  • Eligible commercial agribusinesses should have a turnover above US$250k and at least break-even on an EBITDA level. Eligible businesses must also have at least two years of audited accounts.

Size of the contribution (Matching Fund): The size of the contribution to a given project ranges from approximately $150K to $800K, with the size being dependent on the number of smallholder beneficiaries to be impacted.

Examples of projects: The Impact Fund can provide funding for project that are not easily “financeable” on commercial terms, such as:

  • production and dissemination of farmer training materials (including training manuals, posters, videos, graphics, etc.) on a range of themes including good agricultural practices, post-harvest loss mitigation and financial inclusion;
  • provision/ delivery of extension services and other forms of training (including support for salaries, training and bicycles/ motorbikes for extension workers/ field officers/ lead farmers);
  • set up and support for the maintenance of ICT systems, including digital farmer management and transparency systems;
  • set up of Farmer Field Schools, cooperatives, dynamic agro-forestry farming systems and community nurseries;
  • set up of simple mechanization pilots;
  • certifications (e.g. organic, FairTrade, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ) and related audits and traceability activities); and
  • capacity building among micro-entrepreneurs working closely with agribusinesses to provide important services to smallholder farmers.

NB: Capex items are not eligible for this funding.

Application and further information: Any commercial agribusiness which meets the above requirements and have a fundable project as listed can submit their interest or get much information via info@euroafrilink.com ;

Please prepare for application the following:  

  • Audited accounts for last years
  • Income and Financial Statements
  • A brief description of the project (including number of farmers, business relationship with farmers organizations – formal contract or no, years of collaboration, etc.)
  • And any other details that will facilitate the assessment.

Application for this funding is still ongoing

2020 CSP Application Open!

(For this post, application is closed)

For Whom: Community development leaders between the ages of 25 and 38.

Sector: Environmental Issues, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Transparency and Accountability, and Women and Gender Issues

Countries Involved: Among others, Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Opening date: 25 September 2019

Closing date: October 30th, 2019.

Please, visit the Community Solutions Program application information website to learn more.
For more information and to walk you through the requirements, get in touch with us or call at +31 (0) 617130088

 

2019 Community Solutions Program Funded Fellowship ( Application Closed)

For Whom: Professionals between age 25-38

Sector: Transparency and Accountability, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender.

Countries Involved: Among others, Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Opening date: Start your application today!

Closing date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Please, visit the Community Solutions Program application information website to learn more.
For more information and to walk you through the requirements, get in touch with us or call at +31 (0) 617130088

 

Unpaid volunteer/internship placements

For Whom: University Students

Focus Area: Volunteers skilled needed in the following sectors: Agriculture (horticulture, fisheries, food security), Education and Health (WASH, mental health, nutrition).

Countries Involved:  Africa

Closing Date: All year round

Eager to know more about this internship? Contact us or call at +31 (0) 617130088 for more information!

Application for this placement is still ongoing.

 

Traineeship 2019 – MYTOX-SOUTH

For Whom: PhD Students, innovators and young researchers

Focus Area: Tackle mycotoxin problem and  associated food safety and food security issues

Countries Involved: PhD students that are members from institutions affiliated to MYTOX-SOUTH (Check here)

Closing Date: Before 30th August 2018 5 pm (Brussels time)

Application is closed.

 

Grants for Innovation

Funding organisation: The Leatherman Grant

Sector: Agriculture, energy, water, and/or cross-cutting subject

Focus Area: Impacting change with innovative ideas

Closing Date: 31 August 2018

For more information about the above, please contact FARA or  Us to walk you through the criteria!

 

Grant

Sector: Agriculture and Agribusiness

Countries Involved: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire

Focus Area: Women empowerment in rural and peri-urban areas; female entrepreneurs/leadership.

Opening date: July 15, 2018

For more information, please Contact Us!