Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Friday, July 1, 2022

AR4D Funding Opportunities for Africa - July 2022

 

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Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation supports special projects and programs in the areas of conservation, food, and health in low- and lower-middle-income countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field. Eligibility extends to NGOs, community-based organizations and academic institutions. There is no maximum grant size. The average grant is approx. US$20 thousand. Grants exceeding US$30 thousand are rarely awarded. The application deadlines for concept notes are 01 January and 01 July 2022.

New Earth Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The New Earth Foundation (NEF) seeks Letter of Inquiries (LOIs) to fund innovative environmental initiatives that are working to help eliminate pollution and to save the planet’s ecosystems, and community projects that create models of social sustainability. Past projects include gardening and building houses in earthquake impacted regions, using solar equipment to provide clean water to poor communities, planting trees for clean air, and many others. NEF only funds 501(c)(3) organizations. Applicants from outside the US may apply through a fiscal sponsor. Letters of Inquiry can be sent at any time during the year. These letters are reviewed twice a year and applicants that fit the requirements will receive the invitation to submit a full grant application. The deadlines for review are 01 February and 01 July each year.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 4 July 2022

The TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship program offers fellowships to young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences (including agricultural sciences). The Fellowship is granted for a maximum of 12 months. ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend to cover living costs, such as food, accommodation, and local transportation. Applicants must hold a Master's degree in a field of natural sciences and may not be older than 35 years. Submissions are due by 04 July 2022.

Zayed Sustainability Prize

Deadline: 6 July 2022

The Zayed Sustainability Prize recognizes achievements that are driving impact, innovation and inspiration in environmental stewardship and global sustainability. The Prize is awarded across several categories: (i) Health; (ii) Food; (iii) Energy; (iv) Water; and (v) Global high schools (i.e., high schools in six world regions). The winners in each category receive US$600 thousand each. The closing date for applications and nominations is 06 July 2022.

Sankalp Global Summit

Deadline: 7 July 2022

The Sankalp Awards celebrate social entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact on society by creating innovative solutions with a global community. The Award recognizes the work of entrepreneurs who have been building an enabling ecosystem which provides the right resources and environment for entrepreneurs to thrive in. Applicants must run a high-impact business that caters to rural, low-income, or disadvantaged communities. Areas of impact include Agriculture, WASH, Clean Energy and Climate Solutions, among others. The deadline to apply is 07 July 2022.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 8 July 2022

The TWAS-NRF Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to scientists from developing countries (other than South Africa) to enable them to pursue PhD research in the natural sciences. Awarded candidates will be provided partial cost of study funding for tuition fees and accommodation. The maximum duration of the fellowship is 3 years. Eligibility extends to citizens and permanent residents from developing countries on the African continent and elsewhere. The call for applications is open until 08 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Smart Farming Challenge, sponsored by BayWa, seeks innovative solutions that use new technologies, ideas and products to support sustainable agriculture and horticulture. BayWa is interested in digital solutions that combine satellite data and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning to support pasture management, early crop disease identification, and/or yield prediction in horticulture. The winner of the smart farming challenge receives €5 thousand, mentoring, access to field trials and access to BayWa agribusiness and agri-organization networks. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Environment, Energy & Health Challenge, sponsored by DLR, seeks innovative solutions that use earth observation (EO) data to support sustainable management of the planet’s limited natural resources and foster human well-being. The winner of the DLR challenge receives €5 thousand. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Blue Challenge, sponsored by Portugal Space, seeks innovative and business-oriented ideas for ocean and coastal areas that tackle global problems. The winner receives a cash prize of €10 thousand, support to attend the Space Awards (including expenses for two people), plus other benefits. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

SEED

Deadline: 11 July 2022

The SEED Replicator program offers incubation workshops to identify opportunities for enterprise creation and to guide aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for partnerships to build an eco-inclusive business model. Successful alumni can apply for a SEED Grant which pays for your immediate necessary activities, measures or machinery required to establish the new enterprise. SEED Replicator Program currently invites applications from entrepreneurs in India and Kenya. Participation is free, although participants need to cover their transportation costs and accommodation. The application deadline is 11 July 2022.

Acumen

Deadline: 12 July 2022

The Acumen Fellows Program supports social innovators from West Africa who are tackling issues of poverty and injustice within their community. The Fellowship consists of a fully-funded leadership program, where Fellows remain in their role while taking part in a series of immersive seminars, workshops, and group practice. Past fellows have included several in smallholder agriculture, renewable energy, waste management, fair trade, and other subject areas. Applications have to be received by 12 July 2022.

Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research

Deadline: 14 July 2022

SFIAR annually awards a prize to scientists working at or in association with a Swiss institution in agricultural research for development. For 2022, the best team project will be awarded CHF5 thousand, and the best masters thesis CHF1 thousand. To be eligible, research must have been carried out at or in close collaboration with a Swiss institution. The deadline for applications (French, German, English) is 14 July 2022.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung awards scholarships to international master students and graduates in order to enable study and research at universities in Germany. Each year, new focus countries or regions are determined for the selection procedures. The scholarship is aimed at students and graduates under the age of 30 who have acquired a university degree and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research stay of at least three semesters at a university in Germany. Graduates receive a monthly scholarship of € 850, PhD-students receive € 1.200, plus health insurance and family allowance. Please note that the scholarship seminar program is held in German, therefore, a sufficient knowledge of the German language (level B2) is obligatory even if the courses are taught in English. Applications have to be submitted until 15 July 2022.

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering accepts nominations of ground-breaking innovations in engineering from all around the world which have been of benefit to humanity. In the scope of the Terra Viva Grants Directory, this may include innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, water management and/or agriculture. The winner will receive £500 thousand to advance their project. Self nominations are not permitted. The closing date to submit nomination(s) is 15 July 2022.

World Bank

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The World Bank Group invites applications for the Young Professionals Program as a starting point for a career at the World Bank. The program is designed for individuals skilled in areas such as agriculture, natural resources, and many others. Applicants should hold a PhD or master’s degree and relevant work experience; be fluent in English; and meet other criteria relevant to experience, skills, and age. Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. The closing dates for applications are 15 July and 30 September 2022.

World Food Forum

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards is a global startup competition to support and showcase innovators and entrepreneurs who harness technology to drive the sustainable transformation of agrifood systems in support of ending global hunger. The World Food Forum seeks applications for the 2022 Extreme Tech Challenge. The competition is open to companies whose work impacts an element of agrifood systems: production, aggregation, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal of food products. The Awards provide finalists and award winners the potential for global visibility, the ability to raise capital. The closing date for applications is 15 July 2022.

BioInnovate Africa

Deadline: 19 July 2022

BioInnovate Africa supports scientists in eastern Africa to link biologically based research ideas, inventions, and technologies to business and the market. BioInnovate invites concept notes to co-develop value-added products (goods and services) from biological resources, such as agro-produce, biological waste conversion, or biologically based healthcare products. Target beneficiaries are scientists working in universities, research institutes, private sector companies as well as smallholder farmers and communities in Burundi, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Funding per project is a grant amount of up to US$1 million for a period of three years. The deadline for receiving concept notes is 19 July 2022.

Heifer International

Deadline: 22 July 2022

Pitch AgriHack is a digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth in the agriculture sector in Africa. The competition invites African businesses to pitch their approach to driving technological innovation in the agriculture sector. The competition provides cash prizes totaling US$45 thousand. A fourth invite-only category will award up to US$1.5 million in grants to scalable ventures that are already generating measurable impact for Africa’s smallholder farmers. Applications close on 22 July 2022.

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation

Deadline: 24 July 2022

The Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation makes grants to local, national and regional organizations working to address challenges across the African continent. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is open to non-profits and social enterprises who are using various technological tools to create innovative social solutions. Organizations must submit social solutions within the key focus areas: Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment or Leadership. Applications have to be submitted 24 July 2022.

Startup SG

Deadline: 24 July 2022

Startup SG seeks global startups to compete in the Slingshot 2022 Global Startup Competition. Entries to the competition need to present game-changing innovation in one of four challenge categories, including Sustainability (e.g., Agriculture, Clean Energy, Food, or Green Technology). The Top 100 Global Startups will pitch to a global audience and compete for cash and grant prizes worth up to S$200 thousand. Interested participants have to register on the platform by 24 July 2022.

U.S. Mission to Rwanda

Deadline: 25 July 2022

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to reduce poverty and hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. SSH announces an open competition for organizations in Rwanda to submit applications to carry out a small, community-based development program. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on development concerns, including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and access to clean water and sanitation. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 25 July 2022.

U.S. Mission to Zambia

Deadline: 27 July 2022

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (ASSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to improve community-based natural resource management. ASSH announces an open competition for organizations in Zambia to submit applications to carry out small, community-based activities. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on promoting the conservation of natural resources and developing sustainable tourism, among others. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 27 July 2022.

United States Agency for International Development

Deadline: 27 July 2022

The Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience (FSNR) activity aims to increase agriculture-led economic growth, through improved productivity to enhance food security and nutrition in Liberia. USAID seeks applications to implement the USAID/FSNR Activity. The five-year activity will be funded with a total estimated amount of approximately US$20 million. The activity will be implemented in Liberia and target smallholder and subsistence farmers, agricultural cooperatives, and women and youth groups. Eligibility for this call is not restricted. The closing date for applications is 27 July 2022.

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

Deadline: 30 July 2022

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) accepts nominations for the 2022 Al-Sumait Prize in Food Security. The prize is awarded to individuals or institutions who have made significant advancement in food security and nutrition in Africa. The prize is awarded within one of three fields – Food Security, Health and Education – and has a value of US$1 million. The candidates’ research projects must be innovative and have achieved high-impact in the African continent. Nominations are accepted from regional and international institutions and scientific centers. The nomination form must be received before 30 July 2022.

Embassy of Japan

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The Embassy of Japan in Uganda provides financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations in support of community development projects in Uganda. Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing, including water and sanitation, disaster relief, and agricultural development. The grant amount per project is generally under 10 million yen (approx. US$100 thousand). Potential recipients are international or local NGOs, community based organizations, educational institutions and local governments. The Embassy receives concept papers anytime throughout the year, but the selection process is conducted twice a year with deadlines on 31 January and 31 July.

International Development Research Centre

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) calls for proposals to support the strengthening of national research and innovation funding agencies in West Africa. The Science Granting Councils Initiative invites proposals from organizations (including think tanks, institutes, universities and agencies) based in Africa Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Organizations should have proven experience and track records in areas such as public sector science, technology and innovation; strengthening organizational capacity; and national science, among others. The budget available for this project is up to C$1 million over approximately 36 months. Proposals have to be submitted by 31 July 2022.

P4G

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The P4G Partnership Fund provides financial support and targeted assistance to public-private partnerships that implement strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture; Water and Sanitation; Clean Energy; Sustainable Cities; and Sustainable Consumption. Start-up projects may apply for up to US$100 thousand, scale-up projects may apply for up to US$1 million. Projects have to be implemented in a developing country. Eligibility extends to partnerships of at least two non-profit organizations. The deadline for submission of projects is 31 July 2022.

U.S. African Development Foundation

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and Ekiti State Government (EKSG) invites proposals for grant financing and local support for innovative solutions that improve farmer incomes and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Proposals will be accepted from registered agricultural cooperatives, producer groups, and agricultural processors in Nigeria. Grant awards range from US$50 thousand to US$250 thousand. Organizations must be 100% African-owned and led. Applications have to be submitted by 31 July 2022.




Biodiversity Conservation Wildlife

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation supports special projects and programs in the areas of conservation, food, and health in low- and lower-middle-income countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field. Eligibility extends to NGOs, community-based organizations and academic institutions. There is no maximum grant size. The average grant is approx. US$20 thousand. Grants exceeding US$30 thousand are rarely awarded. The application deadlines for concept notes are 01 January and 01 July 2022.

Jackson Wild

Deadline: 1 July 2022

?The Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship is a comprehensive program for storytellers to accelerate their project in development through a series of skill-building workshops, networking events, pitching opportunities and mentorship in Austria (September/October 2022). Projects must include a visual media component and can consist of a wide range of topics including but not limited to environmental justice, climate change, conservation, human-wildlife conflict, etc. The Fellowship is open to all storytellers from around the world. Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience working in the industry. The application deadline is 01 July 2022.

New Earth Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The New Earth Foundation (NEF) seeks Letter of Inquiries (LOIs) to fund innovative environmental initiatives that are working to help eliminate pollution and to save the planet’s ecosystems, and community projects that create models of social sustainability. Past projects include gardening and building houses in earthquake impacted regions, using solar equipment to provide clean water to poor communities, planting trees for clean air, and many others. NEF only funds 501(c)(3) organizations. Applicants from outside the US may apply through a fiscal sponsor. Letters of Inquiry can be sent at any time during the year. These letters are reviewed twice a year and applicants that fit the requirements will receive the invitation to submit a full grant application. The deadlines for review are 01 February and 01 July each year.

International Nature Image Festival

Deadline: 4 July 2022

The International Nature Image Festival (FIIN) invites submissions of short films (duration 5-28 minutes) that promote biological natural heritage, natural regions, ecosystems, habitats and species of wild fauna and flora. All formats including animations, documentaries, fiction, experimental films and music videos are eligible. There are no regional restrictions for participation in the contest. The best short film will be awarded €4 thousand. The deadline to submit cinematographic works is 04 July 2022.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 4 July 2022

The TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship program offers fellowships to young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences (including agricultural sciences). The Fellowship is granted for a maximum of 12 months. ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend to cover living costs, such as food, accommodation, and local transportation. Applicants must hold a Master's degree in a field of natural sciences and may not be older than 35 years. Submissions are due by 04 July 2022.

Chicago Zoo

Deadline: 7 July 2022

The Chicago Zoological Society administers conservation grants funded by the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The Fund’s priority is to support projects that assist directly in the protection of populations of threatened and endangered species; or that protect a specific habitat that is of high biological value or that is substantially threatened (IUCN Red List Status). Grants are up to US$7 thousand. The application deadline for concept notes is 07 July 2022.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 8 July 2022

The TWAS-NRF Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to scientists from developing countries (other than South Africa) to enable them to pursue PhD research in the natural sciences. Awarded candidates will be provided partial cost of study funding for tuition fees and accommodation. The maximum duration of the fellowship is 3 years. Eligibility extends to citizens and permanent residents from developing countries on the African continent and elsewhere. The call for applications is open until 08 July 2022.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Deadline: 10 July 2022

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Soil Biodiversity Observation Network (SoilBON) seek to increase the amount of data on soil biodiversity worldwide, enabling researchers to address vital ecological questions. For that purpose, GBIF and SoilBON accept calls for proposals for projects that can mobilize open data on soil biodiversity. The call will support between five to seven projects with up to US$5 thousand per project. The deadline for SoilBON to receive proposals is 10 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Environment, Energy & Health Challenge, sponsored by DLR, seeks innovative solutions that use earth observation (EO) data to support sustainable management of the planet’s limited natural resources and foster human well-being. The winner of the DLR challenge receives €5 thousand. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Blue Challenge, sponsored by Portugal Space, seeks innovative and business-oriented ideas for ocean and coastal areas that tackle global problems. The winner receives a cash prize of €10 thousand, support to attend the Space Awards (including expenses for two people), plus other benefits. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

SEED

Deadline: 11 July 2022

The SEED Replicator program offers incubation workshops to identify opportunities for enterprise creation and to guide aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for partnerships to build an eco-inclusive business model. Successful alumni can apply for a SEED Grant which pays for your immediate necessary activities, measures or machinery required to establish the new enterprise. SEED Replicator Program currently invites applications from entrepreneurs in India and Kenya. Participation is free, although participants need to cover their transportation costs and accommodation. The application deadline is 11 July 2022.

Acumen

Deadline: 12 July 2022

The Acumen Fellows Program supports social innovators from West Africa who are tackling issues of poverty and injustice within their community. The Fellowship consists of a fully-funded leadership program, where Fellows remain in their role while taking part in a series of immersive seminars, workshops, and group practice. Past fellows have included several in smallholder agriculture, renewable energy, waste management, fair trade, and other subject areas. Applications have to be received by 12 July 2022.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Prize is awarded to a young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree. The awards are made in four fields of life science research, one of which is Ecology and Environment. Eligible entrants for the 2022 Prize must have been awarded their doctoral degrees in 2010 or 2021. The winners in each category will each receive US$10 thousand, and the grand prize winner will receive US$30 thousand. The application deadline is 15 July 2022.

Holohil Systems Ltd

Deadline: 15 July 2022

Holohil Systems Ltd. supplies radio-tracking equipment and related services for wildlife research and management. Holohil manages a grant program to offer transmitters at a reduced or no cost for projects focusing on wildlife species of especially high research and/or conservation value. Holohil will contribute up to C$2,500 toward the purchase of transmitters. Holohil will pay all shipping charges. Eligibility to apply for the grants extends to conservation professionals and researchers anywhere in the world. Support is awarded four times a year. The application deadlines are 15 January, 15 April, 15 July, and 15 October each year.

IUCN and UNEP

Deadline: 15 July 2022

system-based Adaptation (EbA) Fund supports scaling up innovative approaches to ecosystem-based adaptation to increase the resilience of communities against the impacts of climate change. The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the critical role of natural assets in underpinning resilience and expand the knowledge base to help make the case for working with people and nature. The fund is open for contributions of US$50 thousand to US$250 thousand, with no specified country focus. The maximum project duration is 36 months. Projects may have a global, thematic, regional and/or country-specific focus. The next application deadline is 15 July 2022.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung awards scholarships to international master students and graduates in order to enable study and research at universities in Germany. Each year, new focus countries or regions are determined for the selection procedures. The scholarship is aimed at students and graduates under the age of 30 who have acquired a university degree and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research stay of at least three semesters at a university in Germany. Graduates receive a monthly scholarship of € 850, PhD-students receive € 1.200, plus health insurance and family allowance. Please note that the scholarship seminar program is held in German, therefore, a sufficient knowledge of the German language (level B2) is obligatory even if the courses are taught in English. Applications have to be submitted until 15 July 2022.

Leakey Foundation

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Leakey Foundation funds research related to human origins. This includes research on primate biology, ecology, and behavior. The majority of research grants awarded to doctoral students range from US$3 thousand to US$15 thousand. Larger projects by senior scientists and post-doctoral students may be funded up to US$25 thousand. There are no citizenship restrictions. The next application deadlines are 10 January 2022 and 15 July 2022.

World Bank

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The World Bank Group invites applications for the Young Professionals Program as a starting point for a career at the World Bank. The program is designed for individuals skilled in areas such as agriculture, natural resources, and many others. Applicants should hold a PhD or master’s degree and relevant work experience; be fluent in English; and meet other criteria relevant to experience, skills, and age. Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. The closing dates for applications are 15 July and 30 September 2022.

Zoological Society of London

Deadline: 17 July 2022

The EDGE of Existence Program provides fellowships for two-year projects in research and conservation of EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) mammals, amphibians, corals, and birds. The program is open to early-career conservation biologists who are nationals or residents of the country in which the EDGE species occur. The focus in 2022 is EDGE species in Africa. EDGE Fellows receive a grant of up to £10 thousand; an opportunity to attend two regional training courses and to undertake online modules in relevant topics; and one-to-one support from a scientific advisor. The application deadline is 17 July 2022.

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Deadline: 18 July 2022

The Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) Grant Program supports strategies to prevent gender-based violence in the context of natural resource access and control. For that purpose, RISE seeks partnerships between environmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples’ organizations, local and grassroots communities. RISE seeks to fund up to six projects in the range of US$100 thousand to US$300 thousand each. Projects must be implemented in Central America and the Caribbean, Eastern and Southern Africa, or South and Southeast Asia. RISE is open to non-profit organizations, universities, private sector companies and consortiums. The call for proposals is open until 18 July 2022.

International Iguana Foundation

Deadline: 20 July 2022

The International Iguana Foundation makes grants to promote and enable iguana conservation. Preference will be given to projects that are components of approved species recovery plans; projects that directly contribute to the survival of endangered iguanas and their habitats; and projects that are part of an established conservation program. The Foundation looks for projects that have participation from range countries and matching funds. Large tier grants require a pre-proposal, submitted by 20 July 2022.

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation

Deadline: 24 July 2022

The Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation makes grants to local, national and regional organizations working to address challenges across the African continent. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is open to non-profits and social enterprises who are using various technological tools to create innovative social solutions. Organizations must submit social solutions within the key focus areas: Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment or Leadership. Applications have to be submitted 24 July 2022.

U.S. Mission to Zambia

Deadline: 27 July 2022

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (ASSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to improve community-based natural resource management. ASSH announces an open competition for organizations in Zambia to submit applications to carry out small, community-based activities. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on promoting the conservation of natural resources and developing sustainable tourism, among others. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 27 July 2022.

Club300 Foundation

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The Club300 Foundation, based in Sweden, makes grants of up to US$5 thousand for bird protection on a worldwide basis. The objective is research and conservation of the world's highly threatened and poorly known bird species (IUCN's Red List). Only applications concerning projects aimed at birds listed as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN), Extinct in the Wild (EW) or Data Deficient (DD) are eligible for funding. The deadline for applications (English or Swedish) is 31 July of each year.

International Development Research Centre

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) calls for proposals to support the strengthening of national research and innovation funding agencies in West Africa. The Science Granting Councils Initiative invites proposals from organizations (including think tanks, institutes, universities and agencies) based in Africa Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Organizations should have proven experience and track records in areas such as public sector science, technology and innovation; strengthening organizational capacity; and national science, among others. The budget available for this project is up to C$1 million over approximately 36 months. Proposals have to be submitted by 31 July 2022.

JRS Biodiversity Foundation

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The JRS Biodiversity Foundation aims to increase the access to and the use of information for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The current call for proposals requests multi-year projects focused on biodiversity data, knowledge, and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity in Eastern and Southern Africa. Preference is for projects that can grow to larger scale, or that can be transferred across geographic regions or across organizational and institutional contexts. Each multi-year grant will range from about US$50 thousand to about US$250 thousand. The application deadline is 31 July 2022.

Palladium

Deadline: 31 July 2022

Palladium funds humanitarian relief efforts and supports community projects with the aim to source innovative responses to global challenges. In 2022, Palladium supports organizations that have innovative approaches to valuing nature, or sustainable solutions to getting refugees into jobs with up to AU$75 thousand. The Challenge Fund is open to applications from all types of organizations. Applications should be submitted by 31 July 2022.



Crosscutting

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation supports special projects and programs in the areas of conservation, food, and health in low- and lower-middle-income countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field. Eligibility extends to NGOs, community-based organizations and academic institutions. There is no maximum grant size. The average grant is approx. US$20 thousand. Grants exceeding US$30 thousand are rarely awarded. The application deadlines for concept notes are 01 January and 01 July 2022.

Jackson Wild

Deadline: 1 July 2022

?The Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship is a comprehensive program for storytellers to accelerate their project in development through a series of skill-building workshops, networking events, pitching opportunities and mentorship in Austria (September/October 2022). Projects must include a visual media component and can consist of a wide range of topics including but not limited to environmental justice, climate change, conservation, human-wildlife conflict, etc. The Fellowship is open to all storytellers from around the world. Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience working in the industry. The application deadline is 01 July 2022.

New Earth Foundation

Deadline: 1 July 2022

The New Earth Foundation (NEF) seeks Letter of Inquiries (LOIs) to fund innovative environmental initiatives that are working to help eliminate pollution and to save the planet’s ecosystems, and community projects that create models of social sustainability. Past projects include gardening and building houses in earthquake impacted regions, using solar equipment to provide clean water to poor communities, planting trees for clean air, and many others. NEF only funds 501(c)(3) organizations. Applicants from outside the US may apply through a fiscal sponsor. Letters of Inquiry can be sent at any time during the year. These letters are reviewed twice a year and applicants that fit the requirements will receive the invitation to submit a full grant application. The deadlines for review are 01 February and 01 July each year.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 4 July 2022

The TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship program offers fellowships to young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences (including agricultural sciences). The Fellowship is granted for a maximum of 12 months. ICCBS will provide a monthly stipend to cover living costs, such as food, accommodation, and local transportation. Applicants must hold a Master's degree in a field of natural sciences and may not be older than 35 years. Submissions are due by 04 July 2022.

Zayed Sustainability Prize

Deadline: 6 July 2022

The Zayed Sustainability Prize recognizes achievements that are driving impact, innovation and inspiration in environmental stewardship and global sustainability. The Prize is awarded across several categories: (i) Health; (ii) Food; (iii) Energy; (iv) Water; and (v) Global high schools (i.e., high schools in six world regions). The winners in each category receive US$600 thousand each. The closing date for applications and nominations is 06 July 2022.

Sankalp Global Summit

Deadline: 7 July 2022

The Sankalp Awards celebrate social entrepreneurs who are making a positive impact on society by creating innovative solutions with a global community. The Award recognizes the work of entrepreneurs who have been building an enabling ecosystem which provides the right resources and environment for entrepreneurs to thrive in. Applicants must run a high-impact business that caters to rural, low-income, or disadvantaged communities. Areas of impact include Agriculture, WASH, Clean Energy and Climate Solutions, among others. The deadline to apply is 07 July 2022.

World Academy of Sciences

Deadline: 8 July 2022

The TWAS-NRF Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to scientists from developing countries (other than South Africa) to enable them to pursue PhD research in the natural sciences. Awarded candidates will be provided partial cost of study funding for tuition fees and accommodation. The maximum duration of the fellowship is 3 years. Eligibility extends to citizens and permanent residents from developing countries on the African continent and elsewhere. The call for applications is open until 08 July 2022.

Government of India

Deadline: 10 July 2022

The BRICS Young Scientist Forum seeks to strengthen existing bilateral and multilateral relations as well as cooperation among its member countries Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. BRICS invites proposals from young scientists with projects in the thematic areas of biomedicine, low-carbon technology, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and modern agriculture for the 7th BRICS-YSF Conclave in China. All participants will have the opportunity to attend the activities of the Science Communication Program. The program is open to scientists, engineers, technologists, innovators, science journalists, science professionals and researchers. Candidates to the BRICS Young Innovator Prize must be under the age of 30. Please note that candidates working in a private company are not eligible. Projects must be submitted until 10 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Environment, Energy & Health Challenge, sponsored by DLR, seeks innovative solutions that use earth observation (EO) data to support sustainable management of the planet’s limited natural resources and foster human well-being. The winner of the DLR challenge receives €5 thousand. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

Copernicus Masters

Deadline: 11 July 2022

Copernicus Masters is an international innovation competition that honors the best solutions using earth observation data and applications to solve global challenges. The Blue Challenge, sponsored by Portugal Space, seeks innovative and business-oriented ideas for ocean and coastal areas that tackle global problems. The winner receives a cash prize of €10 thousand, support to attend the Space Awards (including expenses for two people), plus other benefits. All participants have the chance to win an additional €10 thousand if chosen as the overall Copernicus winner. The competition is open to participants worldwide. Submissions are open until 11 July 2022.

North American Association for Environmental Education

Deadline: 11 July 2022

The North American Association for Environmental Education offers a grant opportunity in E-STEM education to solve environmental issues. The Pratt & Whitney E-STEM Awards support new and existing programs that engage students in meaningful STEM learning experiences through environmental problem solving. The E-STEM Innovation Grants provide funding of up to US$15 thousand USD for new or enhanced programs, and the Global E-STEM Excellence Prize awards up to US$50 thousand to nonprofit organizations. The opportunities are open to nonprofit organizations around the world who engage students (ages 11-18) in E-STEM programming. Applications are due 11 July 2022.

SEED

Deadline: 11 July 2022

The SEED Replicator program offers incubation workshops to identify opportunities for enterprise creation and to guide aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for partnerships to build an eco-inclusive business model. Successful alumni can apply for a SEED Grant which pays for your immediate necessary activities, measures or machinery required to establish the new enterprise. SEED Replicator Program currently invites applications from entrepreneurs in India and Kenya. Participation is free, although participants need to cover their transportation costs and accommodation. The application deadline is 11 July 2022.

Acumen

Deadline: 12 July 2022

The Acumen Fellows Program supports social innovators from West Africa who are tackling issues of poverty and injustice within their community. The Fellowship consists of a fully-funded leadership program, where Fellows remain in their role while taking part in a series of immersive seminars, workshops, and group practice. Past fellows have included several in smallholder agriculture, renewable energy, waste management, fair trade, and other subject areas. Applications have to be received by 12 July 2022.

Elsevier Foundation

Deadline: 12 July 2022

The Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge is open for individuals and organizations whose projects use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle climate change challenges. The Challenge aims to recognize the pivotal role women play in combating climate change, therefore, projects must take into consideration gender components. The Foundation awards 2 prizes of €25 thousand each. The Challenge is open to individuals and non-profit organizations. The deadline for submissions is 12 July 2022.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Prize is awarded to a young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree. The awards are made in four fields of life science research, one of which is Ecology and Environment. Eligible entrants for the 2022 Prize must have been awarded their doctoral degrees in 2010 or 2021. The winners in each category will each receive US$10 thousand, and the grand prize winner will receive US$30 thousand. The application deadline is 15 July 2022.

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung awards scholarships to international master students and graduates in order to enable study and research at universities in Germany. Each year, new focus countries or regions are determined for the selection procedures. The scholarship is aimed at students and graduates under the age of 30 who have acquired a university degree and who intend to complete postgraduate or master studies, doctoral studies or a research stay of at least three semesters at a university in Germany. Graduates receive a monthly scholarship of € 850, PhD-students receive € 1.200, plus health insurance and family allowance. Please note that the scholarship seminar program is held in German, therefore, a sufficient knowledge of the German language (level B2) is obligatory even if the courses are taught in English. Applications have to be submitted until 15 July 2022.

Okayama City

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award rewards outstanding education practices in local communities around the world. The award aims to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities and promote the concept to local communities globally through showcasing their initiatives. Two projects will be selected to receive an award of US$3 thousand each. One representative of the winning projects will be invited to the Award Ceremony in Okayama (Japan). Organizations based in any country are eligible to apply. Deadline for applications is 15 July 2022.

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Foundation

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering accepts nominations of ground-breaking innovations in engineering from all around the world which have been of benefit to humanity. In the scope of the Terra Viva Grants Directory, this may include innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, water management and/or agriculture. The winner will receive £500 thousand to advance their project. Self nominations are not permitted. The closing date to submit nomination(s) is 15 July 2022.

World Bank

Deadline: 15 July 2022

The World Bank Group invites applications for the Young Professionals Program as a starting point for a career at the World Bank. The program is designed for individuals skilled in areas such as agriculture, natural resources, and many others. Applicants should hold a PhD or master’s degree and relevant work experience; be fluent in English; and meet other criteria relevant to experience, skills, and age. Every year, around 40 applicants are accepted into the program. The closing dates for applications are 15 July and 30 September 2022.

BioInnovate Africa

Deadline: 19 July 2022

BioInnovate Africa supports scientists in eastern Africa to link biologically based research ideas, inventions, and technologies to business and the market. BioInnovate invites concept notes to co-develop value-added products (goods and services) from biological resources, such as agro-produce, biological waste conversion, or biologically based healthcare products. Target beneficiaries are scientists working in universities, research institutes, private sector companies as well as smallholder farmers and communities in Burundi, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Funding per project is a grant amount of up to US$1 million for a period of three years. The deadline for receiving concept notes is 19 July 2022.

Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation

Deadline: 24 July 2022

The Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation makes grants to local, national and regional organizations working to address challenges across the African continent. The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is open to non-profits and social enterprises who are using various technological tools to create innovative social solutions. Organizations must submit social solutions within the key focus areas: Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment or Leadership. Applications have to be submitted 24 July 2022.

Startup SG

Deadline: 24 July 2022

Startup SG seeks global startups to compete in the Slingshot 2022 Global Startup Competition. Entries to the competition need to present game-changing innovation in one of four challenge categories, including Sustainability (e.g., Agriculture, Clean Energy, Food, or Green Technology). The Top 100 Global Startups will pitch to a global audience and compete for cash and grant prizes worth up to S$200 thousand. Interested participants have to register on the platform by 24 July 2022.

U.S. Mission to Rwanda

Deadline: 25 July 2022

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to reduce poverty and hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. SSH announces an open competition for organizations in Rwanda to submit applications to carry out a small, community-based development program. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on development concerns, including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and access to clean water and sanitation. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 25 July 2022.

U.S. Mission to Zambia

Deadline: 27 July 2022

The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (ASSH) Program is a grants program that seeks to improve community-based natural resource management. ASSH announces an open competition for organizations in Zambia to submit applications to carry out small, community-based activities. Funding aims at assisting community groups to develop lasting, self-sustaining projects with focus on promoting the conservation of natural resources and developing sustainable tourism, among others. Small grants of up to US$15 thousand are available. The deadline to submit proposals is 27 July 2022.

Embassy of Japan

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The Embassy of Japan in Uganda provides financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations in support of community development projects in Uganda. Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing, including water and sanitation, disaster relief, and agricultural development. The grant amount per project is generally under 10 million yen (approx. US$100 thousand). Potential recipients are international or local NGOs, community based organizations, educational institutions and local governments. The Embassy receives concept papers anytime throughout the year, but the selection process is conducted twice a year with deadlines on 31 January and 31 July.

International Development Research Centre

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) calls for proposals to support the strengthening of national research and innovation funding agencies in West Africa. The Science Granting Councils Initiative invites proposals from organizations (including think tanks, institutes, universities and agencies) based in Africa Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Organizations should have proven experience and track records in areas such as public sector science, technology and innovation; strengthening organizational capacity; and national science, among others. The budget available for this project is up to C$1 million over approximately 36 months. Proposals have to be submitted by 31 July 2022.

P4G

Deadline: 31 July 2022

The P4G Partnership Fund provides financial support and targeted assistance to public-private partnerships that implement strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture; Water and Sanitation; Clean Energy; Sustainable Cities; and Sustainable Consumption. Start-up projects may apply for up to US$100 thousand, scale-up projects may apply for up to US$1 million. Projects have to be implemented in a developing country. Eligibility extends to partnerships of at least two non-profit organizations. The deadline for submission of projects is 31 July 2022.

Palladium

Deadline: 31 July 2022

Palladium funds humanitarian relief efforts and supports community projects with the aim to source innovative responses to global challenges. In 2022, Palladium supports organizations that have innovative approaches to valuing nature, or sustainable solutions to getting refugees into jobs with up to AU$75 thousand. The Challenge Fund is open to applications from all types of organizations. Applications should be submitted by 31 July 2022.

Upcoming webinars during the month of July

 INVEST IN AFRICA SUMMIT








Jul 1, 2022 - Jul 2, 2022 The 2-day summit will highlight Africa’s investment opportunities while creating an opportunity for entrepreneurs, government delegations, and business leaders to meet with investors. It will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about African investment opportunities and business networking.

 FOOD & KITCHEN ETHIOPIA








Jul 4, 2022 - Jul 9, 2022 Agriculture is the foundation of Ethiopia's economy and accounts for about 50% of the GDP, 84% of exports and 80% of total employment.

 AGRI-SME FINANCE: NAVIGATING VOLATILITY IN THE WAKE OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE









Jul 6, 2022 - Jul 6, 2022 The war in Ukraine began in February 2022, and much uncertainty remains around its effects on agri-SMEs and the institutions that finance them. Join us for an interactive workshop to hear from agri-SMEs, local financial service providers and global development actors about the key challenges and opportunities on the ground emerging from recent economic shocks.


6 July 2022 - 12:00-14:00 GMT. Successes in exporting to the EU markets from SMEs and entrepreneurs by ColeACP/PAFO


 LAUNCH OF THE STATE OF FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION IN THE WORLD 2022 (FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP, WHO)









Jul 6, 2022 - Jul 6, 2022 Join FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP, WHO for the launch of 'The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022' report, taking place on July 6, 2022.

 FOOD AND KITCHEN ETHIOPIA 2022









Jul 7, 2022 - Jul 9, 2022 FOOD & KITCHEN AFRICA - Africa's largest International Food & Agriculture exhibition, aims to tap this huge investment potential with the launch of FOOD & KITCHEN ETHIOPIA, to be held at The Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa, from 07 - 09 July, 2022. After 22 successful editions in Kenya and Tanzania, the event promises to bring together industry professionals, exporters, manufacturers and importers, all under one roof in one of Africa's fastest growing economies, Ethiopia.


7 July 2022. 09:00 to 10:30 am (GMT). Reflecting on the ongoing efforts to increase availability and access of farm power in Africa. By FAO


 SUN CSN FOOD SYSTEMS LEARNING SESSION









Jul 7, 2022 - Jul 7, 2022 Do you want to learn more about interlinkages between food systems, nutrition and climate change? Or why we need food systems transformation? Or what can be done to accelerate food systems transformation?

 AGRIKEXPO & ALL FARMERS CONFERENCE









Jul 9, 2022 - Jul 9, 2022 As Nigeria and the entire West Africa intensify their focus on Agriculture for economic growth and food security, Agrikexpo & Conferences has over 6 consecutive editions and continues to play a leadership role as the foremost platform for agribusiness networking and development in the entire region.

 IFT FIRST









Jul 10, 2022 - Jul 13, 2022 Are you passionate about creating a more sustainable food system? So are we. That's why  IFT is bringing the science of food professionals together at IFT First to tackle tough topics that will have the greatest impact on the global food supply.


12-15 July 2022. FAO-CIRAD international conference on Geographical Indication


 AFRICA SOCIAL IMPACT SUMMIT









Jul 13, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022 The summit will enable impact investors to design market-led solutions and accelerate impact investment into Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 with focus on Climate Solutions, Circular Economy, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Health and WASH.


  • The workshop will be held in a hybrid format. The physical meeting is in Brussels, Belgium.
  • The workshop will create awareness on the International Research Consortium (IRC), the LEAP4FNSSA platform which will be launched in September 2022. 
  • The IRC will serve as a bi-continental platform to advance FNSSA, create synergies between the many Research and Innovation (R&I) programmes, initiatives, and actors from both Europe and Africa. It will provide information on prospective partners, funding opportunities, and innovations that have worked in FNSSA.


 REGIONAL DIALOGUE ON FAMILY FARMING









Jul 14, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022 Family Farming is vital for inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems. Register now for the Regional Dialogue on Family Farming in Africa scheduled for Thursday 14 July, 9am-12pm GMT.


14 July 2022. The role of champion farmers and encouraging innovation amongst farmers By AFSA Meeting ID: 890 8066 2974 Passcode: 424091


14 July | 10:00 - 12:00 pm SAST. On the Road to Recovery: “Nourishing our Cities Towards Equitable Recovery”. Register Here 

14 – 16 July 2022. Post-Viçosa Sympo Action Plan, at University of Lagos 

 INNOVATIVE LEARNING METHODOLOGIES AND DIGITAL INCLUSION FOR SUSTAINABILITY









Jul 14, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022 The FAO elearning Academy is adopting the Digital Badges Certification System, to certify the acquisition of competencies, in order to progress talents within organizations and increase employment opportunities. The objective of the session is to share the aspirations of the FAO elearning Academy: promoting universal education, equal rights, competitiveness and inclusion.


15 July 2022. 13:00-14:30 EDT (New York). UN Food Systems Summit follow-up Special side event contributing to the 2022 HLPF

15 July 2022. @10:00am EDT) Seminar, Are healthy diets affordable? Using new data on retail prices and diet costs to guide agricultural and food policy. By IFPRI



 ANDE WEST AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE









Jul 19, 2022 - Jul 20, 2022 This year’s theme is “Accelerating SGB Growth in Africa,” and will focus on critical talent challenges in the SGB sector, as well as how SGBs can help developing economies achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, particularly in the context of rebuilding a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem post the COVID-19 pandemic.

 2022 ANDE WEST AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE









Jul 19, 2022 - Jul 20, 2022 The 2022 conference themed “Accelerating SGB Growth in Africa” will focus on critical talent challenges in the SGB sector, as well as how SGBs can help developing economies achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, particularly in the context of rebuilding a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem post-COVID.


21 July | 10:00 - 12:30 pm SAST. City-to-City Exchange: Streamlining Multi-level Food Systems Governance between National and Local Level. Register Here 


 LAGOS STARTUP WEEK 2022









Jul 25, 2022 - Jul 30, 2022 Now we’re an unmissable fixture in the African Startup scene, bringing together a  week of side events and several conferences consisting of 8 tracks,  game-changing exhibitors, hundreds of startups and 5000+ entrepreneurs– all  built around our open-air festival space in the city of Lagos


28 July | 2:00 - 4:30 pm SAST. “South-South” Cities Exchange. African and Latin American Cities: Food System Priorities for Recovery. Register Here https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtc-ytqDksGdLn1rOVZvw1_cU68HGEDfm6


31 July 2022. Deadline Expression of interest for Side Events FAO Science and Innovation Forum (17-21 October 2022)

14-20 August 2022. 31st International Horticultural Congress, IHC2022, Angers, France

9 - 11 September 2022. Agroecology Europe Youth Forum

 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE









Aug 11, 2022 - Aug 12, 2022 AGRICO 2022 has been designed as a platform to unite diverse research and case studies for oral or poster presentations in major areas of Sustainable Agriculture worldwide, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities.

 AGROFOOD KENYA









Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022 The event targets to become an annual platform for valuable business contacts between leading manufacturers from the world over and professionals from the Kenyan and Swahili speaking East & Central African Agrofood & Plastprintpack industry.


12-13 September 2022. “4th Edition of Euro-Global Conference on Food Science and Technology” (FAT 2022) virtually and in Paris, France.

  • The congress underlines the theme “Harnessing the Latest Innovations and Laying Foreground for Future of Food Science and Technology.”

 AGRF 2022









Sep 5, 2022 - Sep 9, 2022 The AGRF, Africa’s premier forum for food and agriculture, has launched its 12th annual summit under the theme ‘Grow, Nourish and Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food systems’ to be held in Kigali Rwanda from September 5 to 9, 2022.This year’s summit will call for accelerated action by leaders, innovators, businesses, private institutions, civil society, and development agencies to put forward bold actions and unite efforts toward the continental food security agenda

 AGRF 12TH SUMMIT









Sep 5, 2022 - Sep 9, 2022 The AGRF, Africa’s premier forum for food and agriculture, has launched its 12th annual summit under the theme Grow, Nourish and Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient F: Grow, Nourish and Reward – Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systemsood Systems’ to be held in Kigali Rwanda from September 5 to 9, 2022.

 GLF AFRICA DIGITAL CONFERENCE 2022









Sep 15, 2022 - Sep 15, 2022 The GLF Africa Digital Conference will gather thousands of frontline leaders who are tackling the climate crisis head-on. Featuring leading change-makers, voices, and thinkers from across Africa and the rest of the world, GLF Africa will demonstrate the power of community-led action for food security, drought management, and healthy ecosystems.

 FOOD AND KITCHEN TANZANIA 2022









Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 The 23rd FOOD & KITCHEN 2022 - International Trade Exhibition on Food & Kitchen is the largest trade event held annually in Tanzania, concurrently held with East Africa Trade Exhibition (EAITE). The exhibition attracts exhibitors from more than 20 countries and visitors all over.

 FOOD & KITCHEN TANZANIA 2022









Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 The 23rd FOOD & KITCHEN 2022 - International Trade Exhibition on Food & Kitchen is the largest trade event held annually in Tanzania, concurrently held with East Africa Trade Exhibition (EAITE).

 AWIEF 2022: ADVANCING AFRICA THROUGH GENDER INTEGRATION









Sep 26, 2022 - Sep 27, 2022 The annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) brings together more than 1,300 entrepreneurs, startups, thought leaders, policy makers, international development partners, investors, CSOs, academia, and media for dialogue and discussions on issues of women empowerment, entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation in Africa.Come connect and learn at the 8th edition of Africa’s leading women’s leadership and entrepreneurship conference and awards event on the 12th and 13th September 2022 in Cairo, Egypt.

 SA INNOVATION SUMMIT 2022









Sep 27, 2022 - Sep 29, 2022 #SAIS2022 will be a constellation of events happening all around Cape Town culminating in a wealth of industry and theme-specific gatherings to bring a new SAIS experience to the City of Cape Town.


29-30 September 2022. Africa Dairy & Drink Innovations Summit – Hybrid & Nairobi, Kenya

13-30 September 2022. Science Summit at United Nation General Assembly

14-16 September 2022. Biennial CSA stakeholders conference. By FARA

  • This year's conference will be a hybrid conference, Physical & Virtual, in Accra, Ghana.
6-9 October 2022 XIII International Agriculture Symposium “AGROSYM 2022” Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • The FAO Science and Innovation Forum will focus on highlighting the centrality of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for agrifood systems transformation, and encourage a diversity of perspectives based on science and innovation, thereby facilitating rationalization and inclusiveness of debate. The FAO Science and Innovation Forum will be organized together with the World Food Forum (WFF) and Hand-in-Hand Investment Forum in the week of 17th October 2022.
  • The Science and Innovation Forum will take place over 5 days and provide different stakeholders, in particular from low and middle-income countries (LMICs), the space and opportunity to take stock of the science and evidence base and gaps, engage in dialogues and share experiences around science-based actions and innovative solutions. Roundtables, panel discussions, and various interactive formats will be utilized.
  • Expression of interest for Side Events by 31 July 2022

 2022 NORMAN E. BORLAUG INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE









Oct 12, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022 The 2022 Borlaug Dialogue will be conducted in a hybrid format, with virtual and in-person participation in Des Moines, Iowa. This year’s theme, “Feeding a Fragile World,” focuses on the nexus of agriculture, food security and climate change addressing adaptation and mitigation solutions to reach the SDGs by 2030. The triple threat of COVID, conflict, and climate embodies the multiple challenges the global food system faces now and in the future. The event will address scalable solutions for adaptation and mitigation to limit planetary warming below 1.5° C and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

 AFMASS FOOD EXPO ETHIOPIA EDITION









Oct 20, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022 Join us at the first edition of AFMASS Food Expo Ethiopia edition – as we redefine the future of the food, beverage and milling industry in North-Eastern Africa

 6TH AFRICAN DIASPORA AGROFOOD FORUM









Oct 21, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022 The Food Bridge vzw and its partners will be organizing the 6th edition of the African Diaspora Agrofood Forum. The theme for this 2022 edition is Investment, Trade and Transformative Development.Diaspora entrepreneurs are unique achievers. They are unique in the sense that they have no dedicated framework for support from Africa or the international resources managers such as global agencies, financial institutions and even NGOs .


November 2022. OECD Meeting of Agriculture Ministers on “Building Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in a Changing Environment: Shared Challenges, Transformative Solution”.

  • NWO will organize a fully online final conference for the NL-CGIAR research programme. 
  • Two mornings (CET) full of thematic sessions, interviews, keynotes, a poster session and much more. All on one online platform. 
  • The NL– CGIAR research programme is part of a cooperation agreement (2017-2022) between the government of the Netherlands and the CGIAR, the global research partnership for a food secure future. The programme consists of three partnership instruments. See also www.nwo.nl/cgiar.


 UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP27)









Nov 8, 2022 - Nov 18, 2022 The annual UN Climate Change Conference advances the global climate talks, mobilizes action, and can provide a significant opportunity to look at the impacts of climate change as well as innovation and solutions in Africa.

GLF CLIMATE ALONGSIDE COP27









Nov 11, 2022 - Nov 11, 2022 The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is the world’s largest knowledge-led platform on integrated land use, dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement. 

AFMASS FOOD EXPO EASTERN AFRICA









Nov 24, 2022 - Nov 26, 2022 The food industry in Eastern Africa is the most vibrant in Africa – as new investments and new product innovations surge in key markets in the region such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda etc!!

AGROFOOD WEST AFRICA









Nov 29, 2022 - Dec 2, 2022 Exhibitors from all over the world are ready to meet with Ghanaian and West African farmers, food & drink producers, and food retail, hotels, and restaurants to discuss ideas, network, and talk business.

AGRA INNOVATE LAGOS









Dec 6, 2022 - Dec 7, 2022 Now in its 8th year, Agra Innovate Lagos is West Africa's leading agriculture trade show. Featuring free seminars on hot agribusiness topics, a buzzing expo and unlimited networking opportunities, the expo connects global suppliers to serious local agriculture sector buyers, professionals and practitioners.

6TH GLF INVESTMENT CASE SYMPOSIUM









Dec 22, 2022 - Dec 22, 2022 The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is the world’s largest knowledge-led platform on integrated land use, dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement.