• African agriculture bing bang business opportunity: Investment in pairing sun energy and irrigation with fertilizers provided as a fertirrigation service

    “Agriculture is Africa’s lifeline. It holds the key to the future and yet is not performing as well as it should”, said moderator Shada Islam, Director of Policy at Friends of Europe, at the Developm...
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  • Gifted Citizen Award: 100K for game changing social innovation

    Did you come across the Gifted Citizen Award? It looks really interesting, and it's not too late to apply (April 20). I looked at the application form and it is quite simple, especially if your idea is already off the...
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  • INTRODUCING THE SOUTHERN AFRICA GRAIN NETWORK (SAGNET)

    The Southern Africa Grain Network (SAGNET) is a not-for-profit company supporting regional efforts for private sector engagements in grain trade and policy in Southern Africa.     SAGNET is a key organ...
  • Royal Consulting Services takes you overseas

    Royal Consulting Services, Inc. (RCS) is a design/build firm dedicated to excellence in agricultural, environmental, and water resources engineering. RCS prides itself in being a full service consulting, engineering, ...
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  • Global Innovation Fund

    The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through grants and risk capital, it supports breakthrough s...
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  • Global Food Exchange Seeks Strategic Partners in Ethiopia

    Denver, Colorado based Global Food Exchange recently signed an agreement with the government of Ethiopia for the purchase of its fortified cereals to be manufactured in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  This agreement will...
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  • TABIC-The Agribusiness Innovation Center

    Agriculture in Uganda contributes more than 35% of our GDP,  more than 90% of our foreign exchange and is practiced mainly for subsistence output.   The proposed business is to setup an Innovation Hub, whic...
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  • Asia Agricultural Innovation Communities Grants

    USAID/Regional Asia Mission is Accepting Applications for the Asia Agricultural Innovation Communities Grants The Feed the Future Asia Innovative Farmers Activity has released an Annual Program Statement for Banglad...
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  • New: World Bank Big Data INNOVATION CHALLENGE

    World Bank Big Data Innovation Challenge – World Bank Big Data Innovation Challenge   World Bank Big Data InnovationAcademics, entrepreneurs, innovators, businesses, universities and nonprofits have a large...
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  • Partnerships needed for growing food/animals and for a vocational centre in Cameroon

    We at the African Centre for Community and Development would want to work in partnership by converting our agroforestry initiative where we presently grow food and conserve biodiversity in Cameroon  into a sanctu...
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  • The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge

    The Rockefeller Foundation, Dalberg, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have launched The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge to address food loss and spoilage in the cassav...
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  • African Enterprise Challenge Fund

    Provides competitive grants and interest free loans of up to US $2.5 million to private sector companies based on eligibility and selection criteria. Competing business ideas should be commercially viable, innovative ...
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  • What are the Trends in AgTech Investing? Report from The Forbes AgTech Summit

    In July, Kevan Hayes of the Securing Water for Food Challenge attended the AgTech Summit sponsored by Forbes in Salinas, California. The Summit brought together several hundred of the most innovative minds in Silicon ...
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  • USDA-Microsoft Innovation Challenge

    USDA Innovation Challenge | Devpost   Being a farmer in America is not for the weak of heart. For decades, it has been a game of both chance and experience - making farming a difficult industry to enter. In fact,...
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  • Can USAID really “join the Dots” ?

    USAID is funding a diverse range of programmes across 42 countries in Africa and is making a measurable contribution to development.  The Feed the Future programme report illustrates the success of national progr...
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  • Anterra Capital

    FOCUS: Anterra Capital is an independent growth capital fund.  It invests in fast growing companies that are working to make the global food supply chain safer, more efficient and more sustainable.  It focus...
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  • Golden Mean Capital

    FOCUS: Golden Mean invests in and supports extraordinary entrepreneurs with the potential, passion and creativity needed to transform agricultural industries.   TYPE OF FUND: Golden Mean utilizes a “buy &am...
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  • Scaling Up Food Security & Nutrition Innovations

    Deadline for Submission: March 27, 2015   Canada’s International Development Research Centre and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada are pleased to announce the 2015 open call for proposals unde...
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  • Sahel Capital

    FOCUS: Sahel actively seeks out agribusiness related companies that would meet its investment criteria and that of its third party clients. It targets small and medium sized enterprises across the agriculture value ch...
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  • SilverStreet Capital

    FOCUS: Investment management firm focusing on agricultural sector in Africa, particularly in large scale commercial farming by employing Hub-Outgrower Model.   TYPE OF FUND: Equity   RANGE: N/A   REG...
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