The African Food Fellowship is pleased to announce an open call for applications for its Food Systems Leadership Programme in Kenya! Wageningen University and Research & Wasafiri, with the support of IKEA Foundation, have come together to create a unique systems leadership programme and fellowship for Africa’s food systems leaders. Leaders in the food systems are needed who see the bigger picture and can adapt to an ever-changing context. As a leader in the field, you have the determination to help make Africa’s food systems regenerative and more inclusive.
The Top 100 Land Restoration Entrepreneurs will receive $5,000 Launchpad Grants and participate in WRI and Fledge’s largest Land Accelerator yet! This year’s Land Accelerator is in partnership with AUDA-NEPAD and in support of AFR100, the pan-African initiative aiming to begin restoring 100 million ha of degraded landscapes by 2030.
Hexgen in Partnership with Passion Incubator Leadspace and HubOne by FCMB is empowering startups to pursue their dreams and contribute towards building sustainable companies. Enabled through live online sessions and virtual classrooms, participating startups will get a chance to be trained by international experts and other successful startup founders for refining their ideas to moving to the launch stage and help them build connections with investors and the industry.
Are a farmer or agripreneur with at least 5 hectares in Edo, Kogi, Delta, Benue, kwara, Abuja, and Ekiti ? If yes, IITA is currently receiving applications for the 2021 Cassava Outgrower Program where you will earn from sales of both stems and roots.
Are you ready to be part of the SDG Impact Accelerator with your startup idea in Financial Inclusion or Digital Agriculture? The SDG Impact Accelerator (SDGia), a global accelerator launched by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNDP in 2018, has opened its second global call for impact entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions for SDG-related complex development challenges.
The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement that advances human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system.
Applications are open for the Future Food Fellowship 2021. The Fellowship aims to bring together competences from academic and industrial research in the fields covered by the Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative. The overarching goal is to develop solutions that address grand challenges such as affordable nutrition and sustainable packaging. A successful fellow must demonstrate the willingness to engage in scientific or economic issues across the frontiers of food and nutrition sciences. The programme supports research projects at the postdoctoral level, and is structured around annual calls for applications.
The Land Accelerator is an exciting four-month program and curated network for entrepreneurs who restore degraded forests and farmland. It is anchored by an intensive week-long workshop when the cohort meets in person. The Accelerator contributes to efforts to restore hundreds of millions of hectares of land through the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100), Initiative 20×20 in Latin America, and the Bonn Challenge. There is no fee for the program and the program does not take equity thanks to the generous support of the IKEA Foundation, the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the DOEN Foundation.
LRC Foundation together with Welthungerhilfe have announced scholarships for young Kenyans at Latia Agripreneurship Institute (LAI) for certificate course in Horticulture Production and Agripreneurship Level for a period of 6 months. LAI is a registered TVET training college focused on developing Agripreneurial skills for the agriculture industry.
The European Commission co-finances projects to inform the public about the common agricultural policy (CAP). Projects can include: TV features on agriculture and innovation; farm visits; information campaigns; audiovisual and media activities; apps for smartphones and tablets. Any person or legal entity such as associations or national authorities can participate in the call for proposal, published once a year. European rules set out two aims for all information measures: to explain and raise awareness on the EU support to agriculture and rural development through the CAP; to engage with farmers and other actors in rural areas, and for them to further communicate to their constituencies and the wider public about the CAP.
The Community Engagement Exchange (CEE) Program is a dynamic global network of innovators working with communities to address critical 21st Century issues. CEE equips dedicated visionaries with the expertise, skills, and resources to develop multisector approaches and build healthy and engaged communities in over 100 countries.
For talent looking for a next challenge or planning major career moves, becoming a Venture for Africa Fellow provides a unique opportunity to gain startup experience and local industry knowledge while contributing to meaningful impact at a leading African startup.