Category: Funding Opportunity

Job Vacancy with SNV: Fund Manager

SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being implemented… Read more →

With 2 new initiatives, AfDB’s ‘Feed Africa’ strategy takes shape

DES MOINES, Iowa — The African Development Bank is doubling down on agriculture, one of its five key priorities, with a strategy guided by business-minded agricultural development. Greater cooperation and local investment in research — and getting new technologies in the hands of farmers — is key to the continent’s agriculture and food security needs, according to the bank. In a series… Read more →

Update on Agribusiness Essay Contest 2017

We have so far received 25 impressive entries and also extended the submission deadline to give ample opportunity to other professionals and students to submit essays for consideration. We expect to receive 75 essays in total. We encourage more submissions on Topics 2, 3, and 4. Evaluators give higher scores to critical, well researched write-ups instead of scanty ideas in… Read more →

Call for Proposals for Women-led Sustainable Energy Enterprises in West Africa, Investment of Up to USD 50 Million

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), and the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa. Women-led businesses employing clean energy solutions to facilitate women’s economic empowerment in the ECOWAS countries and seeking investments of up to USD 50… Read more →

Agribusiness Financing? Attend this Information Session

Information Session Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) and FAIRTRADE are organising an information meeting on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel from 8am to 12pm. Kindly complete and email the Confirmation form (see download link below) if you wish to participate. Email completed form to:  aliou.dieng@db.com and e.akapire@fairtradeafrica.net AATIF is an impact investment fund based in… Read more →

Adaptation Fund Project – Call for Concept Notes

The Government of Ghana has received a grant from the Adaptation Fund Secretariat and intends to apply part of the funds to create emerging income generating opportunities in livelihood diversification that would shift communities away from purely climate dependent sectors. Accordingly, the Adaptation Fund Project announces the 2017 “call for concept notes” to award small grants of up to US$50,000… Read more →

Apply Now! Ghana Agribusiness Essay Contest 2017

  Theme: Inclusive participation of citizenry in agriculture value chain activities and enriching the policy environment. Summary Agricinghana and partner organisations invite professionals, entrepreneurs, students, journalists, and the general public to participate in an opportunity to improve the use of knowledge in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The Ghana Agribusiness Essay contest is an opportunity to help Ghanaians clearly understand the current… Read more →

Financing for Agribusinesses in Ghana: Explore Matching Grant from GASIP

The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has a financing component accessible by qualified Ghanaian agribusinesses. It is a Matching Grant (MG), which is essentially a challenge mechanism. The grant, however, is governed by strict criteria and only for pre-determined physical assets (or types of assets). The grantee (agribusiness) avails at least 10% in cash toward the asset and then… Read more →