Call for Proposals: Impact and Innovation in Commodity Value Chains

Deadline: 15th April, 2021 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for project financing from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), producer organizations, government agencies, cooperatives and enterprises to increase sustainable productive capacity and incomes of farmers/traders in the commodity dependent developing countries. The CFC provides a range of financial instruments mainly loans for equipment, working capital , or trade finance to introduce new innovations and practices in the value chain. Do you have a proposal with innovative solutions for the commodity...


Youth Financial Inclusion Policy Framework

By 2050, the global population is expected to reach 9 billion, half of which will be found on the African continent. Current estimates show that the African population is more than a billion people of whom over 60 per cent are young men and women under the age 35, about 364 million of these are between the ages of 15-35, making Africa the youngest population in the world. Despite their potential most youth face unemployment, underemployment, lack of adequate and sometimes...


Call for Innovators-International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Are you an innovator or a food company that develops digital/technology-based solutions for the food industry to trace food products, monitor processes, and improve data analysis in farming, logistics, manufacturing and processing, retail, or hotels and restaurants? The international Finance Corporation is looking for you. Submit your ideas today at Deadline: 23 April 2021 ...


Apply for Agriculture Funding from USADF

DEADLINE: 17th May 2021 The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is currently receiving applications from registered African agricultural cooperatives, producer groups, processors and enterprises for grant financing. USADF is accepting applications from the following value chains in different countries: Benin: banana, cashew, maize, rice, shea, soy Burkina Faso: cashew, honey/beeswax, maize, onions, rice, shea butter, tomatoes Burundi: coffee, palm oil, potato, rice Côte d’Ivoire: cashew, cassava, cocoa, rice Democratic Republic of the Congo: cocoa, coffee, fishing, job training/youth employment, livestock, renewable energy, rice Guinea: fish farming, off-grid energy, palm oil, shea Kenya: fishing, livestock,...