Application Deadline: 31st May 2023
The ‘Accelerating inclusive green growth through agri-based digital innovation in West Africa (AGriDI)’ intervention supports innovations to address key challenges related to climate change, sustainable use, and management of biodiversity as well as responsible production and consumption among farming communities in West Africa.
AGriDI aims at strengthening innovation systems and fostering adoption of agri-based digital technologies in West Africa. Digital technologies offer potential to make it easier and more efficient for farmers and small business owners, especially women and youth, to produce (thanks to access of information and technologies) and market their goods and services, leading to greater profits. AGriDI will increase identification, adaptation, and use of agri-based digital technologies by farmers, SMEs especially women and youth to enhance agricultural production and marketing though strengthened linkages between research communities, industry, and policy actors, and improved policy environment.
The target groups for this call are:
i) scientists and researchers in universities and research institutes
ii) agri-business owners and proprietors of legally incorporated small and medium enterprises
iii) innovators in tech hubs, innovation labs, and university technology transfer offices
iv) policy makers in national government ministries, departments, and agencies responsible for creating enabling policy environment to promote digital innovations, including those responsible for rural development, gender and social inclusion
v) farmers in legally registered groups and cooperatives based in the eligible countries.
The total envelope for this call is up to EUR 663,809.72. Up to a maximum of three (3) to four (4) grants depending on categories are foreseen. Each grant is implemented for a period of up to 15 months from the time it is awarded
For more information and how to apply kindly click on the following links: https://apply.rsif-paset.org/
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