Updated May 14, 2019

Agri-tech Catalyst round 8: agriculture and food systems innovation

Offered by Department for International Development

The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of development of agricultural and food systems innovation and its uptake by farmers and food systems actors in Africa.
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GrantType
May 29, 2019Deadline
£100,000 - £1,000,000Amount
12-36Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Created inGuinea, Ghana, Gambia, The, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Chad, Cameroon, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Benin, Angola, Sao Tome and Principe, Malawi, Senegal, Rwanda, Nigeria, Niger, Mozambique, Mali, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Togo, United Kingdom, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone and Madagascar
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryGuinea, Ghana, Gambia, The, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Chad, Cameroon, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Benin, Angola, Sao Tome and Principe, Malawi, Senegal, Rwanda, Nigeria, Niger, Mozambique, Mali, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Sudan, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone and Madagascar
Focus AreasAgriculture
Actors can include manufacturers, processors, retailers, distributors and wholesalers.

All projects must be collaborative and must include at least one partner from the UK and one from an eligible African country. All funding for businesses and research organisations will be sent through the administrative lead organisation.

Any UK business claiming funding must be eligible to receive state aid at the time we confirm you will be awarded funding.

All projects must:

be collaborative
include a partner from an eligible African country from the list below
include a technical lead from any country
include a UK-based administrative lead
implement significant activity in the eligible African country
include at least one business

Application And Awards Process

To apply:

register online using the green button
read the guidance for applicants for this competition
consider attending one of the briefing events listed in 'dates'
complete and upload your online application to our secure server
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