Updated Feb 27, 2020CLOSED

Scaling up Renewable Energy Technologies in Agriculture Call for Proposals

Offered by International Fund for Agricultural Development

The main goal of this project is to promote the inclusion of Renewable Energy Technologies in existing IFAD projects and programmes in the Latin America and Caribbean by successfully supporting the implementation of RETs in agriculture in benefit of smallholder farmers, producers, associations and members of medium enterprises. As a result, the grant will create new opportunities to promote sustainable production with increased efficiency and reduced energy costs, resulting in lower environmental impacts of agricultural practices and enhancing community resilience.

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CLOSEDMar 30, 2020Deadline
Up to $2,000,000Amount
36 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionLatin America / Caribbean
Focus AreasAgriculture

The recipient can be an inter-governmental organization (including UN agencies and CGIAR centres), a civil society organization (including NGOs ), an academic/research institution or a private sector entity. In case of a consortium, an organization can join more than one consortium but can be leading only in one of them. The recipient must demonstrate a strong focus, experience and expertise in disability-inclusive approaches.

The selected organization or consortium must have:

  • Strong technical experience in RETs applied in the agricultural sector.

  • Proven experience developing micro financing schemes.

  • Proven experience mobilizing additional resources and/or the capacity to provide its own resources.

  • Presence and experience in the LAC region.

  • Proven experience analysing best practices and developing case studies and trainings.

  • Be open to possible cooperation with partner institutions in the region.

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder farmers, producers, associations and members of medium enterprises


Application Directions

Eligible organizations are invited to submit proposals and confirm their participation to Ana Elena Ventura, a.venturapozuelo@ifad.org, with copy to Oliver Page, o.page@ifad.org, Rene Castro Cordero, r.castrocordero@ifad.org, and Maria Elena Mangiafico, m.mangiafico@ifad.org.


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