DFID Agri-tech Catalyst round 7: agriculture and food systems innovation

Application deadline: Wednesday 21 November 2018 12:00pm
Website/full details: DFID Agri-tech Catalyst round 7: agriculture and food systems innovation

Description: There is up to £3 million of funding available from the Department for International Development (DFID) for early-stage feasibility studies, mid stage industrial research and late-stage experimental development. Projects must work on agri-tech and food chain innovations with partners in eligible African countries.

The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of development and scale of uptake of agricultural and food systems innovation by farmers and food systems actors (such as manufacturers, processors, retailers, distributors or wholesalers) in Africa.

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.