Due Date: November 30, 2018

Applications are open for the Africa Agri-Food Advancement Program 2019 The Africa Agri-Food Advancement Program (AADP) is a joint effort in between the Department of Farming, Food and the Marine and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The goal of the AADP is to establish collaborations in between the Irish Agri-Food Sector and African nations to support sustainable development of the regional food market, develop markets for regional fruit and vegetables and assistance shared trade in between Ireland and Africa.

Financing

  • AADP financing depends on an optimum of EUR250,000 per business for a complete job or EUR100,000 for an expediency research study

Eligibility

  • The partners included should consist of one Irish signed up agri-food business and one regional industrial entity in Africa;-LRB- ***************).
  • All suggested tasks should be industrial in nature and focus. Financing will just be granted to Irish signed up agri food business;-LRB- ***************).
  • AADP financing will not go beyond 50% of the expenses of the job;-LRB- ***************).
  • The funds contributed by the Irish signed up agr- food business should not consist of financing gotten from any other Irish Public moneying source;-LRB- ***************).
  • If a candidate business was formerly effective in getting AADP financing, it needs to discuss plainly (in the application) the brand-new job goals/outcomes and how they vary from those in the preliminary financing round;-LRB- ***************).
  • If a candidate business proposes to carry out an expediency research study, it ought to consist of a list of ‘prospective’ partners with the application;-LRB- ***************).
  • Projects will be supported in the list below nations– Botswana, C√≥te d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia;.
    • Financing from the AADP should produce additionality and not change existing financing;-LRB- ***************).
    • Effective AADP financing candidates will be motivated to engage with Irish NGOs where possible on numerous elements of the tasks i.e. Mechanical and Engineering, Task style, and so on

Assessment Requirements

  • Complete Task

    • Sustainable Advancement Effect (Economic, Social and Environmental)
    • Intervention reasoning and industrial practicality
    • Business experience and competence
    • Task Tracking and Assessment
    • Analysis of danger, context and possible externalities
  • Expediency Research Study

    • Probability of industrial practicality and Sustainable Advancement effect
    • Quality of proof validating the research study
    • Research study method, consisting of tracking and examination activities
    • Business experience and competence
    • Analysis of danger, context and possible externalities

Application

Download the Complete Task Application or for the Expediency Research Study Application The types should be finished by the Irish candidate business and sent to [email protected]

For additional information, check out Africa Agri-Food Advancement Program

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