Saturday, 1 November 2014

The Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility Program: Grant of €30.500.000 aims to Improve the Output of the Agricultural and Fishing Sector

Deadline: 27 February 2015
Under the policy priorities Food Security and Water, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting proposals for the Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility Program. The G4AW aims to enable partnerships of NGOs (non-government organizations) and research institutes, private and government organizations to set up service chains that are large-scale, demand-driven, user-tailored and satellite-based. Through this partnership, G4AW aims to improve the output of the agricultural and fishing sector in G4AW partner countries by providing food producers with relevant information, advice or financial products.
The total grant funding available under this call is €30.500.000. Grant request for each project can range between €500.000 and €5.000.000.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must belong to G4AW partner countries. List of G4AW partner countries – Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. List of G4AW partner countries in transition: Colombia, South Africa, and Vietnam.
  • Application must be made in partnership between at least one public and one private organization.
  • Among the partnering organizations, at least one organization must be from the targeted country and one must be a Dutch organization.
  • Project proposals must be for information services that cover the entire chain of information: from satellite data as basic input to end user information.
Complete application materials include – application form, partner forms, project plan (including annexes), and partnership cooperation agreement.
For more information, please visit G4AW.

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