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Apply for the Netherlands Fellowship Program to participate in the Wageningen UR CDI Short Courses

Before beginning with this series of Short Courses designed by Wageningen UR Center for Development Innovation (CDI), please read our previous article entitled The Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) on Wageningen UR Creating Capacities for Change – Courses 2015 published on 7 August 2014. This article tells you about the short courses for 2015. More, you […]

The Global Innovation Fund: Stages of Financing


The Global Innovation Fund has three stages of Financing – Pilot, Test & Transition and Scaling Up. Pilot At the Pilot stage, GIF provides seed capital to support the start up and field-testing of innovations. The goal of this stage is to refine the basic concept or business model and establish the viability of an […]

Eligibility criteria to acquire the Global Innovation Fund

Following are the criteria to acquire the Global Innovation Fund and make your proposed solution to major global problem a success: The innovations should benefit people living on less than the equivalent of $5 per day (PPP) in developing countries, especially the people living on less than $2 per day (PPP). Innovations that benefit vulnerable […]

The Global Innovation Fund – £30,000 to £10 million Project Grants to invest in Developing Countries


Deadline: Ongoing Funders around the world are worried about the humanitarian problems in developing countries. Non-profit organizations, social enterprises, for-profit firms, researchers and government agencies around the world who have best approaches to solve any major development problem in low-or middle-income countries are invited to apply for the Global Innovation Fund. The Global Innovation Fund […]

Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge to Fight Food Waste and Reduce Hunger

Deadline: 16 November 2014 to submit the results of projects (project implementation 16 September – 16 November 2014) Do you know how much food is wasted everyday in the schools/universities around the globe? Do you know how much food is wasted everyday in your school/university? One third of all the food produced worldwide is wasted. […]