Workshop on 3rd Call for Proposals Applied Research Fund (ARF)

Workshop on 3rd Call for Proposals Applied Research Fund (ARF)

7 April 2016. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The third Call for Proposal of the Applied Research Fund (ARF) is open for applications, and a workshop on ARF took place in Global Hotel, Addis Ababa.

The workshop was organized by Food and Business Knowledge Platform, in collaboration with AgriProFocus Ethiopia.

More than 20 participants from organizations and institutions such as Addis Ababa University, Samara University, Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD), Best Practice Association, Mercy Corps, Soil and More, Grain Health, and so on attended the workshop.

Mr. Frans Verberne, from Food and Business Knowledge Platform, gave a detail presentation about ARF, its objective and application process. He also responded several questions from the participants.

In this call, fifteen projects can be granted. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the most vulnerable populations in the fifteen partner countries of Dutch development cooperation, which Ethiopia is one of them.

For more information about the Call, deadlines and application criteria, please visit HERE.

[presentation of Frans Verberne is forthcoming]

Related:
Some Examples of Best Practices by Smallholder Farmers in Ethiopia Book 1

Hailu Araya, Yohannes Gebremichael & Sue Edwards
© The Church of Sweden, BPA and ISD, 2012, 117 pages
Published by: Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This publication is a first collection of “stories of change” brought about by different actors, mostly farmers, supported by grassroots- based organizations and their friends both within and outside of Ethiopia.

© The Church of Sweden, BPA and ISD, 2015, 81 pages
Published by: Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This publication is the second edition on the “stories of change at the grass-root” brought about through the contribution of different actors, mostly farmers. 
Research and Development (R&D) organizations can also make use of the information in formulating agricultural research programs, development strategies and policies required to ensure sustainable development.

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