The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking expressions of interest for Grant funding support to Melanesia Rural Market & Innovation Development Driven Programme (MERMAID).
The goal of the MERMAID Programme concept note is to establish scalable pathways for increased consumption of local and nutritious foods, and improved rural incomes.
The grant’s objective is to demonstrate innovative methods for increasing local food production and incomes of rural women and youth.
Primary Target Countries: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
Countries targeted for evidence generation and knowledge sharing: Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Tonga.
Interested public and private firms, institutions, not-for-profit, government and non-government organizations from IFAD member states must provide the required documents through electronic submission in pdf format no later than 28 May 2019 at 17.00 hours Central European Summer Time (CEST).
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IFAD has identified “production for food security, nutrition and income generation” as the priority area for grant support.
The grant will place particular emphasis on rural women and youth.
For more information, please visit https://www.ifad.org/en/web/latest/news-detail/asset/41118118