The Agriculture Fast Track Fund provides grant funds up to US$ 1.5 million for project development costs such as feasibility studies, market research, financial modelling, business plan development and environmental and social impact studies.
COUNTRIES: We welcome applications from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal and Tanzania.
NEXT CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES 2 May to 16 May 2017.
TARGET The Agriculture Fast Track Fund grants are targeted at agriculture infrastructure projects with a total investment of over US$ 1 million located in any of the countries mentioned above, for grants between US$ 100,000 and US$ 1,500,000.
WHO CAN APPLY?
• Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector
• Government agencies preparing agriculture infrastructure projects
• NGOs and civil society organizations such as farmer organizations
• Agriculture Fund Managers with clients seeking last mile financing or advisory services to formulate bankable
agricultural development proposals
Women organizations are strongly encouraged to apply
CRITERIA FOR GRANT APPROVAL: Grant applications are reviewed and approved based on country eligibility, potential smallholder impact, infrastructure, investment size and investment project preparation activities.
For full application details, see www.aftfund.org or visit AfDB Field Offices in the eligible countries