Africa Agri-Food Development Programme 2019/2020 for agri food companies in Africa.

Prazo de inscrição: agosto 2nd 2019

O Programa de Desenvolvimento Agroalimentar da África (AADP) é uma iniciativa conjunta do Departamento de Agricultura, Alimentos e Marinha e do Departamento de Relações Exteriores e Comércio.

The Objective of the AADP is to develop partnerships between the Irish Agri-Food Sector and African countries to support sustainable growth of the local food industry, build markets for local produce and support mutual trade between Ireland and Africa.

Eligibility Criteria for all applications

  • Os parceiros envolvidos devem incluir uma empresa de alimentos agro-irlandeses registrados e uma entidade comercial local na África;
  • All proposed projects must be commercial in nature and focus and must contribute to sustainable development of the food system within the African country(s) selected. Funding will only be awarded to Irish registered agri food companies.
  • O financiamento da AADP é até um máximo de € 250,000 por empresa para um projeto completo ou € 100,000 para um estudo de viabilidade.
  • O financiamento da AADP não excederá 50% dos custos do projeto;
  • Companies must declare all other funding provided any other Irish or EU Public funding source to be used as funds contributed by the Irish registered company
  • Se uma empresa candidata se propõe a realizar um estudo de viabilidade, deve incluir uma lista de parceiros "potenciais" com o pedido.
  • Projects will be supported in the following countries – Botswana, Cóte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia;
    • Funding from the AADP must bring about additionality and not replace existing funding;
    • Successful AADP funding applicants will be encouraged to engage with Irish NGOs where possible on various aspects of the projects i.e. Mechanical and Engineering, Project design, etc.

Evaluation Criteria – Feasibility Study

  • Likelihood of commercial viability and Sustainable Development impact
  • Quality of evidence justifying the study
  • Study methodology, including monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Company experience and expertise
  • Analysis of risk, context and possible externalities

It is intended that any investment by the AADP will be catalytic support with co-funding from the private sector. The fund is designed to leverage greater expertise, experience and investment from the Irish agri-food sector and projects should demonstrate results with a long-term developmental impact that will ultimately lead to sustainable benefits through investment by the private sector.

A perícia agro-alimentar irlandesa é extremamente abrangente e os exemplos de projectos adequados da AADP incluem:

  • Desenvolvimento de negócios
  • Sistema de produção
  • Transferência de tecnologia
  • R & D
  • Gestão de Projetos

Applications – Full Project (doc 88Kb) are now being accepted through this application form only.

Applications – Feasibility Study (doc 86Kb) are now being accepted through this application form only.

The forms must be completed by the Irish applicant company and submitted to [Email protegido]. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday, 2nd Agosto 2019

Para maiores informações:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Africa Agri-Food Development Programme 2019/2020

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