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

Date limite d'inscription: Août 2 et 2019

Le Programme de développement agroalimentaire en Afrique (AADP) est une initiative conjointe du ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Alimentation et de la Marine et du ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce.

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

  • Les partenaires impliqués doivent inclure une entreprise agroalimentaire enregistrée en Irlande et une entité commerciale locale en Afrique;
  • 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.
  • Le financement de l'AADP est plafonné à 250,000 par entreprise pour un projet complet ou à 100,000 pour une étude de faisabilité.
  • Le financement de l'AADP ne dépassera pas 50% des coûts du projet;
  • 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
  • Si une entreprise candidate propose d'entreprendre une étude de faisabilité, elle doit inclure une liste de partenaires «potentiels» avec l'application.
  • 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.

L'expertise agroalimentaire irlandaise est extrêmement vaste et des exemples de projets AADP appropriés incluent:

  • Développement des affaires
  • Système de production
  • Transfert de technologie
  • R & D
  • Gestion de Projets

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 PROTECTED]. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Friday, 2nd août 2019

Pour plus d'informations:

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

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