HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO SIERRA LEONE : INFORMATION SESSION FOR AGRO-TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS By: Elizabeth M’balu Oke

On the 5th of May 2021, interested applicants for the European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone’s Agro-Technology grants attended an information session to learn more about the initiative. The information session was held via Zoom and was well attended by over 200 interested applicants.

Key takeaways from the information session included additional information on eligibility, allotments of funding, and important deadlines. Approximately 108 questions were asked pre-and during the session, which was recorded and answered accordingly by EU Delegation staff.

The EU Delegation has also announced a deadline extension for the Agro-Technology call for concept note proposals deadline, which is now the 15th of June 2021, at 22:00 GMT.

A recording of the information session can be found at: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/sierra-leone/98320/jobs-growth-agro-tech-development-information-session-5-may-2021_en.

Both the Corrigendum No1 and Clarification No1 – Questions and Answers can also be found on the call for proposal webpage https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/sierra-leone/96037/call-proposals-jobs-growth-agro-tech-development_en.

The present call for proposals will support actions to enhance sustainable agro-industry development, through climate smart agro-processing and agribusiness innovation and technology to complement and build synergies with ongoing and upcoming EU support in the sector.

Grant awards are between the amount of 100,000 to 2,000,000 EURO to improve agricultural transformation as a way to address the challenges of food and nutrition insecurity in Sierra Leone.

For additional information, please contact : delegation-sierra-leone-cfp@eeas.europa.eu or visit the Call for Proposal webpage.

This publication was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of PivotPath and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.

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