Calling for applications from Startups and R&D teams across the world- UN Development Programme (UNDP)
Cultiv@te – Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture
Deadline is 14 February 2020
Cultiv@te is a 1-year international programme to connect partners from around the world to find solutions to sustainability challenges in agriculture
First call for applications to join the programme as key contributors
The world population is projected to reach almost 10 billion people by 2050. We need to identify new, innovative and sustainable methods to meet global food demand.
The UNDP Global Centre for Innovation, Technology and Sustainable Development, in partnership with the government of Singapore – invites corporate partners to join their new initiative Cultiv@te to create real opportunities in urban and rainfed agriculture, as well as livestock farming and aquaculture, in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Cultiv@te is a 1-year international programme curated by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) which connects innovators and multi-sector partners from around the world to find innovative solutions to sustainability challenges in agriculture. Successful applicants to this first Call for Applications will join the programme as key contributors.
The 5 principles of Sustainable Agriculture are:
- Improving the efficiency in the use of resources
- Direct action to conserve, protect and enhance natural resources
- Agriculture that protects and improves rural livelihoods, equity and social well-being
- Enhanced resilience of people, communities and ecosystems
- Responsible and effective government mechanisms
Closing date for applications: 14 February 2020