Call for Innovations

The Second Global Innovation Call is Now Closed – Finalists Announced!

The Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) Second Global Innovation Call is designed to source innovative technologies and business models at the intersection of clean energy and agriculture. Meet our finalists!

Nov. 13, 2014 Visit or to download a copy of the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitation and the responses to the submitted questions for the PAEGC Second Global Innovation Call, administered by USAID on behalf of the PAEGC Partners.
Dec. 1, 2014
Review the BAA and submit questions by email to
Dec. 8, 2014 Logon to the online application platform to submit concept notes.
Feb. 12, 2015 Concept notes due.
Apr. 1, 2015 Semifinalist applicants notified and requested to submit full proposals.
May 4, 2015 Semifinalists' full proposals and supporting documentation due.
Jun. 23, 2015 Finalists announced.
Jul. 2015 Stage 3 Innovator Evaluation Board (IEB) interviews are held.
Sep. 2015 PAEGC awards issued to innovators.

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.