Calling All Clean Energy Innovators!

Published: Jan. 28, 2015

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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.

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Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) is looking for innovative solutions

Submit your best ideas on how clean energy can power the work of farmers and agribusinesses—from planting to harvesting and storage. Apply for funding to put your ideas into action.

What is it?

It’s an opportunity to seek grant funding for innovative clean energy solutions for agriculture in developing countries.

Who can apply?

Innovators from the U.S. or globally who are working at the nexus of clean energy and agriculture to solve the world’s growing demand for food.

Apply now!

The application process is now open. Submit your concept note now until February 12, 2015 at 4 p.m. EST/Washington D.C.

USAID is working in partnership with PAEGC’s “Founding Partners:” The Government of Sweden, Duke Energy Corporation, the Government of Germany, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Ms. Cornelia Richter, Managing Director, GIZ, German International Cooperation

Ms. Cornelia Richter, Managing Director, GIZ, German International Cooperation

“Sustainability is our mandate and our commitment. Together we foster energy-smart solutions for the agri-food-sector to combat poverty and reduce greenhouse gas emissions,” Ms. Cornelia Richter, Managing Director, GIZ, German International Cooperation

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