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Call for CARI Matching Fund proposals!
06.02.2019

Call for CARI Matching Fund proposals!

The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) wishes to announce its call for expression of interest & short concepts for Matching Fund Projects in Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Tanzania. The Matching Fund is the backbone of the CARI project. It serves as vehicle to support partners to increase the productivity along the entire rice value chain. 

Your company/organization should have a strong interest in increasing productivity along the entire rice value chain. The inclusion of male and female smallholder rice farmers in sustainable business models is a core principle of CARI.

Ideally, the MF partner should be a private sector entity or a consortium of private partners. Only in reasonably justified exceptions, public sector institutions or non-governmental organizations heading a consortium of partners can be eligible as lead MF partner. If the lead partner is not a rice mill, one of the consortium partners need to be an off-taker with whom the lead partner has a proven relationship.

You want to apply? Please go to the CARI website for more information.