Innovations Against Poverty, the new challenge fund by Sida, had a successful start last year with hundreds of entrepreneurs getting engaged and nearly 30 companies receiving financial support. The funding and outreach is now increasing to also target middle income countries in the Middle East and North…Continue
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Innovations Against Poverty's newly released Guide to IAP assessment criteria outlines how applications and concept notes are reviewed and assessed against a set of five eligibility criteria:
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Specialty food business Lotus Foods was awarded a small grant to scale up its sustainable rice initiative in IAP's first funding round last year. The company has now been profiled in Specialty Food Magazine, part of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, in a recent article entitled…Continue
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In November 2011, the first round of projects to receive support from Innovations Against Poverty were selected for both small and large grants. The IAP team has analysed these projects to determine their key characteristics including geographical and sectoral spread, size and type of applicant organisations, and main beneficiary groups. The main findings of this analysis are summarised in two-page summary.…Continue
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Two IAP-funded projects have been featured in a database of case studies devleoped by the UNFCCC under its Private Sector Initiative. The database showcases HiNation's solar lighting initiative in Zambia and…Continue
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Innovations Against Poverty received 236 applications when the second application window closed end of November. 108 small grant applications and 122 concept notes for large grants were submitted from 40 countries.
Find out more here.
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Summaries for ten IAP small grants projects are now available on the Hub. These projects cover a range of areas including renewable energy, mobile technology, health and food production, and will be implemented in countries across Africa and Asia.
Visit the IAP projects page for a full list and links to each project summary. You can also download pdfs of the summaries at the…Continue
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In a press release issued on November 14, Sida has announced that it will be awarding grants of up to 200,000 euros to nine organisations under the Innovations Against Poverty programme. These companies are active within the fields of agriculture, energy, food, health, sanitation and waste. The…Continue
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The window for grant applications to Innovations Against Poverty will close on 25th November. With this deadline drawing nearer, we have put together some essential tips on what makes a strong application.
If you are a prospective applicant, be sure to check your application against these simple points and click on the links below for more detail.
Here are a few of our top tips that emerged from recent BIF/IAP events in Zambia:
The next deadline for applications to Innovations Against Poverty is 25 November this year. Find out more about how to apply here and visit the IAP webpages for further information and latest news. IAP provides financial assistance with small…Continue
In the first round of grants from the Swedish Innovations Against Poverty programme twelve organisations have been granted funds up to 20,000 euros. These companies are innovating within the fields of energy, agriculture, water, sanitation and financial services.
Since April this year, Sida (the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) is operating the…
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Of the 68 Concept Notes that IAP received, 14 have now been selected to submit full applications for large grants. Key messages about the applications include:
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12 projects have been selected for small grants within the first round of IAP support. Key messages about the applications received include:
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May was a busy and exciting first month for Innovations Against Poverty (IAP): Its launch in April with the very first application window being opened, followed by participation at the Globe Forum 2011, and hosting of workshops for potential applicants in Stockholm and…Continue
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We want to remind you all that the deadline for the first round of IAP funding is 31st of May; we are looking forward to receive your applications! Read more about the programme and how to apply here, please also read our guide where we list the IAP…Continue
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Around 500 people participated at this year’s Globe Forum on 11 May in Stockholm to explore opportunities and ideas on “Business Innovation for Sustainable Growth”.
The 1 day conference looked at many existing and upcoming business opportunities, ways to develop and support sustainable cities and opportunities to support innovation and private sector development in developing countries.
After being announced at Globe…Continue
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Entrepreneurs, researchers and corporate representatives, in total 117 persons, gathered at the launch event in Stockholm at the end of April to get more information about the Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) programme and listen to entrepreneurs as well as multinational companies that are already active innovating and implementing inclusive business models in developing countries.…Continue
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