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Call for experts - Expert in funding mechanisms to support responsible innovation in Africa

DeSIRA-LIFT is looking for a funding mechanisms expert to support responsible innovation in Africa.


DeSIRA-LIFT is providing support to DeSIRA projects to strengthen their capacities to manage innovation towards impacts. Specific support is provided by DeSIRA-LIFT to develop an exit strategy before the end of the project. This study will specifically complement that intervention by making options for DeSIRA projects explicit.


The objective of the study is to characterise the diversity of mechanisms to fund agricultural innovation in Africa at different phases of the innovation process and to support DeSIRA projects in identifying relevant funding mechanisms to scale their innovations.


The scoping study is expected to take place in the period March 2024 – December 2024.


Expert Funding Mechanisms for Responsible Innovation (NKE 3.18)

Interested candidates are invited to review the Terms of Reference and submit their application (a cover letter and a CV that highlights relevant experience against the requested profile) to

Deadline for applications: 12 February 2024


Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation 

P.O. Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen
the Netherlands


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