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Apply now with your Concept Note



Are you engaged in the cocoa, maize, or livestock sectors (including cattle, sheep, and goats) within a member state of the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS)?

  • Are you a private sector representative with a keen interest in resilience, competitiveness, or establishing direct supply linkages with off-takers for sustainability?

  • Do you possess an innovative idea that can make the aforementioned value chains more cohesive, inclusive (especially for women and youth), sustainable, and profitable? This extends to innovations for the by-products of these sectors.

If so, the Matching Grant Fund for climate-resilient value chains presents a unique opportunity for you! Contributions through GIZ will cover up to 50% of the total project budget, with a potential maximum of 200,000 €.

Applications will be accepted until 10th November at 11:59 pm GMT. Don't miss out; there's still time to apply!

For details on eligibility criteria, application procedures, and required documents, please visit []

If you have any questions, first consult the comprehensive FAQ section on the provided website. If your question remains unanswered, feel free to email

The Matching Grant Fund is a component of the Joint Action “Business Support Facility for Resilient Agricultural Value Chains.” It is co-financed by the European Union under the Cotonou agreement with OACPS and by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), with implementation by GIZ.

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