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Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme is a 5 year global development programme, aimed to strengthening professionals and organisations through education and training. It contributes to the goals of the Netherlands’ development cooperation policy, in which education plays a significant role.
Reference is made to the Country Plan of Implementation for Jordan, which clarifies the expected long-term impact to which the institutional collaboration projects have to contribute. Nuffic expects to award a minimum of two proposals from this call. The proposals should respond to the challenges as identified in the CPI. Projects resulting from this call will complement previous and current investment in higher and vocational training and education, as well as knowledge transfer and scholarships for Masters and Short courses that benefitted hundreds of Jordanians to date. Based on a prioritisation of capacity gaps as described in the CPI, the following intervention domain applies to this call: Strengthening knowledge and innovation in agriculture (horticulture) value chains with a focus on skills development and improving agricultural TVET governance / institutional structures in Jordan.
Within the agricultural sector, the agri-food value chain has been identified to have high potential to generate jobs for vulnerable groups among both Jordanians and the refugee population. By introducing and shaping agricultural entrepreneurs capable of managing and innovating the agri-food sector, and contributing to economic growth by enhancing the entire agricultural value chain (quality control during pre- and post-harvest phase, storage, packaging, marketing, etc.) while reducing costs through more efficient use of energy and water.Maximum available funding for this call, excluding co-funding EUR 2,200,000 and maximum funding per collaboration project, excluding co-funding EUR 1,100,000.