The Resilience Innovation Challenge for Conflict (RIC4CONF) Grants call is open!

The ResilientAfrica Network’s (RAN) Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RI Lab) at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda is pleased to invite you to apply for its Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Conflict (RIC4CONF)

This call focuses on the sourcing, developing, and scaling of transformative technologies and approaches that will strengthen resilience to shocks and stresses that arise from chronic conflict and its effects. In particular, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is looking to catalyze and incentivize the development of solutions that will impact agricultural production and markets, enhance skill building in education curriculum, as well as livelihood diversification and financial inclusion.

Apply and stand a chance to win grants ranging from $15,000 to $40,000 under this call to support the development of innovative approaches and technologies.

The EA RI Lab will select and fund projects in 3 priority intervention pathways for resilience building addressing conflict. These include the following;

1. Harnessing curriculum development towards skills development and entrepreneurship

2. Financial inclusion for wealth creation

3. Creating an inclusive environment for every citizen

Webinars to support potential applicants

The 1st RIC4CONF Grants Call Webinar was held Wednesday February 24, 2016 to share details about the RIC4CONF Grants Call, answer any questions on the challenge, and provide participants with support through the application process.

Join in the 2nd RICCONF Webinar scheduled Wednesday March 23, 2016 4:00pm EAT. Webinar registration details will be shared on,, Facebook-Resilient Africa Network and Twitter-@AfricaResilient.

Please visit for details on the call, updates, selection criteria and to apply. For queries, please email us at or call +256 414 343 597.

We look forward to receiving all those applications as we together develop solutions to address community’s most pressing challenges.

“Solutions through Innovation”