FDOV aims to stimulate public/private partnerships that enhance food security in developing countries. Participation is open to public institutions, businesses, NGOs, and knowledge institutions that enter a cooperative relationship with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Of the participating parties, at least one (other than the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) should be legally registered in the Netherlands, and at least one should have its legal base in the country where the activity is implemented. Grants are up to 50% of project costs. The FDOV's budget for this call is €40 million. The closing date for applications is 01 December 2014.