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Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in East Africa

The ChangemakerXchange Summit in Kenya will bring together 25 top young African changemakers across civil society, media, the corporate sector, government, and more.  The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address societal issues in a collaborative manner.  Eligibility extends to participants who lead, co-lead, have […]

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SEED — Workshops on Starting Eco-Enterprises in Ghana and Uganda

The SAG-SEED Starter program announces Starter Workshops in each of Ghana and Uganda to guide teams of young entrepreneurs to refine their business ideas.  The themes for the Ghana workshop are eco-enterprises in manufacturing, tourism, and waste management.  The themes for the Uganda workshop are agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Participation in the workshops is free, […]

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Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in Asia

The ChangemakerXchange summit is the first of three retreats in Southeast Asia for participants who lead, co-lead, have founded, or have co-founded an ongoing social venture that addresses a relevant social problem, including in the theme of Environment (among others). The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work […]

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African Leadership Academy — Anzisha Prize for Young Innovators 2017

The Anzisha Prize is awarded to young innovators ages 15-22 in Africa who develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities. Past awards include innovations in energy, agriculture, and ecological consumer products. The grand prize winners will share prizes worth US$100 thousand. The closing date for nominations and applications (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese) […]

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BMCE Bank of Africa — African Entrepreneurship Award 2017

The African Entrepreneurship Award is a business competition inviting young African entrepreneurs to submit their entrepreneurial ideas in three categories, one of which is Environment. This refers to business proposals addressing problems such as poor agricultural systems, over-grazing, deforestation, etc. Submissions are invited from for-profit businesses managed by Africans who are at least 18 years […]

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World Academy of Sciences — Research Grants 2017

TWAS provides grants to researchers in some developing countries for specialized equipment, consumable supplies, and the support of MSc. students. Depending on the program, grants are for individual scientists or research groups. TWAS describes the objectives, subject areas, and eligibility criteria of each program. The application deadline is 11 May 2017. Link

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Fulbright Scholar Program — Core Program for U.S. Faculty and Professionals 2018-2019

The Fulbright Scholar Program invites applications from U.S. scholars for research, teaching, and creative arts in an international context. Eligibility criteria include U.S. citizenship and a PhD or equivalent professional degree. The available openings include several in the developing world in subjects related to agriculture, environmental and biological sciences, geography, and others. The deadline for […]

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Foundation Beyond Belief — Compassionate Impact Grant 2017

The Foundation Beyond Belief annually awards the Compassionate Impact Grant to build the capacity of an innovative organization that is addressing a critical community problem. In 2017, the theme of the grant is the relationship of people, communities, and the Natural World. This theme includes focus areas in environmental education; small enterprises based on environmental […]

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United Nations Development Program — Equator Prize on Nature for Development

The Equator Prize for 2017 will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives in nature-based solutions for local sustainable development.  The Equator Prize welcomes nominations that highlight the initiatives of rural community-based groups in any of the 145 countries supported by the United Nations Development Program.  Nominations are also invited to present the initiatives of indigenous […]

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New Zealand Aid Program — Development Scholarships 2017

New Zealand’s government provides a variety of opportunities for training and university study through the New Zealand Aid Program, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The program has six scholarship schemes, reaching a total of over 90 countries. The priorities for support often include agriculture, renewable energy, fisheries, disaster risk management, and other areas related […]

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