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ASEAN Impact Challenge — Accelerating the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

This regional programme is designed to discover innovators and strengthen new innovations from Southeast Asia. Categories are early-stage innovations (proposals, ideas, concepts and prototypes) and scale-stage innovation (proven social innovations with the potential and capacity to increase impact). Initiatives by participant teams have ranged from waste management, agriculture, and environment, among others. Finalists will showcase […]

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Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement — Nominations for Prize in 2019

The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement grants US$200 thousand to recognize exceptional accomplishments in environmental science, energy, or medicine. The Tyler Prize can be awarded to living individuals or public or private institutions anywhere in the world. Several past prize winners have been distinguished in scientific and technical areas such as the global nitrogen cycle, […]

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Geneva Centre for Security Policy — Prize for Innovation in Global Security

The GCSP offers a prize to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges. The prize seeks to reward the most ground-breaking contribution of the year in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication, or organization. All disciplines and fields are relevant (TVG note: including global environmental […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Follow-on Funding

BBSRC’s Follow-on Funding (FoF) supports the translation of research into practical application. The aim of the program is to help researchers maximise the societal and economic benefits of their research. The applicant must currently or previously have held BBSRC funding with demonstrable relevance to the application. Funding ranges between £25 thousand and £800 thousand. The […]

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development — ICT for Mountain Development 2018

The ICT for Mountain Development Award aims to recognize ICT innovations that promote mountain development and environmental conservation, focusing on the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region. Topic areas may include mountain agriculture, disaster management, forestry, environment, mountain tourism, and others. The call is open to individuals, entrepreneurs, development practitioners, and institutions in any part of the […]

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UNESCO — Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme 2018

UNESCO announces the current cycle of the Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships. The program is open to post-graduate researchers no older than age 40 who wish to pursue research work abroad (preferably in their own region) in any of four specific fields. These fields include environment — with particular emphasis on disaster risk reduction (DRR). Applications […]

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American Association for the Advancement of University Women — International Fellowships 2019

The AAAUW provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the USA who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work. Fellows represent all subject areas, including those important in the […]

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia — Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World (KSAAEM) accepts applications for its current edition (2018-2019). The Award aims at consolidating the broad concept of environmental management in the Islamic world; encouraging sustainable development; and publicizing the outstanding efforts and successful practices in the field of environmental management. The total […]

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Volvo Environment Prize — Nominations Invited for the Prize in 2019

The Volvo Environment Prize is for innovations which in broad terms fall within the environmental field. The Volvo Environment Prize Foundation invites universities, research institutes, scientists, engineers, as well as other individuals and organizations to submit nominations. Priority is given to an individual or to a group of named individuals. Past laureates have included leaders […]

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Fledgling Fund — Visual Storytelling for Social and Environmental Change

The Fund for Documentary Film Outreach and Engagement offers grants to support outreach and engagement for social issue documentary film projects that have the potential to inspire positive social change. Grants typically range from US$10 – US$25 thousand. The Special Fund for Rapid Story Deployment provides grants ranging from US$2,500 – US$10 thousand to support […]

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