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Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs — University Collaboration, Finland with Developing Countries

Finland funds the Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument to support collaboration between higher education institutions in Finland and partner universities in developing countries. All subject areas are relevant. Grants will range from £300 thousand to £700 thousand, up to 80% of total project costs, for up to three years. The partner countries of highest […]

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Worldwide Universities Network — Research Development Fund 2016

The Worldwide Universities Network comprises 18 research universities on five continents to develop leaders prepared to address the challenges and opportunities of the rapidly changing world. WUN’s Research Development Fund is an annual competitive fund to bring together researchers to undertake research that addresses global challenges. Applications are open to researchers from WUN member institutions. […]

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Dubai Municipality — Dubai International Award for Best Practices, 11th Cycle

The Dubai Municipality collaborates with UN Habitat to offer Best Practices Awards for outstanding contributions to improve the living environment, particularly for poor and disadvantaged populations. The categories of best practices include awards for organizations (i.e., NGOs and associations); businesses and enterprises; university research; and individuals. The cash prizes are US$30 thousand for best practices […]

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DigitalGlobe Foundation — Satellite Imagery for Environment and Natural Resources

The DigitalGlobe Foundation makes awards of archive satellite imagery for research and applied projects in climate change, land use, coastal development, forest management, wildlife corridors, water management, fisheries management, agricultural planning, disaster response and recovery, and other topics in environment and natural resources. Grant recipients are students and professors for projects in which the data […]

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Jephcott Charitable Trust — Program in Natural Environment

The Jephcott Charitable Trust in the UK makes grants for charitable purposes in the subject areas of population control, natural environment, education, and health. Projects in the theme of Natural Environment include examples in small-scale agriculture, livestock production, horticulture, agricultural training, community water supply, environmental education, tree planting, renewable energy, and others. Eligibility for grants […]

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Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO)– Grassroots Agriculture, Climate Change, and Natural Resources

ICCO works towards a world in which people can live in dignity and well-being without poverty and injustice. It supports projects in agricultural markets; food security and water; prevention and adaptation to climate change; access to land and forests for minorities; and prevention of natural disasters. Most programs and projects are managed from ICCO’s regional […]

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Building and Social Housing Foundation — World Habitat Awards 2017-2018

The World Habitat Awards (WHA) demonstrate solutions to current housing issues faced by countries worldwide. The WHA take a broad perspective to include energy, waste management, water conservation, resilience to natural disasters, and other environmental aspects in its definition of habitat. Two winners will each receive £10 thousand. The deadline for applications (English, French, Spanish) […]

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European Maritime and Fisheries Fund — International Cooperation for Blue Economy

The EC’s Maritime and Fisheries Fund will support trans-national regional collaboration to improve the blue economy in sea basins important to Europe, i.e., the Atlantic, Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean, and North Sea. Each consortium should focus on a specific blue-growth technology or value chain. Examples include biotechnology, aquaculture, coastal and marine tourism, tidal or […]

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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) — RONPAKU Fellowships for PhD Students 2017

The RONPAKU fellowships are a program of the JSPS to support students from Asia, the Middle East, and Africa to pursue PhD degrees from Japanese universities. Each fellow submits a research dissertation co-supervised by an advisor in Japan and an advisor in the fellow’s home country. The fellows do not pursue doctoral courses in Japan […]

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Erbacher Foundation — Support for Rural Development

The Erbacher Foundation supports rural development in subject areas that include livestock husbandry, crop production, drinking water, and environmental protection. For new partners, the priority countries are India, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Foundation will also accept project applications submitted by established partners even if they do not concern the focal countries. Application deadlines are 01 […]

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