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november2016

Smart Villages — Off-Grid Energy in West Africa

The Off-Grid Energy Challenge invites applications from early-stage energy entrepreneurs in West Africa who are running businesses that generate or can be powered by off-grid energy.  Businesses must have at least an existing prototype and business model to enter. The winners of the competition will receive free business, legal, and financial services and the chance to […]

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Eurasia Foundation — Professional Exchanges, Russia and USA

The U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE program) is a network of Russian and US professionals and entrepreneurs who exchange ideas and best practices leading to joint action and positive change in the social dimensions of both countries. SEE currently invites applications from Independent Professionals who will travel to an organization in the host country for […]

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European Commission — TROPIMUNDO Masters Program in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems 2017-2018

TROPIMUNDO is a 2-year Erasmus Mundus masters program in tropical biodiversity and ecosystems. Students alternate their semesters between consortium universities in Europe (Belgium, France, Italy) and tropical regions outside Europe (Australia, Cameroon, French Guiana, Malaysia). Applicants should have an internationally accepted bachelor’s degree in biology, natural sciences, environmental sciences, or equivalent. The EC provides a […]

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Yale University — ISTF Innovation Prize 2017

The Yale chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters will award the ISTF 2017 Innovation Prize to outstanding projects that apply a multidisciplinary approach to address sustainable resource use in the tropics. The Prize will honor projects will have created strategic partnerships to address tropical forest use and conservation. The prize amount is US$3 […]

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Iran Ministry of Science and Technology — Khwarizmi International Award

The Khwarizmi International Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievements made by researchers, inventors, and innovators from all over the world.  The disciplinary fields include agriculture, natural resources, environmental sciences, and others.   The winner is awarded a trophy, certificate, and cash prize up to US$7 thousand. The deadline for submission is 10 November 2016.   Link

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Grants for Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropical Andes

The CEPF announces additional small and large grants (over US$20 thousand) to advance conservation in the tropical Andes. The program is open to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society applicants. The closing dates for letters of inquiry are 16 November 2016 for Colombia, Peru, and multiple-country grants; and 29 November 2016 […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Partnerships with India

The BBSRC’s India Partnering Awards aim to set up partnership links between laboratories in the UK and India; to promote the exchange of scientists, particularly early career scientists; and to promote access to facilities.  Funding will be typically up to £30 thousand over a period of up to four years for partnerships with one or […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity in Eastern and Southern Africa

On behalf of the CEPF, Birdlife International announces the 16th and final call for proposals supporting biodiversity conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot.  The eligible countries are Dem Rep Congo, Ethiopia,  Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.  The maximum grant is US$20 thousand.  Applications need to be submitted by 23 November 2016.   Link

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ONE International — Africa Award 2016

The ONE Africa Award honors the exceptional work of individuals and organizations based in Africa to help Africa achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The amount of the award is US$100 thousand, which may be split into more than one prize. Eligibility for the award extends to civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, and other groups […]

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Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Africa — Small Grants for Organizations in Africa

PAN is an advisor to the Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) for grants to civil society in subjects of environment and sustainable development. PAN Africa invites African organizations to submit short proposals that may qualify for GGF support. Themes important to PAN include phasing out highly hazardous pesticides; alternatives to pesticides and DDT; monitoring the effect […]

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