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International Livestock Research Institute – Workshop for Africans on Writing Scientific Research Papers

The BecA-ILRI Hub is partnering with other organizations to sponsor two training workshops on writing scientific research papers, each followed by four days of training in science communication. The workshops are scheduled for November-December 2017. The major focus is on applicants conducting research in agricultural bio-sciences in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Dem Rep […]

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U.S. Department of State — Study/Research Awards 2018

The Study/Research Awards are a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program is designed for applicants interested in designing their own projects in various areas of study (possibly within the thematic areas of the Terra Viva Grant Directory). Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens. Program requirements vary by country, so the applicants should familiarize themselves […]

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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — Scholarships for Masters Studies in Sanitation

IHE Delft offers a new one-year MSc in sanitation.  Fifteen students will be admitted to the first edition of the program (academic cohort 2018-2019), and will receive a scholarship.  Applications are invited from young and mid-career sanitation professionals working in water supply and sewerage companies; municipal assemblies; government ministries; NGOs; and consulting companies.  The focus will […]

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MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab — Arab Start-Up Competition

The Arab Startup Competition is a yearly competition run by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab in three different tracks: Ideas; Startups; and Social Entrepreneurship. Previous winners include examples in agricultural irrigation, transportation efficiency, and other green themes. The winning entrepreneurs are awarded prizes worth more than US$160 thousand as well as training, mentorship, coaching, media exposure, […]

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European Commission — TROPIMUNDO Masters Program in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems 2018-2019

 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, Guadeloupe, Malaysia). Applicants should have an internationally accepted bachelor’s degree in biology, natural sciences, environmental sciences, or equivalent. The EC provides […]

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Field Museum — Visiting Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships

The Field Museum (Chicago, USA) supports basic research on its collections by interested students and scholars throughout the world. The Museum offers a modest number of grants and fellowships, including funding for short-term visits of up to three months for collection-based research studies. Grants to examine specimens in the Museum’s collections are open on a […]

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East-West Center — Asia Pacific Leadership Program 2018-2019

The APLP invites individuals with a demonstrated commitment to promoting peace and prosperity in the Asia Pacific region to apply for a 9-month program of leadership training and professional development on emerging issues facing the Asia-Pacific region. Inter-disciplinary interests at the East-West Center include climate change, land use, water and energy demands, etc., — among […]

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Graduate Institute Geneva — Applications 2018-2019

The Graduate Institute Geneva (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) offers masters and PhD programs that address global, international, and transnational challenges facing the contemporary world. Its centers include the Centre for International Environmental Studies, among others. The Institute strives to support its students — to the extent of its ability — through cost-of-living […]

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Nestlé Foundation — Human Nutrition in Developing Countries

The Nestlé Foundation supports research in human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries. In relation to agriculture, the Foundation will consider research on food policy, food production, and food technology if the intervention has high potential for improved nutritional status and public health. The Foundation offers training grants, pilot grants, and full project grants. […]

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Spark International — Y-Her for Women’s Enterprises in Africa

Y-Her is looking for African female founders running high-impact ventures aimed at improving the lives and women and girls. Up to 15 selected participants will take part in a week-long intensive entrepreneurship program, have access to professional mentorship, and the chance to win a total of AU$50 thousand in investment funding to help scale their […]

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