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North Atlantic Treaty Organization — Science for Peace and Security

NATO’s support for research in peace and security includes aspects of environment and energy in relation to climate change, water scarcity, increasing energy needs, disaster forecasts, and prevention of natural catastrophes (among others). Applications are invited from researchers in NATO’s member countries and its partner countries — including several in East Europe, Eurasia, Central Asia, […]

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Academy of Finland — Development Research

The Academy of Finland and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs fund problem-oriented and multidisciplinary development research. Themes for the research include food security, biodiversity, environmental health, and natural resources (among others). Projects should be based on problem-based research that is concerned with issues of global development, and that benefit the developing countries. Research teams […]

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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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India Department of Science & Technology  — Indo-Hungarian Joint Research

The Indian Department of Science & Technology (DST) calls for proposals for joint research projects between India and Hungary. Grants are to promote collaborative projects between at least one Indian and one Hungarian scientist. Themes are energy and water; biotechnology; and others.  Proposals must be submitted in English. The application deadline is 17 November 2017. More […]

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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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Well Aware — Water Projects in East Africa

Well Aware aims to help local communities in East Africa find sustainable solutions to address water scarcity and contamination. Well Aware aims to support its water projects with integrated project planning; technical evaluation; project oversight; promotion of partnerships; community training in sanitation and hygiene; and community empowerment. While most current projects are in Kenya, the […]

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Securing Water for Food — Photo Contest

The Securing Water for Food (SWFF) Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest will call attention to the significant issue of water scarcity, while recognizing and celebrating steps being taken around the world to improve water and food security. The four themes for photos are: agriculture; water; technology related to water-agriculture; and men and women working in agriculture. […]

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University of St. Andrews — St. Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018

The annual St Andrews Prize for the Environment recognizes significant contributions to environmental conservation in the developing world. The subject areas include human-animal conflicts; water and biodiversity; sanitation; air quality; solar power; food supply; waste and recycling; environmental justice; and others.  Applications are invited from individuals, multi-disciplinary teams, and community groups. Research projects will not […]

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Wageningen University — Short Courses 2018

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation invites participants for its short-term courses in 2018. Courses during the first part of the year, and the locations where they will be held, include the following: aquaculture development (February/March 2018 in Netherlands); climate change adaptation (February 2018 in Uganda); horticulture for emerging markets (May/June 2018 in Netherlands); […]

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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research — Call for Proposals 2017

APN has launched its 2017 call for proposals in its two program areas. (i) The Annual Regional Call for Proposals (ARCP) supports research on physical, biological, and human dimensions of change in the Earth’s systems. (ii) The CAPaBLE program focuses on training, awareness raising, and partnerships in these themes. APN lists priority research topics for […]

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