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Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Environment and Development in the Congo Basin

The Earth Journalism Network announces grants funding for news stories about environment and development in the Congo Basin.  These stories will be published on the platform InfoCongo.org. Subject areas may include illegal timber and wildlife trade; the impact of climate change on Congo forests; social and environmental impacts of projects for gas and minerals, roads and ports, industrial zones, and other infrastructure; and examples of best policies and practices of sustainable investment and project development. The program will make grants in the range of US$1,500 to US$5,000 to support the selected reporters. Applicants must be working as a journalist or studying in a journalism program. Preference is for applicants based in a country of the Congo Basin, and/or applicants who can demonstrate that their news stories will positively influence development in the Congo region. The deadline for proposals (English, French) is 30 June 2016. Link

United States–India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) — 7th Call for Proposals

The USISTEF announces its 7th competitive call for proposals to commercialize technologies for societal impact. Priority areas include health, education, agriculture, water, and others. Proposals must include at least one partner from each country, India and USA. Funding is up to Rs. 2.5 crores (approximately US$400 thousand) for projects that demonstrate a high potential to be commercial within 2-3 years. The bi-national teams can include incorporated companies; non-incorporated entities; and individuals or consortia from academic, government, and non-government R&D institutions. The deadline for proposals is 15 June 2016. Link

Global Climate Change Alliance — Global Learning Event in Support of COP21

The European Commission announces its global event, “Innovative and Effective Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation and Other Post-COP21 Agreement Priorities,” scheduled for three days in September 2016. The event in Brussels will explore how experience on the ground influences policy development and vice-versa through discussion of four specific topics. The conference organizers invite proposals on these topics from EU Delegation representatives; implementing partners; governmental bodies; and non-state actors from academia, NGOs, and the private sector. Travel support will be provided to selected presenters, subject to individual arrangements. The deadline for one-page concept notes is 15 June 2016.  Link

Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology — Training Courses, Seminars, and Workshops 2016

The Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (SEAMO BIOTROP) aims to increase the knowledge and skills of ASEAN professionals and students on a wide range of topics in tropical biology.  Unless otherwise indicated, training courses are conducted at the SEAMEO BIOTROP headquarter in Bogor, Indonesia. Priority is for nationals of SEAMEO member countries, especially in the sponsored courses.  The current list of BIOTROP courses and seminars are scheduled from May through October 2016. Application forms should be submitted to the respective course coordinators at least one month in advance of any training event. Link