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Mondi Group — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 seeks solutions that address necessary changes required to avoid unnecessary waste production. Projects can focus on alternative solutions for waste streams; retail recycling, consumer behavior, cross-industry collaboration; or the reduction of post-harvest losses. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from […]

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Credit Suisse — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 (Life Below Water)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 seeks entrepreneurs with for-profit enterprises that help improve ocean health. The challenge welcomes solutions that reduce marine waste; support sustainable aquaculture practices; provide marine conservation benefits; develop ocean related energy projects; or minimise shipping contribution to climate change. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and […]

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Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental — Latin-American Film Competition 2020

The 9th ‘Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental’ invites entries to the Latin-American Competition in Environmental Cinema. Socio-environmental categories include energy, water, climate change, consumption, people and places, environmental activism, accumulated waste, contamination or export, socio-environmental resources, green spaces, urban areas, food, green economy, globalization, wildlife, and sustainability, among others. Selected films compete in the categories […]

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University of Zurich — Mobility Grants

The North-South Cooperation of the University of Zurich (UZH) awards up to three grants per semester for mobility students from universities in the Global South (eligible countries are listed in the announcement). The grants can be used to study at UZH during the academic year 2020-21. (Note: Grants are only awarded if a professor at […]

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U.S. Department of State — Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2020

The US Department of State, in partnership with Cultural Vistas, accepts applications from emerging leaders (ages 25-35) across the Pacific to attend the Young Pacific Leaders (YPL) Conference in Papua New Guinea (April 2020). The Conference will include informational sessions, skills workshops, cultural activities, and site visits to deepen participants’ capacity to address regional issues […]

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U.S. National Academy of Sciences — Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research, Cycle 9

PEER invites scientists in developing countries to work with U.S. collaborators in research and capacity building on priority topics that include environmental contaminants, agricultural productivity and food security, biodiversity conservation, water security, low-carbon development, fisheries assessments, and others. The priorities are different for each PEER focus area (i.e., varying by regions and countries). Projects are […]

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Swedish Institute — Cooperation Projects in the Baltic Sea region

The Swedish Institute provides seed funding for joint cooperation projects in the Baltic Sea region. Swedish organisations can apply for funding in order to cooperate with organisations in the Baltic Sea region countries and organisations in the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries. Projects with a duration of up to 18 months can apply for SEK100 thousand […]

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Heinrich Böll Foundation — University Studies in Germany 2020

The Heinrich Böll Foundation annually funds approximately 1,000 graduate, and doctoral students across all subjects and nationalities for university studies in Germany. Preference is for applicants working in the subject areas of the Foundation such as climate and energy, resource governance, and ecology and green development (among others). The special focus regions for international students […]

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Wageningen University — Professional Short Courses 2020

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation invites participants for new short-term courses in 2020. Courses have different deadlines and locations. Thematic areas include Climate Change, Water Management, Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock, and many others. Most courses are open to professionals of government departments, NGOs and civil society organisations, businesses, development agencies, universities and colleges for […]

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Belgian Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences — Research Competition 2021

Each year, the Belgian Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences sponsors a competition to stimulate high-quality research regarding problems inherent in the developing world. The questions for 2021 include one on the impact of climate change on the dispersion of tropical diseases of man, animals or plants AND one on sustainable practices for African smallholder farmers […]

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