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Water Resources

U.S. Agency for International Development — Water Innovation Technologies in Jordan

USAID aims to assist Jordan with water-saving technologies and practices.  The measures include interventions for safe water collection and storage; improved public awareness about water conservation; incentives for financing water infrastructure; and others.  The 5-year program will focus in communities most impacted by immigration, and it will also support water-conserving technologies in agriculture. Eligibility for […]

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UK Natural Environment Research Council — Research Workshop on Water Quality in India

NERC and the UK’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council invite applications from UK scientists to attend a workshop organised jointly with India’s Department of Science & Technology on the theme of improved water quality in India. The workshop will be held in Delhi (November 2016) to define the scope of a potential new interdisciplinary […]

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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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Human Development Innovation Fund — Mawazo Challenge in Tanzania

The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) is funded by the UK government to create social impact in education, health and water, and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. The Mawazo Challenge invites ideas to design a competition or award scheme that will foster and support promising ideas to solve problems in these areas. The best […]

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British Council — UK-Israel-MENA Research on Water

The program Institutional Links aims to build research collaboration between the UK and partner countries on subjects of shared interest. The current call focuses on collaboration in water research among the UK, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, […]

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King Baudouin Foundation — Elisabeth and Amélie Fund

The Elisabeth & Amélie Fund supports sustainable water management in developing countries by financing field internships for masters students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium. The internship of 1-2 months should take place in a developing country (i.e., the student’s country of origin or another country). It should be tied to master’s research […]

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UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council — Research with China and Netherlands on Delta Management

The UK’s EPSRC is a partner with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in the research program “Sustainable Deltas.”  This joint activity focuses on research challenges for sustainable and safe deltas within the broader framework of the water sector.  Thematic areas include water availability, water […]

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Japan Water Forum — Small Grants for Water Projects 2016

The Japan Water Forum makes small grants to grassroots organizations in least-developed countries. Activities for funding support include innovative solutions for water and sanitation, and risk reduction for water-related disasters. Grants are up to US$1 thousand. The application deadline is 31 July 2016. Link

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Global Nature Fund — Living Lakes Network

Living Lakes is a global network of partnership organizations to protect lakes, wetlands, and other freshwater sources and their catchment areas. The network takes an ecosystems approach to include biodiversity conservation and support for local livelihoods, e.g., in agriculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.  Living Lakes does not make project grants, but it offers network assistance to […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Clean Water in Armenia

USAID-Yerevan will fund the project Participatory Utilization and Resource Efficiency of Water (PURE-Water) to improve the quality and use efficiency of water resources in the Ararat Valley. Activities will focus on the participation of Armenian civil society in policy development and small-scale pilot projects for integrated water management. Eligibility for grants extends to local organizations […]

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