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Securing Water for Food — SWFF Grants, Round 4

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Government of South Africa. The current call for proposals focuses on improving water efficiency and reusing agricultural wastewater;  effective water capture […]

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) — Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2017-2018

DAAD offers scholarships for qualified applicants from developing countries who enroll at German universities for development-related studies, normally ranging from 12-36 months. Several offerings are available in agricultural and forest sciences; environmental sciences; and other subject areas. Application deadlines vary across the German universities and from program to program.  Several deadlines for DAAD scholarships in […]

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Whitley Fund for Nature — Whitley Awards 2017

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) offers the Whitley Awards to outstanding biodiversity conservation leaders in developing countries around the world. The awards are both an international prize and a form of project funding, currently £35 thousand over one year.  The program is open to applicants from grassroots conservation NGOs incorporated in developing countries that […]

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Morris Animal Foundation — Wildlife Health and Welfare 2017

The Morris Animal Foundation supports research on animal health and welfare, including wildlife/exotics. The Foundation invites proposals in several categories (i.e., established investigator; first award; fellowship training; pilot study). The application deadline for wildlife/exotics is 16 November 2016. (Note: The Foundation also manages a wildlife rapid response fund that has no calendar deadlines.) Link

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American Association for the Advancement of University Women — International Fellowships

The AAAUW provides support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the USA who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.  Fellows represent all subject areas, including those important in the […]

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Agropolis Foundation — Call for Proposals “Open Science” 2017

The Agropolis Foundation (France) promotes interdisciplinary and integrated plant biology, ecology, and sustainable agriculture addressing development issues in the global North and South. The call for Open Science Research promotes collaborative inquiry on scientific topics involving a range of actors and subjects. Lead applicants for grants should be from any of the research units in […]

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Save Our Seas Foundation — Small Grants 2017

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) makes grants for marine research, conservation, and education worldwide. Small grants up to US$10 thousand are for early-career scientists focusing on Chondrichthyes species (sharks, rays, skates, sawfish, and chimaeras) or habitat protection. The next application period (Stage I) is 01 April 2017 through 31 May 2017. Link

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UK Natural Environment Research Council — Building Resilience to Environmental Hazards

The NERC in coordination with other UK research councils calls for inter-disciplinary research on resilience to natural and man-made environmental hazards in the developing world. The focus is on how to build resilience in relation to both sudden and slow-onset environmental hazards (e.g., land degradation, deforestation, drought, hurricanes, and climate change). The lead applicant must […]

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World Bank — Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, Challenge Fund 2016

The Challenge Fund calls for proposals that bridge the gap between technology and on-the-ground user needs in the field of disaster risk identification. The Fund seeks to support the development of data, products, and approaches to support disaster risk management decision making. The focus areas are identified in the 2016 announcement. The deadline for expressions […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Crops for Nutrition

The UK’s BBSRC calls for research to deliver the next generation of crops beneficial for human and/or farmed animal health. BBSRC encourages applications on crops relevant for low and middle-income developing countries. It also welcomes applications in collaboration and/or consultation with the food industry. The program is open to UK researchers eligible for funding from […]

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