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april2017

Global Biodiversity Information Facility — Biodiversity Information for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

GBIF invites proposals for project funding from Sub-Saharan Africa under the “Biodiversity Information for Development” programme. Funding up to €40 thousand per grant will establish or strengthen national biodiversity information facilities, and increase biodiversity data to respond to national priorities. Additionally, small grants up to €20 thousand will mobilize biodiversity data relevant for biodiversity conservation […]

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Erasmus Mundus Programme — MEDfOR Master Course in Mediterranean Forestry

The MEDfOR Consortium includes seven European universities with expertise in Mediterranean forestry. The MEDfOR master course is open to EU and non-EU students. Scholarships will be offered by different funding agencies according to specific eligibility requirements, although the program does not guarantee Erasmus Mundus fellowships. The closing date for applications is 15 April. Link

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International Council for Science — Sustainable Development in African Cities

The International Council for Science, in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies and the International Social Science Council, will support 10 collaborative research projects to advance Sustainable Development Goal 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Africa.  Topics include several in environment, e.g., clean drinking water, sanitation, energy,  climate change, and natural disasters in […]

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UNESCO and the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) — Training in Russia on Energy Resources 2017

UNESCO in collaboration with the ISEDC in Russia will offer 20 fellowships for a one-month program of capacity-building in sustainable and renewable energy. The program in October 2017 is open to applicants from developing countries and countries in transition that are UNESCO member states. Instruction will be in English. The application deadline is 17 April […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Renewable Energy in Mexico

The U.S. Agency for International Development announces funding for a three-year program “Comunidades y Energías Renovables” to encourage a transparent process for renewable energy development in Mexico. The goal is to foster a process for renewable energy development that engages local communities, the Mexican government, civil society, and the private sector. Applications for funding are […]

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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization — Fellowships at Chinese Universities

UNESCO and the China Scholarship Council announce the availability of 75 fellowships under “The Great Wall Program” for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Chinese universities. Applications are invited from eligible developing UNESCO member states in Africa, the Asia–Pacific region, Latin America and Caribbean, the Arab States, and Europe and North America. Fellowships are for […]

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Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe — Danubius Young Scientists 2017

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe, in partnership with the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research, offer the Danubius Award to honor persons with extraordinary scientific achievement in relation to the Danube Region. The Danubius Young Scientist Award will be granted to 14 young scientists — one in each of Austria, […]

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European Commission — Women and Sustainable Energy

The EC calls for proposals to promote women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector and value chain, with an emphasis on financial services. The action must take place in multiple countries which are recipients of official development aid, including in Sub-Saharan Africa and possibly in other developing regions. Partnerships among academia, civil […]

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Australian Aid and Tata Group — XPrize for Water Abundance

Sponsored by the Tata Group jointly with Australian Aid, the Water Abundance XPRIZE invites teams to revolutionize access to water by creating a device that uses renewable energy to extract a minimum of 2,000 liters of water per day from the atmosphere at a combined operating and capital cost of no more than two cents […]

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute — Research in Tropical Forests

The CTFS-Forest GEO Grants Program supports research that uses forest data from the program’s field sites. Priority will be given to early-career researchers, and researchers with less access to other institutional funds. Social scientists and natural scientists of all nationalities are eligible. Applicants do not need to be associated with a site prior to applying, […]

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