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World Bank — Big Data Innovation Challenge

The World Bank is interested in how “big data” can be used to address development questions, including how climate change affects food security and forestry and watersheds. Solutions may include but are not limited to analytical methodologies, APIs, algorithms, software applications, tools, and new data set generation. Technologies may include artificial intelligence, crowd-sourcing applications, data […]

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Newton Fund — Agri-Food Innovation in Turkey

The Newton Fund promotes partnerships in science and innovation to promote the economic development and social welfare of 16 partner countries, including Turkey. The current call for proposals invites UK companies in partnership with Turkish companies to address three challenges: (i) using waste products and residues from Turkey’s agri-food industry to reduce environmental impact and […]

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Global Innovation Fund — Social Innovations for the Developing World

GIF welcomes proposals of innovative and cost-effective solutions that address any major development challenge in any country or in multiple countries of the developing world. The program is open to teams and coalitions from social enterprises, for-profit companies, NGOs, government agencies, international organizations, and researchers anywhere in the world. GIF offers grants, loans, and equity […]

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Partnership for Forests — Tree Crops in West and Central Africa

Partnership for Forests promotes partnerships among governments, civil society, and private enterprises to address deforestation and improve livelihoods by investing in forests and sustainable land use.  The first call for concept notes focuses on sustainable supply chains for cocoa, palm oil, rubber, fuelwood, and timber in West and Central Africa.  The eligible countries are Cameroon, […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) — Conserving Guinean Forests of West Africa

The CEPF will make grants that contribute to conserving the Guinean forests of West Africa. The eligible countries are Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Sierra Leone. The call is open to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research institutes, and other civil society organizations. Applicants can […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Grants for Marine Conservation in Indonesia

CEPF announces the availability of large grants (over US$20 thousand) to conserve key biodiversity areas and species in the Togean-Banggai Marine Corridor off Sulawesi, Indonesia. The work will support conservation strategies for the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot. Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society organizations. Applications are particularly […]

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Conservation International — Conservation Stewards Program

The Conservation Stewards Program works with communities who agree to protect their natural resources and the benefits they provide through conservation agreements. The Conservation Agreements Private Partnership Platform (CAPPP) is global in scope and open to all areas where greater support for biodiversity conservation from the private sector can be achieved through conservation agreements. The […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Water and Sanitation in Madagascar

USAID will fund a 5-year program in Madagascar (the “RANO WASH program”) to expand the country’s supply of potable water and improve sanitation in approximately 250 rural communes. The program will work with the Government of Madagascar, NGOs and private enterprises, academic and research institutions, and others to achieve sustainable water management for households and […]

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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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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Program for Mexico 2016

In “Wildlife Without Borders, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) partners with Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) to invite projects that build Mexico’s capacity for biodiversity conservation. Grants should focus on projects that improve the capacities of Mexican government agencies and local communities to protect wildlife from illegal trafficking and over-exploitation.  […]

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