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LEDS Global Partnership — Fellowships on Low-Emission Development Strategies

The LEDS Global Partnership offers fellowships for individuals and teams of practitioners to be embedded with leading institutions to learn practical lessons that they can apply to low-emission development strategies and/or nationally determined contributions in their home countries. Fellowships will be awarded to individuals or groups of national or sub-national government officials who play a […]

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in East Africa

The Canada Fund for local initiatives invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in any one of the following countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda. The priorities include one on addressing climate change and enhancing environmental sustainability, i.e., related to climate mitigation and adaptation, wildlife protection, and efforts to deter wildlife and […]

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Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC) — IDRC Research Awards 2017

IDRC makes research awards to citizens and permanent residents of Canada, and to citizens of developing countries. The award provides for a one-year paid program of research in addition to hands-on experience in research management, grant administration, and the use of knowledge from an international perspective. Positions are available at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Development Innovation Ventures

USAID sponsors Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) to identify, develop, test, and scale innovative approaches in development. DIV’s portfolio includes projects across the range of USAID’s program areas — including in agriculture, energy, climate change, water, waste management, and others related to natural resources and environment.  Eligibility to participate in DIV extends to a full spectrum […]

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Research Council of Norway — Norway-China Research on Hazardous Substances and Pollution

The Research Council of Norway sponsors the MILJØFORSK program (2016-2025) to generate new knowledge about biodiversity, cultural environments, ecosystem services, hazardous substances, and pollution. The current call for proposals will focus on pollution sources, inputs, and spread – including the re-mobilisation of hazardous substances as a result of climate change – as well as the […]

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Worldwide Universities Network — Research Development Fund 2016

The Worldwide Universities Network comprises 18 research universities on five continents to develop leaders prepared to address the challenges and opportunities of the rapidly changing world. WUN’s Research Development Fund is an annual competitive fund to bring together researchers to undertake research that addresses global challenges. Applications are open to researchers from WUN member institutions. […]

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Dubai Municipality — Dubai International Award for Best Practices, 11th Cycle

The Dubai Municipality collaborates with UN Habitat to offer Best Practices Awards for outstanding contributions to improve the living environment, particularly for poor and disadvantaged populations. The categories of best practices include awards for organizations (i.e., NGOs and associations); businesses and enterprises; university research; and individuals. The cash prizes are US$30 thousand for best practices […]

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Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO)– Grassroots Agriculture, Climate Change, and Natural Resources

ICCO works towards a world in which people can live in dignity and well-being without poverty and injustice. It supports projects in agricultural markets; food security and water; prevention and adaptation to climate change; access to land and forests for minorities; and prevention of natural disasters. Most programs and projects are managed from ICCO’s regional […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Global Video Competition on Climate Change

UNFCCC announces its second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The competition invites young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to submit three-minute videos about their actions to address climate change or to raise public awareness about it. Two winners will receive a round trip and accommodations to attend the UN […]

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Global Climate Change Alliance — Global Learning Event in Support of COP21

The European Commission announces its global event, “Innovative and Effective Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation and Other Post-COP21 Agreement Priorities,” scheduled for three days in September 2016. The event in Brussels will explore how experience on the ground influences policy development and vice-versa through discussion of four specific topics. The conference organizers invite proposals on […]

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