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United States Agency for International Development — Household Solar Workforce Development Africa

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) invite applications for the Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge. Projects should focus on the development of off-grid solar home systems for households and businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa. The call is open to for-profit, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and academic institutions with demonstrated […]

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French Government — Access to Energy in Africa

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) and the French Development Agency (AFD) seek French companies or NGOs with innovations for access to energy for people not connected to energy networks. The involvement of local African actors (local companies, NGOs, local authorities) is desirable. Environmental criteria of each project (use of renewable energies, environmental […]

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Climate Technology Initiative — Clean Energy Technologies for Climate Resilience

The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) seeks businesses in various sectors, including agriculture, water, and tourism, with commercially viable projects that deliver climate adaptation benefits, by reducing climate vulnerability or increasing the resilience of populations to the effects of climate change. For all projects, the the investment ask should lie between US$1 million and US$50 […]

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Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance — Accelerating Investments in Climate Resilience 2020

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance invites ideas that will attract increased investment for a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. The call for ideas covers four programs, each with distinct priorities. For 2020, the Lab launches a special call for ideas that target sustainable energy access, sustainable cities, sustainable agriculture, and nature-based solutions in […]

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German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety — International Climate Initiative (Country Specific Call: India)

Germany’s International Climate Initiative (IKI) supports projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation, and biodiversity projects that have climate relevance. Currently, IKI seeks to support programs in India. Thematic priorities are (1) Forest landscape restoration and piloting new models in forestry (including in urban areas); and (2) Storage technology for renewable energy. The IKI will […]

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Siemenpuu Foundation — Small-Scale Renewable Electricity Projects

The Siemenpuu Foundation and the EKOenergy Climate Fund support renewable energy projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Projects for electricity installations should range between €25 and €60 thousand for two years and benefit communities that suffer energy poverty and social inequality. Eligibility extends to registered local civil society organizations in Mali, Myanmar or Nepal, with […]

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Energias de Portugal — Clean Energy Projects in Remote Rural Areas

Energias de Portugal (EDP) supports sustainable and clean energy projects in remote rural areas. Access to energy (A2E) program will support energy access projects in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Tanzania to alleviate energy poverty. Projects may apply for support between € 25 thousand and € 100 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit and for-profit entities. […]

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GrowthAfrica — Accelerator for African Entrepreneurs

GrowthAfrica supports African businesses and entrepreneurs through an annual Accelerator program. Participants of the program receive individualized and tailored in-company support, access to potential investors, leadership training and mentorship. Entrepreneurs in the fields of Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, and Water & Sanitation are especially welcome. The program is open to entrepreneurs from Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, […]

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Ashden Awards — International Awards for Sustainable Energy 2020

Ashden supports projects in sustainable energy in the UK and the developing world. The awards are made to pioneers in sustainable energy, saving energy, generating renewable energy, or promoting behavior change. The competition for the International Awards is open to businesses, nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and social enterprises whose activities take place in Africa, Latin America, […]

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Social Science Research Council — Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa 2020

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the advancement of social science faculty in Sub-Saharan Africa toward completion of doctoral degrees in topics of peace, security, and development. Past topics have included some related to climate change and land issues. The fellowship supports 6-12 months of PhD dissertation research with grants up to […]

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