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Caterpillar Foundation — Grants for Environment and Basic Needs

Internationally, the Caterpillar Foundation has supported projects in tropical forest conservation and afforestation; water and sanitation; food and agriculture; alternative (low-carbon) transportation systems; urban waste recycling; and other themes related to environment and natural resources. The Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations such as development NGOs, universities and institutes, foundations, museums, conservation groups, and others. […]

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Global Cleantech Innovation Programme — Clean Technology for SMEs 2017

The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) for small and medium enterprises is co-sponsored by the GEF, UNIDO, and national institutions in the participating countries. The GCIP aims to spur local innovations in energy efficiency, green buildings, renewable energy, waste management, and water efficiency. Each country manages a competition to identify promising entrepreneurs and a business […]

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Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards — Call for Projects 2017

The Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAF) acknowledge and promote individuals and organizations that implement sustainable projects to secure water, clean air, and food — and that empower local communities. The call is open worldwide for pioneering projects that have at least two years of success in bringing best practices and relevant change in the […]

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MASHAV — International Professional Courses 2017

 Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) offers short courses in Israel in subject areas of agriculture, climate change, and related themes. Courses are available in English, Spanish, Russian, and French. Courses in English include one on Clean Technologies from 27 August through 20 September. For most courses, MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships […]

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United States – India Educational Foundation — Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships

The Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships are for Indian scholars who are registered for a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. The fellowships are for six to nine months at institutions in the USA in fields that include agricultural sciences; energy studies; urban and regional planning (with emphasis on smart cities and waste management); materials science (with […]

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U.S. National Science Foundation — Geography and Spatial Sciences Program 2017

The NSF funds an annual competition for research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on the Earth’s surface. Projects on a variety of topics (U.S. and international) qualify for support if they offer promise of enhancing geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns. […]

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UK Natural Environment Research Council — Research on Water Quality, UK and India

The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council, in partnership with the UK’s Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council and India’s Department of Science and Technology, invite proposals on research to improve water quality. The programme aims to provide a better understanding of the sources and fate of different pollutants, and to support the development of management […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — International Training for Africans in Urban Water and Sanitation

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The Africa regional program includes a course in sustainable urban water and sanitation services for applicants from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Candidates may be nominated by authorities, institutions, universities, NGOs, water utilities, or other private companies active in the water […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Smart Solutions for Adaptable Cities in Asia

The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia calls for proposal to advance “Smart Solutions for Adaptable Communities and Cities.”  Examples of these solutions include apps on clean transport and pilot projects on climate-adaptable housing and buildings, water management, and waste management. Selected project developers, technology providers, innovators, and inventors will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia […]

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European Commission — Black Sea Cross-Border Cooperation

The EC announces the first call for proposals of the ENI CBC “Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2014-2020.” The program aims to promote business and entrepreneurship (including in agriculture), and to promote coordination of environmental protection and reduction of river and marine litter. Participating countries are Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Turkey, and […]

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