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Government of India, Department of Science and Technology (DST) — Research Training Fellowships for Scientists in Developing Countries 2016/2017

India’s DST offers fifty fellowships in 2016-2017 for scientists and researchers from developing countries for collaboration with Indian research partners. Thematic areas include agricultural sciences, biological sciences, and several others. The fellowships program is coordinated through the Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Center). Applicants should be […]

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United States–India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) — 7th Call for Proposals

The USISTEF announces its 7th competitive call for proposals to commercialize technologies for societal impact. Priority areas include health, education, agriculture, water, and others. Proposals must include at least one partner from each country, India and USA. Funding is up to Rs. 2.5 crores (approximately US$400 thousand) for projects that demonstrate a high potential to […]

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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy — Research on Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America 2017

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy calls for proposals on several themes related to land policy and urban development in Latin America. One of these themes is climate change and environmental risks, such as for populations living on flood plains and steep slopes. The Lincoln Institute will pay for the research project based on the […]

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) — Climate Resilience in Cities of Latin America

The CDKN is partnering with IDRC in Canada and FFLA in Latin America to offer research grants in support of making cities in Latin America resilient to climate change. The special focus is small and medium cities that are experiencing rapid growth. Proposals must relate to one or more of the following countries: Argentina, Belize, […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) — Global Challenges Research in Food and Agriculture

The Global Challenges Research Fund is a new 5-year program of UK research to address problems faced by developing countries, with emphasis on health and agriculture. A consortium of BBSRC and other UK research organizations will support multidisciplinary awards for research on Global Agriculture and Food Systems in low and middle-income countries. The awards will […]

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African Union — Research Grants in Food and Agriculture

In collaboration with the European Union, Phase 2 of the African Union’s research grants will focus on research for food, nutritional security, and sustainable agriculture in Africa. Applications are invited from national and regional organizations, research institutions, universities, government ministries, and public institutions in Africa and EU member states. Eligibility for funding also extends to […]

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Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) — Testing to Evaluate Development Programs and Policies

PEP is a global partnership of development researchers, practitioners, institutes, and international organizations to promote research on policies to combat poverty. PEP will make grants for randomized control trials to test new programs or policy interventions in several thematic areas, including one on productivity in rural sectors. Each of four teams will benefit from a […]

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French Institute for Development Research (IRD) — Mobility Grants for Doctoral Research

The program ARTS funds doctoral research by individuals in the developing world who are working on research of interest to IRD and its partner organizations. The program encourages mobility of the supported researchers to engage with research partners in France, in another northern country, or in another southern country. Applicants must be under age 45. […]

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U.S. Department of State — Reducing Mercury Use in Andean Gold Mining

The U.S. State Department plans to award up to US$145 thousand for 18 months to design and test mobile training centers to reduce mercury use in small-scale gold processing in Bolivia and Peru. Eligibility for funding extends to higher educational institutions and research centers in the USA that have established relationships with regional institutions and/or […]

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International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) — ILRI-DAAD Scholarships 2016

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), ILRI announces several research scholarships at PhD and MSc levels in subject areas of livestock systems and animal biosciences. Each posting includes a description of the research focus, qualifications, and how to apply. The scholarships are for citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa. The closing date for applications […]

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