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South Asia

WWF in India — Small Grants Program

WWF-India offers grants up to Rs. 400 thousand for conservation research or action projects of up to two years. Grants are made to individuals to be utilized primarily for field activities. Priority is for research and conservation aligned with WWF’s program in India. The application period is 01 October through 31 December of each year. […]

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BRICS Scientific, Technological, and Innovation Framework Programme — Pilot Call for Proposals 2016

The BRICS Scientific, Technological and Innovation Framework Programme announces a call for research proposals on priority areas which can best be addressed by a multinational approach. The multiple themes include water resources and pollution treatment; promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency; and prevention and monitoring of natural disasters. The framework program is supported by […]

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U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) — Off-Grid Clean Energy in India, 2nd Funding Round

The PACEsetter Fund aims to accelerate the commercialization of off-grid clean energy by providing early-stage grants that allow businesses to develop and test innovative products, business models, and systems. Projects must focus on small-scale systems that improve the viability of off-grid renewable energy for under-served individuals and communities in India that do not have grid-connected […]

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Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Climate Projects in Bangladesh

The Canadian High Commission in Bangladesh announces funding through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for 2016-2017.  Projects addressing climate change are among the priorities. Proposals should have a budget of approximately CAD 15 thousand to CAD 25 thousand for six months. The application deadline is 15 August 2016.   Link

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Safari Club International Foundation (SCI) — Grants for Wildlife Conservation and Research 2017-2018

SCI makes grants for wildlife conservation and research in Africa, Asia, and North America. The Foundation defines thematic interests for each of these regions. Grants are up to US$50 thousand per year. The application deadline is 31 October 2016.  Link

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U.S. Department of State — Conference on Waste Management in India

The U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai seeks proposals for a project entitled “U.S.-India Conference on Waste Management.” The conference will bring together academic experts, activists, businesses, and government representatives from the USA, India, and around the world. Topics of discussion could include innovative waste management solutions; the roles of local and state governments in waste […]

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U.S. Department of State — Youth Debates in India on Climate Change

The North India Office of the U.S. Embassy New Delhi invites program proposals for a series of university-level youth debates on climate change and related environmental issues. The aim is to raise awareness about the complex conversations in this subject among college youth in the Indian states and territories of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, […]

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) — ICT for Mountain Development 2016

The ICT for Mountain Development Award aims to recognize ICT innovations that promote mountain development and environmental conservation, focusing on the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region.  Topic areas may include mountain agriculture, disaster management, forestry, environment, mountain tourism, and others. The call is open to individuals, entrepreneurs, development practitioners, and institutions in any part of the […]

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British Council — Research Workshops

The British Council announces workshops that convene UK researchers with partners in other countries. Among the workshops that have deadlines beyond the date of this posting are: Kazakhstan, low-carbon energy (deadline 15 July 2016); India, water purification (deadline 15 July 2016); Brazil, water/sanitation/energy (deadline 15 July 2016); Brazil, renewable energy (deadline 22 July 2016); Kazakhstan, […]

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U.S. Department of State — Fulbright/Clinton Fellowship 2017-2018

The J. William Fulbright-Hillary Rodham Clinton (Fulbright-Clinton) Fellowship is a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The fellowships provide professional experience and research opportunities in public policy areas that include agriculture, energy, environment, and others. Host countries in 2017-2018 are the African Union, Burma (Myanmar), Chile, Cote d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Kosovo, Malawi, Nepal, Peru, Samoa, […]

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