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Elsevier Foundation — Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists

Nominations are open for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World.  The awards are sponsored and organized by the Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).  The awards theme for 2017 is engineering and engineering sciences in subject […]

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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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Social Entrepreneurship Impact & Finance — Awards for Social Enterprise 2016

Social Entrepreneurship Impact & Finance (seif) supports individuals and teams that apply innovative business ideas to address current social and/or environmental problems. Project categories include agriculture and food security; energy; environment; water and sanitation; and others. The competition is open to social enterprises from all over the world. The program will make four awards of […]

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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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DigitalGlobe Foundation — Satellite Imagery for Environment and Natural Resources

The DigitalGlobe Foundation makes awards of archive satellite imagery for research and applied projects in climate change, land use, coastal development, forest management, wildlife corridors, water management, fisheries management, agricultural planning, disaster response and recovery, and other topics in environment and natural resources. Grant recipients are students and professors for projects in which the data […]

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Jephcott Charitable Trust — Program in Natural Environment

The Jephcott Charitable Trust in the UK makes grants for charitable purposes in the subject areas of population control, natural environment, education, and health. Projects in the theme of Natural Environment include examples in small-scale agriculture, livestock production, horticulture, agricultural training, community water supply, environmental education, tree planting, renewable energy, and others. Eligibility for grants […]

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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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Global Nature Fund — Living Lakes Network

Living Lakes is a global network of partnership organizations to protect lakes, wetlands, and other freshwater sources and their catchment areas. The network takes an ecosystems approach to include biodiversity conservation and support for local livelihoods, e.g., in agriculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.  Living Lakes does not make project grants, but it offers network assistance to […]

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Building and Social Housing Foundation — World Habitat Awards 2017-2018

The World Habitat Awards (WHA) demonstrate solutions to current housing issues faced by countries worldwide. The WHA take a broad perspective to include energy, waste management, water conservation, resilience to natural disasters, and other environmental aspects in its definition of habitat. Two winners will each receive £10 thousand. The deadline for applications (English, French, Spanish) […]

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