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Pangea — Blue Economy Accelerator

The Blue Economy Accelerator focuses on Blue economy startups from Africa. The program is designed to support women and youth-owned, ocean-based enterprises to sustain business growth through facilitating access to financing, business support, and technology adoption. The program will secure investment from a pre-selected pool of investors focusing on early stage funding of up to […]

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L’Oreal Foundation — Fellowships for Women Scientists

The L’Oreal Foundation gives scholarships to doctoral and postdoctoral women scientists in several world regions. The program is exclusively dedicated to the national and regional Young Talents. Fellowship amounts range from €10 thousand to €15 thousand. The available fellowships, eligibility requirements, and specifications are determined by region and/or country. The application deadline is 11 October […]

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Borlaug Global Rust Initiative — Support for Women in Wheat Research

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) offers the Jeanie Borlaug Laube award for the professional development of women working on wheat research during the early stages of their careers. Recipients will be supported to participate in the International Wheat Congress (China, 2022). The application deadline is 31 October 2021. About the early-career award

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UN Women Training Centre — Online Courses

UN Women offers free online courses across many subject areas through the global online platform for training for gender equality. Courses include the ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Gender Equality’ which is directed to government representatives and public servants, officials from the UN System, international organizations, academics and the general public. Courses are self-paced […]

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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative — Women in Climate Change Science

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) seeks applications for the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science to increase women’s contribution to a more sustainable societal response to climate change. Applications are invited from female scientists currently residing anywhere in the world. The fellowship is worth up to US$35 thousand. […]

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Access Bank W Initiative — Support for African Female Entrepreneurs

Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton Africa is a women-in-business support initiative that provides financial grants and MBA certifications to women entrepreneurs in Africa. The program invites female entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Gambia, Kenya, Mozambique and Congo to apply to the next pitching competition. Eligibility extends to female business owners from all sectors. Participants have the […]

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Global Landscapes Forum — Amazonian Storytelling Competition

TThe Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) hosts an Amazonian Storytelling Competition looking for perspectives from Indigenous peoples and local communities, Afro-descendant peoples, peasants and women, farmers, and community leaders. Topics include deforestation, biodiversity loss, land rights, ecosystem restoration, and food security, among others. The three best stories will receive prizes of €500, €300 and €200 respectively. […]

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Noel Buxton Trust — Promoting Livelihoods in Africa

The Noel Buxton Trust makes grants up to £5 thousand per year for up to three years for projects in Africa that promote economic development or support the care of street children. Past recent projects in the theme of economic development include examples in livestock raising, aquaculture, and credit for women-led businesses. The Trust especially […]

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Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa — Women Agri-Enterprises

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) plans to implement activities geared towards catalyzing women to women supplier and mentorship relationships, to create market and learning networks among women-led agri-businesses (VALUE4HER program). The VALUE4HER Innovation Grant is open to women-led/owned agribusinesses that are incorporated in an African country. The maximum available grant per […]

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African Centre of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development — PhD Program in Energy for Sustainable Development

The University of Rwanda offers PHD research Programs in Energy for Sustainable Development in (1) Renewable Energy, (2) Electrical Power Systems, and (3) Energy Economics. ACE-ESD offers full scholarships to female candidates from the Eastern and Southern Africa Region. The application deadline is 31 July 2021. Link to PhD Program

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