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Michigan State University — Fellows Program for Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs

The “Professional Fellows Program – Advancing Women Agribusiness Entrepreneurs and Innovators” at Michigan State University (USA) promotes knowledge exchange and capacity building. The Program is open to young female Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan agribusiness entrepreneurs or individuals working to increase women’s economic engagement in the agricultural sector. Participants will take part in a four-week training […]

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Climate Technology Initiative — Clean Energy Technologies for Climate Resilience

The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) seeks businesses in various sectors, including agriculture, water, and tourism, with commercially viable projects that deliver climate adaptation benefits, by reducing climate vulnerability or increasing the resilience of populations to the effects of climate change. For all projects, the the investment ask should lie between US$1 million and US$50 […]

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World Bank Group — Supporting Women Micro-Entrepreneurs

The World Bank Group invites applications for the “Sustainable Development Goals and Her Competition.” SDGs & Her is an online competition for women micro-entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the SDGs through their business operations. Winners will receive leadership training, mentoring and will be flown to Washington DC, for an event at the World […]

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Iridescent — Technology Entrepreneurship Program for Girls

Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Girls work with women mentors, find a problem in their community and develop a mobile app to launch a startup. Categories may include environment, poverty, health, and others. Eligibility extends to teams […]

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African Union — Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards 2019

The African Union (AU) honors outstanding African scientists through the Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence. The awards program is implemented at national level for young researchers; regional level for women scientists; and continental level open to all scientists. The current announcement calls for submissions at the African continental level to recognize outstanding science, for […]

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Yves Rocher Foundation — International Terre des Femmes Award 2020

The Yves Rocher Foundation seeks applications for the “Terre de Femmes International Award.” The theme of the current 2nd edition is “Medicinal Plants, Living Heritage and Future Prospects.” The award will recognize field actions taken by a woman or a group of women, which directly involve the topic of medicinal plants, their cultivation and their […]

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WAAW Foundation — STEM Scholarships for African Women 2020

The WAAW Foundation supports African women who seek a STEM-focused college education. Applicants have to be under 32 years old and be enrolled in undergraduate B.S.degree program at a University or college in Africa. Eligible courses include Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Natural Science, Zoology and many other fields. Application closes on 15 November 2019. […]

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NYU Wagner — African Women’s Public Service Fellowship

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses to African degree-seeking female students. Fellows will return to their home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position to […]

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Women’s World Summit Foundation — Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life

The Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF) invites nominations for its 26th annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life. The prize honors women’s groups for exceptional creativity, courage, and commitment to improve the quality of life in rural communities. Each year, between 5-10 winners receive a cash prize of US$1,000. Nominations include biographical data about […]

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International Fund for Agricultural Development — Meat Value Chains for Women and Youth in Africa

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) seeks proposals for grants to  implement inclusive red meat value chains for women and youth farmers in Eastern and Southern Africa. The IFAD will support livestock development in the targeted countries Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The grant amount under this call is up to US$2 million. The […]

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