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Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions — IMMANA Fellowships, Round 4

Funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), IMMANA aims to accelerate the development of scientific evidence to support effective policy and investments in agriculture for improved nutrition and health. Fellowships focus mainly on fieldwork in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Eligible applicants will have completed a doctorate in any field related to agriculture, […]

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National Cheng Kung University — Gro Bruntland Awards 2018

Taiwan’s Cheng Kung University will host Gro Bruntland Week in in March 2018 to honor Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and Director-General of the World Health Organization. Five young female scientists, one from Taiwan and four from developing countries, will be invited to present their research related to public health and […]

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Vital Voices — Fellowships for Women Entrepreneurs

Vital Voices offers GROW Fellowships to women entrepreneurs from Latin America, the Caribbean, the MENA region, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses. Thematic business areas may include agriculture, fisheries, and forestry with potential for growth. The deadline for applications […]

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Schlumberger Foundation — Funding for Women in PhD and Post-Doctoral Studies 2018-2019

Schlumberger Foundation’s “Faculty of the Future” supports women in developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD and post-doctoral studies at the international level. Grants are in the physical sciences, engineering, and related fields — including past grants in subjects such as ecology and environment. The period to submit new applications is 11 September 2017 through […]

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Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund — Funding for Projects Led by Women 2018

VGIF provides grants up to US$7,500 for projects that are led by women, and that help empower women and girls in grassroots communities around the globe. Most grants are for one year. Past projects include examples in farming, kitchen gardens, water supply, and other aspects of sustaining local livelihoods.  VGIF will accept letters of intent […]

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Food and Agriculture Organization — FAO Fellowships 2018

The FAO Fellowship Programme is designed to attract fellows — typically PhD students, researchers, and professors — who have an advanced level of relevant technical knowledge and experience in any field of agriculture, fisheries, or forestry. Fellows will be assigned to supervisors in FAO’s headquarters or in its regional, sub-regional, or country offices. Applicants should […]

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African Women’s Development Fund — Grants for Women’s Organizations

The African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the achievement of gender equality on the continent. The six thematic areas include one on economic empowerment and livelihoods related to food security, agriculture, climate change, and other issues. The program makes grants to local, national, sub-regional, and regional women’s […]

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