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Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) -- Ecosystem Services and Agricultural Development in the Volta and Niger Basins

posted Sep 11, 2014, 7:08 PM by Jan Laarman

The CGIAR's program on Water, Land, and Ecosystems will fund research that addresses ecosystem services and agricultural development in the Volta and Niger Basins.  The Volta-Niger Program aims to restore and bolster opportunities for increased agricultural productivity through key ecosystem services, especially in the resource-poor and fragile northern part of the region (in Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Ghana, and Nigeria).  Agriculture in this call for proposals includes crop production, raising livestock, and agro-forestry. The maximum grant per project is US$700 thousand for two years.  The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is 03 October 2014. Link

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) -- Measuring the Impacts of CGIAR's Research

posted Sep 11, 2014, 7:06 PM by Jan Laarman

The CGIAR's Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) invites expressions of interest in studies that seek to measure the impacts of widely-adopted innovations stemming from CGIAR's research.   The program intends to fund three or four large studies, with focus on major areas of CGIAR investment after sufficient time has passed to allow for significant adoption and diffusion.  Grants are up to US$200 thousand. SPIA will give preference to proposals that include co-financing. The deadline for expressions of interest is 13 October 2014.   Link

American Forests -- Grants to Plant Trees

posted Sep 11, 2014, 7:04 PM by Jan Laarman

Since 1990, the program "Global ReLeaf" has supported the planting of over 47 million trees in the USA and internationally for long-term environmental, economic, and social benefits. The program invites applications for tree-planting projects in 2015. Most grants range from US$3 thousand to US$30 thousand. The closing date for applications is 29 October 2014. Link

Garden Club of America – Support for Tropical Botany and Horticulture

posted Sep 11, 2014, 6:17 PM by Jan Laarman

The GCA offers several grants, prizes, and fellowships for students enrolled at universities in the USA, including some awards that have a tropical focus. The GCA Awards in Tropical Botany are open to PhD candidates (application deadline is 15 January). The Lou McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Horticulture is restricted to U.S. citizens who are graduate students or advanced undergraduate students (deadline is 15 January). The Anne Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany is open to PhD students and recent PhD graduates (deadline is 01 February). Applicants should review all programs, criteria, and deadlines.  Link

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) -- African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Consortium (AGRODEP), Call for Research 2014

posted Sep 1, 2014, 10:13 AM by Jan Laarman

AGRODEP is an initiative led by the International Food Policy Research Institute in collaboration with several partners to study strategic development and the debate about agricultural growth and policy facing African countries. The selected topic of the 2014 Gaps in Research Grant is “Using trade for development.” All researchers and research organizations in and outside of Africa are invited to apply, including AGRODEP members. Proposals should range from US$10 thousand to US$15 thousand. The application deadline is 12 September 2014. Link

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) -- Ecosystem Services and Agricultural Development in the Nile Basin and East Africa

posted Sep 1, 2014, 10:01 AM by Jan Laarman

The CGIAR's program on Water, Land, and Ecosystems will fund research that addresses ecosystem services and agricultural development in the Nile Basin and East Africa. Priority areas of interest are: (i) The impact of infrastructure development (dams, roads, irrigation, etc.) on ecosystems and agriculture; (ii) Achieving sustainable land management in highly degraded areas; and (iii) The role of women and youth in agricultural intensification and ecosystem management. Funding is open to all institutions interested in research for development in the Nile Basin and East Africa. The maximum grant per project is US$700 thousand for two years. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is 22 September 2014. Link

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) -- Short-Term Training and Research at CGIAR Research Centers

posted Sep 1, 2014, 9:40 AM by Jan Laarman

The Climate Food and Farming (CLIFF) Research Network invites applications from students from developing countries currently enrolled in PhD programs for short-term scientific training and research stays at CGIAR research centers. Applicants should have a background in agriculture and climate change research, and an interest in mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. CLIFF especially seeks students with experience in crop-livestock systems. Grants are up to US$10 thousand for stays of 3-4 months to take place in 2015. The application deadline is 30 September 2014. Link

Horticulture Innovation Lab -- Collaborative Research on Horticulture

posted Sep 1, 2014, 9:34 AM by Jan Laarman

The University of California at Davis, with funding provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, manages the "Feed the Future" Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Horticulture. The program invites full proposals for horticultural research projects related to post-harvest handling, nutrition, and gender/social equity. It will fund three projects, one on each topic, with funding of US$1.5 million to US$2 million over the life of each project. Applications are accepted from principal investigators who work at U.S. public universities who have partners in the countries of "Feed the Future" (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Senegal, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia). The deadline for proposals is 30 September 2014. Link

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) -- Research on Sustainable Mariculture in the Western Indian Ocean

posted Sep 1, 2014, 9:25 AM by Jan Laarman

WIOMSA calls for research proposals on “Mariculture Growth for Income Generation, Employment, and Food Security in the Western Indian Ocean Region." Grants will support (i) An institutional framework for sustainable mariculture development, and (ii) Sustainable mariculture technologies. Proposals can be submitted by an institution, or a consortium of institutions, led by a scientist in the Western Indian Ocean region. Grants are up to US$250 thousand over two years for framework development, and up to US$450 thousand over three years for mariculture technologies. Matching funds of at least 20% are required. The deadline for submitting full proposals is 08 October 2014. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Agricultural Research and Development in Haiti

posted Sep 1, 2014, 9:14 AM by Jan Laarman

USAID seeks applications to advance agricultural research and development in Haiti through its program "Feed the Future." Funding will support increased agricultural productivity, as well as strengthened agricultural extension and demonstration. The program is open to non‐governmental organizations at local, national, and international levels. USAID will provide approximately US$14 million for one award. Funding Opportunity AID-OAA-SOL-14-000170. The deadline for applications is 03 November 2014. Link

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