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UK Economic and Social Research Council -- UK/Brazil Collaboration in Social Science Research

posted May 20, 2015, 3:00 AM by Site Manager

Several agencies in the UK and Brazil call for joint research which will contribute to the economic development and welfare of Brazil. The two themes are Healthy Urban Living, and the Food-Water-Energy Nexus. Proposals should aim to include effective interdisciplinary approaches to address these complex and connected issues. The deadline for proposals is 02 July 2015. Link

Campus France -- Program SIAM 2016

posted May 20, 2015, 2:55 AM by Site Manager

France and Thailand administer SIAM to promote French-Thai research collaboration in subject areas that include energy, ecology and biodiversity, agriculture, and others. SIAM is a program of mobility grants to cover air transportation and related travel expenses. The application deadline is 15 July 2015. Link

Toyota Foundation -- Research Grants 2015

posted May 20, 2015, 2:47 AM by Site Manager

The Toyota Foundation supports a Research Grants Program on the general theme of "Exploring New Values for Society." Grants are made to organizations (joint research projects) as well as to individuals. The Foundation solicits ambitious projects that are founded on creative concepts reflecting a youthful perspective, and whose results can help change people's ways of thinking, leading to actions that bring about solutions to the issues faced.There are no restrictions by nationality, affiliation, academic background, or area of residence. Past grants in this program include several in areas related to agriculture, environment, and natural resources. The application deadline is 04 September 2015. Link

Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement -- Nominations 2015

posted May 20, 2015, 2:41 AM by Site Manager

This is an annual prize of US$200 thousand to recognize exceptional accomplishments in environmental science, energy, or medicine. The Tyler Prize can be awarded to living individuals or public or private institutions anywhere in the world. Several past prize winners have been distinguished in scientific and technical areas such as the global nitrogen cycle, global biodiversity assessments, wastewater treatment in developing countries, and others relevant to the link between environment and development. The closing date for nominations is 11 September 2015. Link

Yves Rocher Foundation -- Terre des Femmes 2015

posted May 20, 2015, 2:38 AM by Site Manager

The Yves Rocher Foundation annually sponsors "Women of the Earth" to honor women in France and selected other countries for their achievements in environmental awareness, conservation, and solidarity. Past awards include several for project work in the developing countries. Prizes range from €3 thousand to €10 thousand. The closing date for applications in France is 30 September 2015 (candidates in other countries should check their closing dates). Link

Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO)-- Grassroots Agriculture, Climate Change, and Natural Resources

posted May 20, 2015, 2:23 AM by Site Manager

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 offices, each of which defines specific focus areas. Civil society organizations that want to inquire about partnering with ICCO should make contact at the regional level. Link

Nippon Foundation -- Overseas Grant Programs

posted May 20, 2015, 2:18 AM by Site Manager

The Nippon Foundation makes its overseas grants to nonprofit organizations based outside of Japan. This refers to local, regional, and international NGOs and other nonprofit organizations, including educational and research institutions. Past projects and education/training include examples in small-scale agriculture and natural resources. There is no minimum or maximum grant size. Link

AuthorAID -- Online Course in Research Writing and Proposal Writing

posted May 11, 2015, 12:28 AM by Site Manager

AuthorAID announces an online course in research writing and proposal writing. The main topics are: (i) writing research papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals; and (ii) writing grant proposals to seek funding for research. The course is for researchers living and working in eligible developing countries, with emphasis on early-career researchers. The application deadline is 20 May 2015. Link

Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) -- International Training in Strategic Environmental Assessment for Asians

posted May 11, 2015, 12:01 AM by Site Manager

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The Asia program includes a course on strategic environmental assessment for qualified participants from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The training will be provided in two parts, first in Sweden and then Vietnam. The closing date for applications is 01 June 2015. Link

International Social Science Council -- Sustainable Urbanization and Environment

posted May 10, 2015, 11:54 PM by Site Manager

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from early-career social scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows and participate in a World Social Science Seminar in South Africa on the theme of “Urban governance to tackle urban poverty and environmental sustainability.” The seminar's emphasis will be the interface of science and policy. The ISSC will cover travel and subsistence costs for up to 20 individuals selected as World Social Science Fellows. The application deadline is 08 June 2015. Link

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