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Acumen Fund -- Global Fellows Program 2016

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:44 AM by Site Manager

The Acumen Fund aims to support next-generation leaders to help create solutions to global poverty. Several past Fellows have focused on topics in agriculture, renewable energy, water supply, and related topics. The program offers group capacity building and individual assignments to field projects. Priority is for candidates who have 3 - 5 years of work experience and a graduate degree. Other qualifications are presented in the call for applications. There are no nationality restrictions. The application period closes 08 December 2015. Link

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) -- Regional Asia Environment Conference Support Program

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:35 AM by Site Manager

With support from the Government of Sweden, SEI sponsors events that focus on environmentally sustainable development, gender equality, and poverty reduction in Southeast Asia. Events should build new knowledge and leadership; strengthen existing capacity; enhance and foster networks and partnerships; and generate new collaborations and undertakings in ways that are gender-responsive. Recipient organizations should be based in Asia or, if they are based outside the region, be addressing issues relevant to Asia. SEI invites concept notes that preferably bring together representatives from government, the private sector, civil society, and researchers. The program has the following deadlines for concept notes: 31 December; 31 March; 30 June; and 30 September. Link

Swedish Institute -- Visby Scholarships for PhD Studies and Postdoctoral Research

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:24 AM by Site Manager

The Visby Scholarships provide PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all fields of study related to collaboration in the Baltic Sea Region. The program is open to citizens of Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine. About 40 Visby scholarships will be offered for 2016/2017. The application deadline is 16 January 2016. Link

Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation -- Grants 2016

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:14 AM by Site Manager

The Polden-Puckham Foundation funds UK organizations for projects to promote peace and sustainable security -- and environmental sustainability -- including for international projects. Most grants are up to £10 thousand per year for projects lasting up to three years. The next deadline for applications is 15 February 2016. Link

World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) -- African Research Cooperation with Germany 2016

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:10 AM by Site Manager

Through the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits, post-doctoral researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa make cooperation visits to institutes in Germany. The visits are limited to three months, with the aim of promoting longer-term collaboration. Preference is for young PhD-level scientists, particularly women. The application deadline is 31 March 2016. Link

Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) -- International Training Programs 2016

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:06 AM by Site Manager

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The programs include courses in the following subject areas in year 2016: (i) Strategic environmental assessment, Asia Programmes, with submission deadline of 22 April 2016; (ii) Strategic environmental assessment, Africa Programmes, with submission deadline of 12 May 2016. Information about course content and eligibility are included with each course description. Note: Interested individuals should follow the website for additional courses that may be announced. Link

Indian National Academy of Sciences -- JRD-Tata Fellowships for Visiting Scientists from Developing Countries

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:04 AM by Site Manager

India's National Science Academy administers the JRD-Tata Fellowships to support visiting scientists from the developing world and promote South-South cooperation. The program is open to applicants from developing countries (except India) younger than age 45, and who possess doctorate or masters degrees in science or equivalent degrees in engineering/medicine. Past participants have included several in agriculture, biological sciences, and geo-sciences. The fellowship is for three months and includes transportation, maintenance allowance, accommodation, and contingencies. The application deadlines are 30 April and 31 October of each year. Link

Trust for Mutual Understanding -- U.S. Environmental Collaboration with Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern and Southern Europe

posted Nov 23, 2015, 5:02 AM by Site Manager

The Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU) makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the USA for environmental projects in collaboration with partners in Russia, Central Asia, and Eastern and Southern Europe. TMU supports professional exchanges and capacity building, together with jointly managed research and field projects. The deadlines for initial inquiries are 01 May and 01 November of each year. Link

Alcoa Foundation -- Grants for Environment

posted Nov 23, 2015, 4:53 AM by Site Manager

The Alcoa Foundation makes grants for environment and education to serve communities in countries where Alcoa has production facilities or administrative offices. The Foundation funds projects to reduce materials use, recycle products, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote sustainable energy, manage ecosystems and biodiversity, and protect water resources. Interested organizations make their grant requests through their local Alcoa facility. Link

Asia Foundation -- Grants for Environment

posted Nov 23, 2015, 4:50 AM by Site Manager

The Foundation makes grants in a wide variety of program areas, including Environment. Thematic interests in Environment include natural resource management and use; water resource management and trans-boundary water sharing; climate change adaptation and resilience; disaster preparedness and risk reduction; urban environmental issues; and women and the environment. The Foundation makes most of its grants to organizations based in the Asia-Pacific region. Letters of inquiry may be submitted at any time. Link

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