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Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade — Water for Women (WASH) Research Awards

The Water for Women Fund aims to improve health, gender equality, and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities. Research organisations are invited to submit proposals for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Research Awards. Applications must be submitted by research organisations or institutions (individual researchers are not eligible). The Funding Round is open to Australian and international non-profit institutions or organisations. Applicants may request between AU$100 thousand and AU$400 thousand per year for up to two years. Proposals should be submitted by 20 December 2019. Water for Women

U.S. Department of Agriculture — Borlaug Cocoa Fellowships 2019

The USDA invites applications for the 2019 Borlaug Cocoa Fellowships. The program aims to provide fellows with the skills and knowledge in the production and marketing of cocoa and cocoa products. Fellows from eligible countries in West Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean work with a mentor at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service or a U.S. university for up to 12 weeks. The U.S. mentor later visits the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. The research priorities vary by region and country. The application deadline is 31 December 2018. Learn about the program

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — Sustainable Water Management

The SDC calls for proposals for projects on sustainable water management for a water-secure world by applying nature based solutions for water. The proposed projects under this call should focus on Latin America, Africa and the Balkans. Eligibility extends to businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments. Applicants may request between CHF 2.5 million and CHF 3.5 million for 3 years (1st phase, followed by a possible 2nd and 3rd phase). Applications are due by 21 January 2019. Find out more

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — Improved Water Quality in Sub-Saharan Africa

SDC supports projects that improve the overall health and environment of the target populations through sustainable management and monitoring of water-related pollution by industrial activities. The project should focus on a river basin and/or work along the supply chain of a multinational company or a specific industry sector across Sub-saharan Africa. Applicants may request between CHF 1.5 million and CHF 2 million for 3 years (1st phase, followed by a possible 2nd and 3rd phase). Eligibility extends to businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments. Applications have to be submitted by 21 January 2019. More

Swedish International Development Agency — Training on Healthy Livestock and Safe Food

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. Organizations in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania, and Uganda are invited to nominate candidates for the 12-months Training Programme ‘Healthy Livestock and Safe Food’. The overall objective of this programme is to reduce poverty and vulnerability among smallholder farmers. Candidates representing government organisations, private companies or NGOs at national, regional or local level are encouraged to apply. The training will take place in Sweden. Sida will cover costs related to all programme phases except personal expenses, visa fees or any local airport taxes and departure fees. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2019. More about the training program

Famae — Cleaner and Accessible Water Challenge

The company Famae seeks an idea, product or service from all over the world to preserve water and make it more accessible to everyone. Solutions should be pragmatic, efficient, durable, and money-saving to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. Individuals, teams, businesses, government entities, universities and organizations are eligible to apply. The maximum award is €2 million which may be allocated to a single exceptional project to cover the production of a prototype. Applications will be accepted until 15 February 2019. Find the terms and conditions

Chinese Academy of Sciences — PhD Fellowships in China 2019

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) jointly invite applications for the CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellowship Programme to pursue PhD studies in China. The participating institutions are the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; the University of Science and Technology of China; and CAS institutes around China. Eligible fields of study include agricultural sciences, various fields of agricultural sciences, biology, and other areas of the natural sciences and engineering. The programme will award up to 200 scholarships to non-Chinese applicants worldwide. The maximum age of applicants is 35. The application deadline is 31 March 2019. Opportunity

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden — Conservation Support Fund 2019

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden (USA) makes grants for field conservation; habitat management; conservation education; ex situ captive breeding; animal health and welfare; and other themes in wildlife research and conservation. Grants generally range from US$1 thousand to US$5 thousand. The annual application deadline is 01 June. About the Conservation Fund

Commission for Environmental Cooperation — Monarch Conservation Toolbox

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) offers website aimed at increasing participation in conservation efforts for Monarch butterfly conservation. Farmers, landowners and the general public can explore opportunities to receive financial support to create and/or preserve monarch habitat in Canada, Mexico and the United States. There is no specific deadline. Each incentive program has different eligibility criteria and submission requirements. Explore the incentive programs