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UN Framework Convention on Climate Change — Training Program on Greenhouse Gases

UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT is a professional training on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories to national experts from developing countries. The goal is to enhance the technical capacity of individuals and to improve the overall competency in reporting and in contributing to climate action. The four-week intensive training course will begin on 22 July and be held in the Republic of Korea. Current government officials, consultants and researchers in the fields of greenhouse gas emissions, emission reductions, and climate change are encouraged to apply. Participants will be provided a return ticket from and to their home countries, as well as room and board for the duration of the training. Applications have to be sent by 10 May 2019. More about the training course

U.S. Agency for International Development — Small Town WASH Activity

USAID/Nigeria seeks applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the “Small Town WASH Activity” program. The goal of this activity is to facilitate the economic recovery of select crisis-affected communities in North-Eastern Nigeria and to increase their capacities to sustainably provide essential WASH services. Funding for this activity ranges from US$ 1 million to US$8 million. Qualified U.S. and non-U.S. NGOs and for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Applications of local organizations are encouraged and international organizations are encouraged to seek local partners. The application deadline is 14 May 2019. More

Universitas Gadjah Mada — Gadjah Mada International Fellowship

The Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) offers a scholarship to international students from ASEAN member countries (excluding Indonesia), South Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan that demonstrate the need of financial assistance. Study courses include agriculture, forestry, biology, and veterinary medicine. The GMIF program covers tuition fees, living allowance, international airfare, and thesis research of Rp10 million for the Master Program and Rp15 million for the Doctoral Program. The application deadline is 22 May 2019. More info

U.S. Agency for International Development — Feed-the-Future Nigeria Rural Resilience Activity

The Rural Resilience activity aims to enable individuals and communities to engage in strong and sustainable market systems rather than continuing to rely on humanitarian assistance. Proposed projects need to provide livelihoods and employment opportunities, build capacity and stimulate market systems growth with focus on nutrition-sensitive agriculture and natural resource management. Over the course of five year, USAID will provide US$30 million in funding. Eligibility is not restricted however, local organizations are encouraged to apply and international organizations are encouraged to seek local partners. The application deadline is 30 May 2019. Details

Caterpillar Foundation — Grants for Environment and Basic Needs

Internationally, the Caterpillar Foundation has supported projects in tropical forest conservation and afforestation; water and sanitation; food and agriculture; alternative (low-carbon) transportation systems; urban waste recycling; and other themes related to environment and natural resources. The Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations such as development NGOs, universities and institutes, foundations, museums, conservation groups, and others. Most grants are in communities in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe where Caterpillar has an active presence. Applicants answer a series of questions about their eligibility in order to apply. The 2019 grant cycle closes 31 May 2019. More

3ie — Bursaries for attending the Evidence to Action Conference 2019

The AEN secretariat and 3ie offer bursaries to Africans for attending the Evidence to Action Conference 2019 Conference in Ghana. The 2019 conference program will focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Applicants from the MENA or Sub-Saharan Africa region can apply for a full bursary after submitting an abstract. The bursaries cover the cost of conference registration, air travel, and accommodation, or a partial bursary which is a waiver of the conference registration fee only. The deadline to submit abstracts is 31 May 2019 (extended deadline). Find out more

Government of China — Hubei Provincial Scholarships in China 2019

The Government of China offers scholarships for PhD, Masters and Bachelor degrees. The scholarships are offered to students from all nationalities (except chinese) for any subject taught in universities participating in Hubei Provincial scholarship program. (Note: This may include several topics and themes of the Terra Viva Grant Directory.) Scholarship funding varies according to category, ranging from ¥10 thousand to ¥20 thousand per year. The deadline for applications is 01 June 2019. About the scholarships

European Commission — Efficient Use of Water in the Mediterranean Region

The European Commission seeks demonstration projects that promote the efficient use of water in urban and rural areas. The objective of this call is to identify, test and showcase innovative solutions that have the potential to be scaled up and that lead to the efficient use of water in the Southern Mediterranean region. Grants requested under this call must fall between €500 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in the European Union. Applications from eligible partner countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, and Tunisia) are welcome. The deadline for applications is 04 June 2019. Find the call

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Central Africa

The U.S. government seeks to reduce the ability of criminal groups to profit from poaching and trafficking of protected animals and their body parts originating in or transiting Central Africa. Proposed projects should be designed to strengthen the capacity of wildlife-related institutions and actors in Angola, Chad, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Nigeria, Guinea, and Gabon. The total funding amount is not to exceed US$2.8 million. Eligibility for funding extends to US and foreign based non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 17 June 2019. Link

U.S. Department of State — Countering Wildlife Trafficking Through Canine Detection

The goal of this program is to improve and increase abilities to interdict illegal wildlife products in Africa through the use of canine detection. Projects must enhance and operate wildlife detection dog programs at key transit points in Africa to interdict illegal wildlife products. Organizations wishing to apply to this NOFO must have a proven track record of creating and running successful detection dog programs. The total funding amount is not to exceed US$1 million. Eligibility for funding extends to US and foreign based non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 19 June 2019. Opportunity details