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United Nations Development Program — Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects for Marine Protected Areas

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) invites submissions for the call for proposals on Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Projects for Marine Protected Areas in the Republic of Mauritius. The call aims to mainstream the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services into coastal zone management. Eligibility extends to non-governmental organizations  in the Republic of Mauritius and Rodrigues. Proposal amounts should be of a maximum of US$50 thousand. The deadline for submissions is 10 June 2019. More about the call for proposals

RMTI University — Scholarships 2019

The RMTI University offers scholarships for international students undertaking a degree at the University’s College of Science, Engineering and Health. Courses in the Science department include environmental science, food science, biological sciences, among others. Eligible candidates must be citizens of Indonesia, Malaysia or Singapore that achieve a minimum of  70% average in their highest level of education award. The scholarship total value is AU$10 thousand. The deadline for applications is 14 June 2019 (Semester 2 2019), and 15 January 2020 (Semester 1 2020). Find out more

European Commission — Support to Zambia Energy Sector

The European Commission invites proposals for the Support to Zambia Energy Sector: Increased Access to Electricity and Renewable Energy Production (IAEREP) Program. The aim of the program is to increase access to affordable, reliable and modern energy for all in Zambia. Eligible lead-applicants must be established in a Member State of the European Union or in other countries eligible under the 11th EDF. The maximum budget amounts are: Lot 1 €2 million; Lot 2 €6 million; and Lot 3 €2 million The deadline for submissions is 24 June 2019. Link

Outdoor Hunt — Annual Scholarship Awards 2019

Outdoor Hunt invites application for the Annual Scholarship Awards 2019. Participants are asked to write an original article on “Benefits of Trekking” of about 800-1000 words (min 800 words) in the English language. The prize is open to both postgraduate and undergraduate of college in any stream. Three winners get prizes of US$1 thousand (1st Prize), US$500 (2nd prize), and US$300 (3rd Prize). Applications close on 25 June 2019. About the award

Unilever — Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards invite nominations of individuals ages 18 to 35 anywhere in the world who have initiatives, products, or services that address sustainability challenges in three categories. The categories are ‘improve people’s health and well-being’; ‘improve the health of the planet’; and ‘contribute to a fairer and more socially inclusive world’. Unilever will recognise up to eight winners in 2019, each of whom will be awarded a cash prize in addition to one-to-one mentoring support for a year. The overall winner will receive the “HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize” of €50 thousand, the remaining winners will each receive a €8.5 thousand cash award. The deadline for nominations is 30 June 2019. Link

Woodard & Curran Foundation — Water Impact Grant

The Woodard & Curran Foundation funds innovative projects that apply or advances technology by addressing water issues (e.g. water, wastewater, stormwater).  One total grant of US$100 thousand will be awarded over three consecutive years. Eligibility extends to US-based non-profit organizations. The proposed project can be located outside the U.S. (including local partners) but should demonstrate U.S. benefit. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. Find details

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research — John Dillon Fellowships

ACIAR awards the John Dillon Fellowships to agricultural scientists or economists from our partner countries and Australia. The fellowships aim to support the professional development of outstanding mid-career agricultural scientists, economists and researchers. Key features of the program are: a 4-6 week residential stay in Australia, a 1-week hosting period with an Australian organisation, formal training, program of visits to engage with various Australian institutions, and exposure to relevant researchers, industry experts and professionals. ACIAR funds fifteen individual John Dillon fellowships. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. Link

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa — Call for Funding

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) invites applications for funding support for innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholder platforms to scale agricultural technologies in Africa. The call aims to provide support to existing or new innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholders platforms. Proposals must include youth and woman. The grants are up to US$20 thousand for a period of two years. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. About the call

US Department of Agriculture — Conservation Innovation Grants

The US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced the Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of conservation approaches and technologies towards soil and grazing land health, and water quality. Eligibility extends to non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals for projects carried out in the Pacific Islands Area locations including the state of Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Projects may be between one and three years in duration, with a maximum budget of  US$75 thousand. The closing date for applications is 12 July 2019. More about the grants

US Department of Labor — Equal Access to Quality Jobs for Women and Girls in Agriculture

The US Department of Labor announces the fund (EQUAL) to assist  projects in Colombia that economically empower vulnerable women and girls in agriculture. The project must work within the agricultural sector in sugarcane, including unrefined brown sugar, and in cut flowers around specific geographical areas in Colombia. US and Non-US based organisations are eligible to apply to a maximum of US$5 million total costs in the form of a cooperative agreement. The deadline for applications is 19 July 2019. More info