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Rebranding Africa Forum — Innovation Challenge for Africa

Innovation Time, the presentation session of the Rebranding Africa Forum, seeks applications from African innovators with solutions to one or more of the Millennium Development Goals. The award is open to solutions with social impact oriented towards Africa. The winner receives €5 thousand. Applications have to be received by 31 July 2019. About Innovation Time

GSMA — Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains

The GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains seeks digital solutions to improve smallholders’ financial inclusion, livelihood and climate resilience. Projects should be implemented in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia. Funding of up to £220 thousand per project is available, as well as mentoring, and project support. The Fund prioritizes enterprise services targeted at organisations (e.g. agribusiness, cooperatives, etc.). Concept notes have to be submitted by 31 July 2019. More

British Council — Small Grants for Research Collaboration with South Asia

The British Council Small-Scale Research Project Scheme provides funding (up to £5 thousand) for early-career researchers in the UK and countries in South Asia. The funding is intended for collaborative research projects in the theme water (e.g. water resource management, water health and sanitation, water cooperation and diplomacy), among others. Partnerships must be formed between a UK university/research institute and a university/research institute in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2019. Find detailed information

Earth Journalism Network — Environmental Data Journalism Workshop for Indonesian Journalists

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and Resource Watch seek applications from Indonesian journalists for a workshop in Jakarta (26 and 27 August 2019). Participants will learn how to discover, use and visualize open data in their environmental reporting. Journalists should be based in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, or Bekasi and have a record of reporting on scientific, environmental, natural resource management and/or infrastructural development topics. Selected participants will be provided with meals and a travel allowance during the course of the workshop. The application deadline is 01 August 2019. Know more

European Commission — Entrepreneurship for Food Security in Honduras

The European Commission seeks to promote entrepreneurs (startups) with innovative solutions that improve the food and nutritional security in Honduras. Priority areas include mitigating the negative effects of climate change and unsustainable use of energy and natural resources. The grant amount requested under this call must be €826 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, including, but not limited to, scientific and academic institutions. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 02 August 2019. Click here

Corra Foundation — Climate Justice Innovation Funding

The Climate Justice Innovation Fund (CJIF) is open to any Scottish-based organisation, working in partnership with in-country partner(s), to support the delivery of climate justice-related projects in Malawi, Zambia or Rwanda. Projects can apply for up to £125 thousand over 16 months. The closing date for applications is 09 August 2019. Call Guidance & Documentation

European Commission — Resilience to Climate Change in Madagascar

The European Commission seeks to support sustainable agricultural development and contribute to the improvement of the food security and the resilience to climatic hazards of rural households in Madagascar. Any grant application under this call must fall between the minimum and maximum amounts of €700 thousand and €3.28 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in the European Union, or in one of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States, or in one of the least developed countries. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 11 September 2019. Find this call

Nikon — International Small World Competition 2020

The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. Each year, the top 20 prize-winners are exhibited at numerous museums and science centers throughout the United States and Canada. The Top 3 winners will receive up to US$3 thousand. Only photomicrographs are eligible. Entries must be received no later than 30 April 2020. Know more

Heliconia Society International — Small Grants for Student Research

The Heliconia Society International makes small grants supporting research on any aspects of the botany and horticulture of the Zingiberales conducted by graduate and post-doctoral students enrolled at recognized universities and research institutions. Annual grants are US$1,000. Awardees will also receive one year’s free membership to the HSI, and a summary of their research proposal will be published in the HSI Bulletin. There is no deadline to apply. Read more