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IIDEA — Regional Integration Projects in East Africa

IIDEA invites organizations from East Africa to submit small-scale regional integration projects in agriculture, and other themes. Projects should focus on the needs of Youth and Women in the region. Financial support may range from US$10 thousand to US$50 thousand. Projects have to be implemented within a 12-month time-frame. Applications must be received not later than 30 July 2019. Click here to know more

World Hunger Fighters Foundation — Fellowship for African Youths

The World Hunger Fighters Foundation seeks applications for the Borlaug-Adesina Fellowship. The fellowship program is aimed at African youths between the ages of 21 and 30 years old. The fellows will be invited to attend the WHFF Africa Youth Institute at the World Food Prize Foundation in Iowa (USA). The deadline for applications is 31 July 2019. Click here

UNESCO — Plastic Initiative Award & Photo Contest

UNESCO Bangkok invites schools, universities and other institutions to apply for the Plastic Initiative Award. Educational institutions from the Asia-Pacific region with established projects related to reuse/reduce/recycle, plastic waste management and innovations to solve the plastic pollution issues are eligible. The winner will receive a trophy and publicity. Furthermore, the winner will be invited to the Donor/Fundraising event (September 2019) at the National Science Museum of Thailand to give a presentation. The Award is complemented by the Plastic Initiative Photography Contest. The submission deadline is 31 July 2019. About the award

United Nations Development Programme — African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), invites applications for the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme. The program aims to train and develop the new generation of young African women leaders and experts in designing and implementing development programs in the context of the SDGs and Agenda 2063. A total of 20 women will be selected for a 12-month assignment with UNDP at Headquarters in New York or in a regional or country office. The fellowship will cover expenses related to travel, medical insurance, accommodation, and living costs. Applicants must be nationals of an AU Member State and be under 34 years old. The deadline for applications is 01 August 2019. Here

GreenHouse Capital — GreenHouse Lab Accelerator for Female Focused Tech Companies

GreenHouse Lab is a three-month accelerator focused on early-stage technology start-ups across Africa. Participants receive entrepreneurship training, US$100 thousand and access to a global network of mentors and investors. Start-ups must be female-led or female focused. Eligible sectors include agribusiness, clean energy, water, and many others. Applications have to be submitted by 04 August 2019. About GreenHouse Lab

Organic Farming Research Foundation — Organic Farming Research Grants 2020

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) offers funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and agricultural and research communities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Priorities are research on soil health; weed control; pest management; livestock health; climate change; social science research; and research on critical issues. OFRF particularly encourages farmers, ranchers, graduate students, early-career researchers, veterans, and extension personnel to consider applying for funding. Grants are up to US$20 thousand for one year. The next deadline for Letters of Intent (LOIs) is 16 August 2019. Find proposal information

United Nations University — ProSPER.Net Leadership Program 2019

The UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability is the Secretariat for ProSPER.Net (Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Network) in the Asia-Pacific region. The ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme helps its participants to develop interdisciplinary skills for sustainable development initiatives in local, regional, or global contexts. This year’s theme is ‘Engineering Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Towards Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region’. Individuals from the Asia-Pacific region interested and working in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management are invited to apply. Fellowships to cover the costs of participation are available. The deadline for applications is 18 August 2019. More here

U.S. Department of State — Global Innovation through Science and Technology

The U.S. Department of State announces the notice of funding opportunity for the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative. GIST supports projects that strengthen young innovators and entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries by connecting them with American businesses and experts. Proposed projects must address in-country training activities and pitch competitions; interactive online activities; early-stage investment networks; and website maintenance. Funding of US$1 million will be made available. Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit organizations and educational institutions. Foreign organizations will not be considered for this competition. The application deadline is 30 August 2019. Link

UNESCO — Ethics of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

UNESCO seeks nominations for the Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science 2019 with a special thematic focus on climate change and environmental sustainability. The prize consists of a gold medal, a certificate, and US$50 thousand. The prize may be conferred upon individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations. Nominations are accepted in English and French. The deadline for the submission of candidates is 09 September 2019. Nominate here

Australian Government — Australian Aid: Friendship Grants (Round 2)

The Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program supports organisations from across Australia and provides funding for aid activities in the Indo-Pacific. Eligible Australian community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding of AU$30 thousand to AU$60 thousand in three annual grant rounds. The program funds development activities that strengthen an overseas community’s capacity or socio-economic situation and improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people. Past winners include projects in rural agriculture and forestry, as well as various humanitarian issues. The deadline for project submission is 10 September 2019. Friendship Grants