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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Conserving the Guinean Forests of West Africa

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites letters of inquiry for large grants (minimum budget US$50 thousand per project) in support of conservation in the Guinean forests of West Africa. Grants under this call can be made to NGOs, private enterprises, universities and research institutes. The eligible countries are Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Applicants can apply in English or French using the templates provided in the announcement. The closing date is 20 March 2020. Link to the call



Earth Journalism Network — Asia-Pacific Investigative Environmental Story Grants

The Earth Journalism Network makes investigative reporting grants to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity, or explore new conservation-based solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Story ideas that uncover corruption, address the safety of environmental defenders and call out business practices that are impacting negatively on the environment and the lives of local communities are particularly welcome. Eligibility for funding extends to journalists (online, print, television) and other expert media practitioners with a track record of reporting on environmental issues. For this grant, applications from South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific region are accepted. The application deadline is 31 March 2020. Investigative Environmental Story Grants

Nordic Africa Institute — Grants for Guest Researchers from Africa 2020

The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) provides funding to social science researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa for short-term collaborative assignments at the NAI in Uppsala, Sweden. Female researchers are especially encouraged to apply. The scholarship includes travel (economy class), accommodation, a subsistence allowance of SEK400 per day plus an installation grant of SEK2,500. The thematic research programs include the topics of economic growth, poverty alleviation, sustainable livelihoods, climate change, and sustainable development, among others. The application deadline is 01 April 2020. Link

UNESCO and the International Center for Sustainable Energy Development — Training in Russia on Energy Resources

UNESCO in collaboration with the ISEDC in Russia offers 20 fellowships for a one-month program of capacity-building in sustainable and renewable energy. The program in October 2020 is open to applicants from developing countries and countries in transition that are UNESCO member states. Instruction will be in English. The application deadline is 03 April 2020. Find the fellowship

Swedish International Development Agency — Training Workshop: Applied Land Governance (Africa)

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. Sida invites professionals from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia to apply for the advanced training program “Applied Land Governance, Land Valuation.” The overall objective of this program is to strengthening the ability of all course participants to design and lead internal change processes within their organization that enable sustainable organizational change toward gender equality. Sida will cover costs related to all three program phases except personal expenses, visa fees or any local airport taxes and departure fees. The closing date for applications is 05 April 2020. Find the Training Program

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution — Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship

WHOI invites professional science writers, journalists, producers, and editors from all around the world to apply for the one-week residential Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship. The program is designed to introduce science journalists to the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging fields of oceanography and ocean engineering through seminars, laboratory visits, and brief field expeditions. WHOI covers room and board during the program. Fellows will receive a travel allowance of US$1,200. The application deadline is 17 April 2020. More about how to apply

Heineken Africa Foundation — Water, Sanitation, and Health for Africa

The Heineken Africa Foundation funds projects to improve mother/child care, and projects for water, sanitation, and health (WASH). The support extends to projects in Sub-Saharan African countries where Heineken has a local operating presence. For each project a partnership is created between the Foundation, the local Heineken brewery and a local or international NGO. The Foundation provides funding and administrative assistance. Grants are up to €175 thousand per year for a maximum of five years. The next deadline for proposal submission is 01 May 2020. Find details

Annie’s Homegrown — Scholarships for Sustainable Agriculture

Annie’s Homegrown Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students studying at an accredited college or graduate school in the US. Students must be focusing their studies on sustainable and regenerative agriculture. International students may apply as long as they are studying at an eligible institution in the US. Funds are intended for school needs, such as room and board, books, and tuition. The application deadline is 15 May 2020. Information about the scholarship