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Climate Tracker — Sustainability Solutions Stories Fellowship

Climate Tracker seeks journalists to report on sustainability challenges such as tourism, agriculture, water, and other aspects. Successful applicants will enjoy a 6-month fellowship covering the challenges and opportunities surrounding sustainability in their country/region. Fellows receive coaching and mentoring plus a US$150 stipend per month for the duration of their fellowship to cover expenses. Applicants have to have at least one year of journalism experience. There are no geographical restrictions. The application deadline is 26 June 2020. Hurry

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association — Emerging Scientist Award

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) invites nominations for the WIOMSA Emerging Scientist Award. The award recognizes significant achievements and outstanding contributions made by emerging scientists for research in coastal and marine sciences. Eligible candidates should be early to mid-career scientist. The prize consists of a plaque and free WIOMSA membership for 3 years. The deadline for submission of nominations is 30 June 2020. Link

Geres – Women’s Entrepreneurship

Geres is an international development NGO which works to improve the living conditions of the poorest and tackle climate change and its impacts. Geres seeks to promote women’s entrepreneurship by scaling-up entrepreneurs and value chains involved in energy access in Mali, Morocco, and Myanmar. This call for expressions of interest is aimed at identifying up to four consultants (ideally three national consultants) to develop a country-based gender strategy sensitive to the specificities of each region. The budget to create a strategy is €30 thousand. Expressions of interest have to be submitted by 01 July 2020. Find the call document

The Spindle — Digital Innovations for Africa, Asia and Latin America

The Spindle seeks the 30 most inspiring Digital Innovations from all over the world and from all types of organizations who are working towards a sustainable, just and inclusive world. The digital innovation or technology should contribute to closer cooperation between organisations working on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The 30 selected participants have the chance to record a pitch video with a professional filmmaker and will present their product during the Partos Innovation Festival (October 2020) to potential partners and investors. Applications can be submitted until 10 July 2020. Note: This opportunity is “first-come, first-served!” (the first 100 applications will be taken into account). About

U.S. Mission to South Africa — Empowering Girls in STEM

The U.S. Mission to South Africa announces an open competition for non-profit organizations and academic institutions to submit applications to develop and implement a program that will encourage young women in South Africa to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The project should focus on girls between the ages of 8 to 13 and recruit female scientists who can talk about their own careers and experiences as professionals while serving as mentors and presenters. The total program funding is US$12 thousand. Applications have to be submitted by 15 July 2020. Link

Pan African Climate Justice Alliance — African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards

The African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards aim to incentivize and create a critical mass of journalists reporting on the area of climate change and environment. The 2020 ACCER Awards contest theme is “Making Climate Action a Way of Life.” The award defines five categories for the submission of in-depth climate stories. The competition is open to all journalists from Africa working for established media houses, private or public-sector media. Freelance journalists and bloggers are also eligible. The application deadline is 17 July 2020. ACCER Awards 2020

Government of India — Call for Research and Development Projects

The BRICS Young Scientist Forum seeks to strengthen existing bilateral and multilateral relations as well as cooperation among its member countries Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. BRICS invites proposals from young scientists with projects in the thematic areas Ecology, Materials Science, and Artificial Intelligence for the 5th BRICS-YSF Conclave in Russia. All participants will have the opportunity to attend the activities of Science Communication Program. The program is open to scientists, engineers, technologists, innovators, science journalists, science professionals and researchers. Please note that candidates working in a private company are not eligible. Projects must be submitted until 20 July 2020. Click here to know more

AFS — Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders

The AFS award invites applications for the Global Citizen Prize for Young Leaders. One young person will be recognized for their commitment to improving the global community by tackling one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The winner will receive a US$10 thousand cash prize. AFS Prize is open worldwide for contestants ages 13 to 30. Exempt countries are listed in the announcement. Applications close on 28 July 2020. Find out more

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research — Meryl Williams Fellowship for Women Agricultural Scientists

The Meryl Williams Fellowship is a women’s leadership program to support women in agricultural research for development to enhance their leadership skills and professional development. The first two cohorts of the fellowship include a variety of activities that will take place across a 15-month period in Australia and Singapore. Female agricultural researchers and scientists from the Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Mongolia, Timor Leste, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and The Solomon Islands are eligible to apply. Fellowship applications close on 31 July 2020. About the fellowship

European Commission — Women’s Economic Empowerment in Afghanistan

The European Commission (EC) seeks to promote female entrepreneurship in agricultural value chains, by supporting Afghan women in developing and executing their business ideas, and women-led micro and small enterprises. The EC will financially support projects that strengthen the capacity of Afghan women to develop and execute their business ideas and foster respect for women’s role as economic agents. Applicants may request up to €5 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations established in the European Union or Afghanistan. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 03 August 2020. Here