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European Commission — Communal Livestock in Namibia

The European Commission (EC) seeks to promote entrepreneurship and enhance the livelihood of Namibia’s livestock farming communities in a sustainable way. The EC requests proposals that improve the livestock production system and its resilience to climate change; and/or increase livestock farmers’ access to domestic, regional and international markets.  Funding of up to €1.1 million is available. Eligibility extends to Non-State actors (NSAs). The deadline for submitting applications is 14 May 2021. Details

European Commission — Forestry Management and Conservation in Jamaica

The European Commission (EC) seeks to strengthen the role and the involvement of civil society in forestry management and conservation service. The EC requests proposals that focus on the sustainable management of the forests and maintain and improve the protective function of forests in Jamaica. Applicants can request between €225 thousand and €300 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. The deadline for submitting applications is 14 May 2021. Know more

Islamic Development Bank — Science, Technology and Innovation Transform Fund

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) seeks applications for the Transform Fund. The Transform Fund Call for Innovation 2021 will focus on building resilience through innovation in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in relation to 6 Sustainable Development Goals: Zero Hunger; Good Health and Well-Being; Quality Education; Clean Water and Sanitation; Affordable and Clean Energy; and Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Funding support is organized in four categories, ranging from US$50 thousand to US$1 million. Applications are accepted until 31 May 2021. Visit the website to apply

Acument and IKEA — Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator East Africa

Acumen and IKEA invite applications for a Social Entrepreneurship accelerator program designed to support social entrepreneurs to develop a scalable business model. The 19-week program aims to strengthen the capacity of social enterprises in East Africa. Social enterprises (non-profit or for-profit) based in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia or Rwanda are invited to apply. Participants will have the opportunity to compete for US$25 thousand in seed funding. The program runs from 08 June to 08 October 2021. Applicants are advised to apply before the start of the workshops. About the program

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — Fellowship Program

The FAO Fellows Program seeks PhD students, researchers and professors with an advanced level of technical knowledge and experience in sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry. Selected fellows will be placed at regional, sub-regional, country offices or FAO headquarters where they report to an assigned supervisor. A Master’s or PhD and working knowledge of at least one FAO language (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish) is required. Applicants have to be nationals of a FAO Member Nation. The closing date for applications is 08 August 2021. More

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund Asia

The Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund (RTCF) solicits proposals for the conservation of Asian rhinoceroses and tigers. Grants are for applied research, training, conservation management, community outreach, law enforcement, decreased human-wildlife conflicts, and other activities in conservation. Grants should range from US$50 thousand to a maximum of US$500 thousand and match the scope of the activities and the length of the project period. Eligibility for grants extends worldwide to qualified and relevant government agencies, other organizations, multi-national secretariats, and individuals. The application deadline is 31 July 2021. Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Asia

Primate Conservation Inc. — Funding for Primate Research

Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI) supports conservation programs for wild populations of primates. PCI offers seed monies and matching grants for graduate students, qualified conservationists, and primatologists to study rare and endangered primates. The maximum grant amount is US$5 thousand. Preference is for projects that involve people of the habitat countries. The deadline for grant applications is 20 September of each year. Details here