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Thomson Reuters Foundation — Reporting on Climate Change

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists to participate in a training program on locally-led adaptation to climate change. This training opportunity offers a chance to understand the impact of climate change at a local level, and learn how to better report on the topic and enhance Civil Society Organizations communications to effectively communicate their message to the media. This training opportunity is open to multimedia journalists working in local or national media organizations in developing countries. The application deadline is 17 July 2022. Reporting on Climate Change

International Union for Conservation of Nature — Sustainable Environments

The Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) Grant Program supports strategies to prevent gender-based violence in the context of natural resource access and control. For that purpose, RISE seeks partnerships between environmental organizations, Indigenous Peoples’ organizations, local and grassroots communities. RISE seeks to fund up to six projects in the range of US$100 thousand to US$300 thousand each. Projects must be implemented in Central America and the Caribbean, Eastern and Southern Africa, or South and Southeast Asia. RISE is open to non-profit organizations, universities, private sector companies and consortiums. The call for proposals is open until 18 July 2022. RISE Grant Program

Heifer International — Pitch AgriHack Competition

Pitch AgriHack is a digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth in the agriculture sector in Africa. The competition invites African businesses to pitch their approach to driving technological innovation in the agriculture sector. The competition provides cash prizes totaling US$45 thousand. A fourth invite-only category will award up to US$1.5 million in grants to scalable ventures that are already generating measurable impact for Africa’s smallholder farmers. Applications close on 22 July 2022. Pitch AgriHack

Sonoran Joint Venture — Bird Conservation

The Sonoran Joint Venture (SJV) Awards Program provides funds to support the conservation of birds and their habitats in the border region of the southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico. Priority is given to projects that focus on habitat restoration, bird monitoring, and strategic communications to support conservation efforts. Individual grants range from US$5 thousand to US$15 thousand. The application deadline is 01 August 2022. Details

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund — Investing In Women in Agribusiness

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) seeks applications for the Investing in Women in South Sudan (IIW-SS) program. Projects should focus on enhancing women’s economic empowerment in the honey, sorghum, sesame, shea nut and groundnut value chains in South Sudan to increase incomes, reduce climate risks, and transform livelihoods. Total grant funds requested must be between US$50 thousand and US$750 thousand. Eligibility extends to for-profit enterprises located in South Sudan with demonstrated presence in Central and Eastern Equatoria States. The deadline for the submission of concept note applications is 09 August 2022. Women in Agribusiness

Islamic Development Bank — Just Transitions towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) invites youth-led organizations to propose innovative ideas and solutions to support a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies. The “Youth Green Skills Accelerator Challenge” seeks to equip youths (15-35 years old) living in Islamic States with the competencies required for supporting a just transition in their communities. Up to 10 finalists will receive mentoring and training for a period of one week to improve their projects. The top three ideas will be awarded US$50 thousand, US$30 thousand, and US$20 thousand respectively, to implement the proposed solution. Ideas must be submitted no later than 12 August 2022. Youth Green Skills Accelerator Challenge

Hawk Conservancy Trust — Marion Paviour Award

The Hawk Conservancy Trust supports early-career researchers working in projects focused on conservation and/or research of birds of prey. The maximum award amount is £1,000. Preference will be given to those applying for support for fieldwork, conference fees to present work, or travel costs (for fieldwork or conference attendance). Applications close on 31 August 2022. About the award

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development — Mountain Prize 2022

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) seeks nominations for the 2022 Mountain Prize. The Prize is awarded to an individual or organization which has demonstrated outstanding efforts enabling sustainable and resilient mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The prize is currently set at US$ 2,500. Thematic areas include access to water for drinking or/and sanitation, food/nutrition security, climate change adaptation or/and disaster risk reduction, access to clean energy, ecosystems/biodiversity management, and two others. Women and youth are encouraged to apply. Nominations are accepted until 30 September 2022. Mountain Prize

Harvard University — Biodiversity Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Postdoctoral Fellowship supports postdoctoral researchers at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University to pursue the discovery and formal taxonomic description of Earth’s animal species. The fellowship program is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. A Ph.D. with relevant research experience in taxonomy and/or systematics is required. The fellow receives a stipend of US$55 thousand per year and a research and travel allowance of US$4 thousand per year. The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2022. More info

King Boudouin Foundation — Research on Water Availability

The Ernest du Bois Prize offers €20 thousand for doctoral studies on the theme of water availability. The awards are made to young students and engineers in Belgium who are carrying out research on the theme of water and its availability — including issues of protecting reserves, managing pollution, developing processing techniques, and others. Applications need to be submitted in French or Dutch, even though the doctoral research itself may be written in English. The application deadline is 18 October 2022. Ernest du Bois Prize