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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education — Water and Development Partnerships

The Water and Development Partnership Program supports transformations to ecologically sustainable water management practices. The Program launches a call for proposals open to applicants from non-European low-and middle-income countries. Ten projects with budgets up to €400 thousand will be selected. The call is open for projects that aim to redress issues related to inequities and ecological degradation in water-related developments. Submission of preliminary ideas closes on 22 May 2023. Water and Development Partnership Program

Canadian International Development Research Center — Climate Emergency

The Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC) seeks concept notes to support new research that responds to the intersection of two global challenges of the climate emergency and closing civic spaces in the Global South. Funding of up to CA$950 thousand is available. Applications can be submitted in Spanish, English, French or Portuguese. Interested applicants are invited to submit concept notes by 26 May 2023. Details here

Next Generation Foresight Awards — Fellowship

The Next Generation Foresight Awards Fellowship is available to individuals who are advocating for foresight thinking and change in their community. Each fellow receives US$1,000 to develop their project. By the end of their one-year fellowship, all fellows have the chance to run for a more substantial grant of at least US$10 thousand. The program is open to anyone between 18 and 35 years old. The application deadline is 02 June 2023. Foresight Fellowship

European Commission — Green Economy in Jordan

The European Commission (EC) seeks to contribute to the development of a green, environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economy in Jordan. Funding is made available to projects that enhance coordination and sustainable resource management in the energy, water and agriculture sectors. Grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between €1.25 million and €2.5 million. Eligibility extends to businesses, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 04 June 2023. Click here to know more

RFIEA Foundation, MAK’IT Montpellier — Agriculture & Food, Environment and Health Fellowship

The French Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Program offers 40 fellowship positions. The call is open to all disciplines in social sciences and the humanities and all research fields. The fellowship covers a living allowance of €2,700 per month, accommodation or support for relocation, an individual research and training budget equivalent to €2,500 per year, and travel expenses. Researchers from all countries are eligible but they have to have spent no more than 12 months in France during the three years prior to the application deadline. The application platform will accept applications until 06 June 2023. Click here

Earthwatch — Support for Field-Based Research Projects 2025

Earthwatch supports scientific field projects in topics of ecosystems and biodiversity in several world regions. Applicants to lead these field projects must have a PhD and can be of any nationality. Earthwatch invites projects that have a strong rationale for using non-specialists (volunteers) to aid with data collection, scientific observation, or other research tasks. Annual budgets range between US$20 thousand to US$80 thousand. Program themes include among others collaborative ecological research; ecological restoration; global conservation priorities; ocean ecosystems; and sustainable agriculture and forestry. The deadline for submitting pre-proposals is 09 June 2023. More about research funding

World Academy of Sciences — TWAS Arab Regional Award

The TWAS Regional Awards recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to popularize science, and have developed new strategies that serve the popularization of science and technology in developing countries. The winner will receive a US$3,000 cash award. Eligibility extends to Arab scientists with significant research achievements in the field of Science and Technology. Self nominations are not allowed. All nominations must be received by 12 June 2023. Details here

U.S. Mission to Angola — Self-Help Program

The special self-help program of the U.S. Embassy to Angola supports small, sustainable community-based initiatives that have an immediate and strong impact on the local community. The Embassy expects to support different types of projects: from development projects such as agricultural and aquacultural cooperatives to women’s empowerment and the environment. Grants typically range from US$2.5 thousand to US$10 thousand per project. All applicants must include a significant community contribution. The Embassy welcomes applications from Angola-based nonprofit organizations, community based organizations, and citizens. The closing date for applications is 27 June 2023. Self-Help Program

Women in Africa — Support for African Women Entrepreneurs

The JAMII Femmes initiative aims to increase the impact of African women entrepreneurs on the African economy and support the creation of innovative solutions for sustainable development. The program consists of a 4-month digital training phase, access to grants, an accelerator program and a special prize of US$10 thousand. JAMII Femmes is open to female entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Kenya and Ivory Coast. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. JAMII Femmes

European Development Fund — Energy Transition in Eswatini

The European Development Fund seeks to boost sustainable and inclusive development of the Eswatini key value chains via renewable energy and energy efficiency investments. The priorities of this call for proposals are preliminary studies to assess the potential of renewable energy, and outlining business cases of established sites. The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €820 thousand. The deadline for submission of full application is 10 July 2023. Know more