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Czech Academy of Sciences — Studentship in Tropical Ecology

The Ecology Department at the Biology Center of the Czech Academy of Science and the Zoology Department of the University of South Bohemia invite PhD applicants to join a project exploring plant-herbivore interactions in the lowland rainforest in Papua New Guinea. The selected candidate will live in Czech Republic, conduct field work in New Guinea, and carry out the chemistry analysis with collaborators in Germany, Finland and the US.  Applicants from any nationality are eligible. Funding will cover living expenses in Czech Republic during the 4-year PhD course. The deadline for applications is 10 February 2019. About the Studentship

Earth Journalism Network — Media Workshop on Climate Change Reporting

Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) seeks applications from journalists to take part in a media workshop on climate change reporting in the Bay of Bengal. The workshop will focus on climate change in the region, with a focus on how at-risk communities are responding to environmental pressures. EJN will pay for travel, accommodation and meal costs of selected participants. Journalists from print, web, radio and television are eligible. Women journalists, early-career  journalists, indigenous or other minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is 17 February 2019. Infos about the workshop

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — FAO Conference Awards 2019

The FAO makes awards to individuals, institutions, and organizations for outstanding achievements in fighting hunger. For 2019, FAO will present four awards and one medal. Award are made in a particular field, including FAO funded projects, global food security, sustainable agricultural and rural development, responsible fisheries, among others. Winners receive international recognition, a medal, and cash prizes of US$ 5 to 25 thousand. The deadline for nominations is 28 February 2019. More info

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology — PhD Scholarships 2019

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), icipe announces research scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS). The programme supports three-year doctoral research studies to prepare young researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa for internationally competitive research careers in insect and related sciences. Qualified female candidates, candidates from less privileged regions or groups, and candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Qualified nationals of French- and Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa are also especially encouraged to apply. Scholarships cover all costs of the PhD programme including travel, living expenses, medical insurance, university fees, and all research and training costs. Deadline: 11 February 2019. Click here

European Commission (Horizon 2020) — Negative Emissions and Land-Use based Mitigation Assessment

The European Commission, under Horizon 2020, launches a call for research and innovation action on negative emissions and land-use based mitigation assessment. Actions should address one of the following sub-topics: Feasibility of negative emissions for climate stabilisation; or Land-based mitigation. Applicants can request a contribution between €5 million and €7 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. International cooperation is encouraged for both sub-topics of the call. The deadline for applications is 19 February 2019. Call description and documents

European Commission — Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia

The European Commission aims to promote sustainable growth in Asia and Central Asia and to support the development of a green economy and the transition towards a low-carbon economy. Proposals should fall under the following sustainable consumption and production sectors: agri-food processing, renewable energy, sustainable tourism, waste management, among others. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between €1-3 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and business. Eligible countries are listed in the call for proposals. The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2019. Link

Australian Government — Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award

The Council on Australia Latin America Relation (COALAR) invites applications for the Australia – Latin America Young Entrepreneur Award. The award consists of two awards (AU$5 thousand each) – one to a young Australian and one to a young Latin American entrepreneur. Applicants must be under the age of 40 and demonstrate that they contributed to building an organisation that enriches the relationship between Latin America and Australia. (Note. This may include one or more categories of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.) The closing date for applications is 12 February 2019. Find the call

Monsanto Fund — Grants to Strengthen Farming Communities 2019

The Monsanto Fund makes grants to strengthen agricultural communities in several countries around the world. Grants of US$25 thousand and more are available to tax-exempt charitable organizations for activities and projects that address farmers’ education and training; food security; community water and sanitation; and other local needs. Monsanto’s international grants are administered at the country level. The Fund presents a list of eligible countries. Monsanto accepts international applications during two periods each year. The first period ranges from 01 January through 28 February. The second period ranges from 01 July through 31 August. Find the programs

São Paulo School of Advanced Science — Workshop: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being (SPSAS Scenarios) will hold a 2-week training and networking session in July 2019 on scenarios and modeling in biodiversity and ecosystem services, and its relation to human wellbeing. The Advanced School will be led by speakers from several countries. Approximately 100 applicants, 50 from Brazil and 50 from other countries will be selected to participate in the Advanced School. The Advanced School will be conducted in English. A limited number of travel grants is available for participants from developing countries. The application deadline is 20 February 2019. About

UK Department for International Development — Productive Energy Use in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Carbon Trust and Energy 4 Impact on behalf of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) seeks action research and learning projects, so called Powering Opportunities Partnerships (POP), which propose replicable and scalable productive use interventions to drive productive energy demand in Africa to increase local economic benefit. Funding to be requested from TEA-POP should not exceed £300 thousand and the applicant must present a minimum of 50% in co-funding (either financial or in-kind). The proposed project should take place in local, rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Expressions of Interest have to be submitted by 28 February 2019. Find more