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United States Agency for International Development — Support for Commercializing Non-timber Forest Products in Zimbabwe

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to sustainably commercialize non-timber forest products in order to increase alternative income sources, improve natural resource management practices in Zimbabwe. The overall aim of this activity is to improve the resilience of vulnerable and marginalized communities (particularly women and youth). USAID will support both agricultural and environmental objectives that would positively impact climate change adaptation, sustainable forestry, biodiversity protection, and the mitigation of human-wildlife conflict. The overall estimated amount of funding is US$13 million. The closing date for applications is 28 February 2022. Know more

Climate Tracker — Global Climate Change Media Mentorship

Climate Tracker seeks young (18-35 years) journalists from around the world to join the Global Climate Change Media Mentorship. Six young journalists eager to produce climate stories will cover the climate crisis from the frontlines, producing exclusive stories for Climate Tracker. The deadline to apply is 18 February 2022. Climate Change Media Mentorship

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development — Solutions to Prevent E-Waste

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) seeks innovative projects that promote the reuse, refurbishment and repair (RRR) of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to prevent e-waste. Eligible applicants are companies and NGOs registered in low- and middle-income countries. The organization can request up to €20 thousand in funding. The application deadline is 21 February 2022. RRR Accelerator

Pacific Islands Development Forum — Ecosystems Grant Program

The Pacific Islands Development Forum seeks to support proposals for research innovation and impacts of climate change in the Pacific. The overall objective is to strengthen the research and innovation ecosystems of small Pacific countries. Grants will not exceed €400 thousand. Eligibility extends to academic and research institutions, start-ups and non-profit organizations. Applications should be submitted no later than 28 February 2022. Know more

Thought for Food — MENA Agri-Food-Tech Challenge

The Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation invites innovators across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region to share their innovative solutions to transform food systems. The challenge call is open to all entrepreneurs from the MENA region who have a solution to create a healthier, more sustainable and resilient food system. One Grand Prize winner will receive US$8 thousand to use for the purpose of their project and access to the TFF Digital Labs collaboration platform. The deadline to apply is 05 February 2022. MENA Agri-Food-Tech Challenge

We Effect — Local Partners in Agriculture

We Effect’s Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA) invites local civil society organizations to submit concept notes to be partner organizations in the agriculture and housing sectors. Partnering organizations deliver or support programs and projects to enable people living in poverty to improve their living conditions. Potential partners should be operating in one of the following countries: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. We Effect ROSA also encourages applications from civil society organizations, specifically from smallholder farmer and women’s rights organizations. Applications should be sent by 07 February 2022. Details

Initiative for Climate Action Transparency — Methodology of Climate Finance

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) seeks a grantee to develop a methodology that supports the tracking of climate finance at the national level, links climate action to climate finance, and enables the integration of such data in a country’s transparency framework. The grantee will also provide technical support to up to three developing countries in developing a national framework to assess the climate finance needed. Entities interested in submitting proposals have to submit by 11 February 2022. Please visit the UN Global Marketplace

Flemish Inter-University Council — Scholarships for Master Programs in Flanders

VLIR-UOS is the secretariat of Flemish universities for development cooperation, with funding by Belgian Development Cooperation. VLIR-UOS announces courses at Belgian Flemish universities and university colleges that are eligible for scholarships in 2022/23. They include 1-year masters’ programs, along with training courses lasting from two weeks to three months. Subject areas include aquaculture, marine science, plant breeding, nematology, water resources, rural development, and others. Eligibility for scholarships extends to applicants from developing countries in Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. The scholarship amount varies with a maximum support of €58,320. Candidates apply directly to the Flemish universities that offer the programs, requesting scholarship support. The deadline for submission project proposals to Flemish universities is between February and March 2022 (depending on the program). Details here

French Development Agency — Biodiversity Research Program

The French Development Agency (AFD) launches a call for expressions of interest for research on “Scaling up Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and large-scale ecological restoration: Towards changes in agricultural production, land-use and urban development models”. Each research project may request up to a maximum of €225 thousand in funding. Eligible project proponents are universities and research centers, NGOs, private foundations, international research centers and companies (including individual consultants) which will make their research public. The call is open until 04 February 2022. Biodiversity Research Program

David and Lucile Packard Foundation — Agriculture Livelihoods and Conservation Program

The Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Conservation (ALC) grantmaking strategy aims to support tropical forest communities in strengthening resilience and economic opportunities while protecting tropical forests and biodiversity. Therefore, the Packard Foundation invites proposals for projects that aim to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers and forest dependent communities while also conserving forest resources in tropical forest areas. ALC will support new or existing projects, organizations, and coalitions in Brazil, Cambodia, Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, and the Philippines. The Packard Foundation will provide between US$200 thousand and US$500 thousand of funding to two or more organizations over a period of two years. Expressions of Interest (EOI) must be received by 07 February 2022. More information