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U.S. Agency for International Development — Strengthening Capacity in Agriculture, Livelihoods and Environment

SCALE accepts research proposals from organizations that are currently implementing a development or emergency program for an Evidence of Impact study. The request for research proposals needs to focus on interventions at the intersection of agriculture and the management of water resources. SCALE plans to cover the costs of research support (up to US$50 thousand) for one impact study. The request for proposals will close on 31 July 2019. About SCALE

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Reporting Land Rights Training for Indian Journalists

The Thomson Reuters Foundation seeks participants for a four-day workshop on reporting land rights in New Delhi, India (6-9 August 2019). Journalists with outstanding story ideas on property rights will receive training, editorial support and limited funding to help them realize their stories. The program will cover airfare, lodging, and subsistence for Indian journalists from outside Delhi. Eligibility extends to journalists working for domestic media (print, radio, TV, online). Applicants must be fluent in English. Applications have to be submitted by 05 July 2019. About

Government of India — India-Czech Bilateral Scientific and Technological Cooperation

The Department of Science & Technology (DST) and the and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Czech invite joint proposals under the India-Czech Scientific and Technological Cooperation Programme. Relevant priority areas under this call are (1) natural sciences and biotechnology; and (2) research of climate change, environment and energy; among others. The program will consider a realistic budget for manpower, consumables, and travel expenses (for exchange visits). The duration of each project should be three years. Closing date to receive joint projects is 31 July 2019. Information

Taronga Conservation Society — Field Conservation Grants 2019

The Taronga Field Conservation Program invites applications for conservation projects. Taronga gives funding and support to conservation projects that help protect and regenerate habitats, stop poaching and trafficking of wildlife, and reduce conflict between communities and wildlife. Taronga will support the field-based conservation programs with grants of up to $20 thousand. Eligibility for funding extends to NGOs, community groups, and individuals. The deadline for proposals is 31 July 2019. Find the field conservation grants

British Council — Professional Training for South Asia

The Professional Training Scheme provides a variety of specialized learning opportunities to practitioners in South Asia. The scheme is available for researchers based in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Priority areas include water (e.g. water resource management, water health and sanitation, water cooperation and diplomacy), among others. The Scheme covers air travel, accommodation, and course fees. This call is open until 01 July 2019. About

Kinaya Ventures — Innovation Challenges for African Startups

Kinaya Ventures is an innovation and investment platform with the mission to connect startups, corporations, and investors. The Spring Fellowship is a 4-month accelerator program, designed for African entrepreneurs and early to growth-stage startups in the areas Agtech, Foodtech, AdTech, MarTech, RetailTech. Selected participants will receive a seed grant of US$15 thousand as well as additional support and product perks. The call for applications closed 07 July 2019. About

Électricité de France S.A. — EDF Pulse Africa Awards

The EDF Pulse Africa Awards is open to start-ups, micro-enterprises and small businesses in Africa that develop solutions in the field of energy. The contest invites applications in three categories: (1) Off-grid electrical production; (2) Electrical uses and services; and (3) Access to water – innovative solution to improve access to water through electricity. In order to be eligible, applicants must have a prototype by 21 November 2019, allowing the demonstration of the proposed solution to the general public. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive €15 thousand, €10 thousand, and €5 thousand respectively. Applications (in French or English) have to be submitted by 08 July 2019. Details

Shell LiveWIRE — Innovation Competition in Circular Economy

Shell LiveWIRE, the enterprise development programme of Shell, seeks entrepreneurs with innovations in the theme of Circular Economy. The categories for this years competition are Agriculture & Food, Energy & Mobility, and Sustainable Future. The winners will receive US$20 thousand and runners-up will receive US$10 thousand. The deadline for applications is 10 July 2019. Click for details

Bayer Foundations — International Fellowship Program

The Bayer International Fellowship Program consists of five scholarship programs that offer financial support to foreign students and young professionals pursuing a project in Germany. (Note: German students and young professionals can apply to realize a study or research project abroad.) Students in the field of veterinary medicine can apply for the Carl Duisberg Scholarship. Students in the fields of agro sciences, green biotechnology, environmental sciences and sustainability can apply for the Jeff Schell Scholarship. Students in life sciences, including biology, and bio-engineering, among others, can apply for the Otto Bayer Scholarship. The next round of applications must be submitted until 14 July 2019. Find the program

Sense about Science — John Maddox Prize for Science Communication

The John Maddox Prize recognizes the work of individuals who promote science and evidence, advancing the public discussion around difficult topics. The winner receives £3 thousand. An additional prize is awarded to one early-career scientist. Candidates must be nominated (no self-nomination) and can be from any country and in any field of science. Nominations close 19 July 2019. Details about the nomination process