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Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa — Capacity Development in Agricultural Research

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) invites applications for the Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA). Qualified African candidates will be trained in ARIFA-affiliated universities and centers of Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) in affiliated countries abroad. The fellowship covers international air travel, tuition fees and a monthly stipend. Applicants must be under 35 years old and be citizens of one of the following countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda. Applications have to be submitted by 30 June 2019. More

SEARCA and FSC — Summer School in Agriculture and Food Systems

The Summer School “Transformative Changes in Agriculture and Food Systems”, jointly organized by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Food Security Center (FSC) of the University of Hohenheim in Germany, will take place in Laguna, Philippines (9-27 September 2019). The FSC will offer up to 16 scholarships for PhD students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to participate in the course. The scholarship covers air travel, accommodation and meals for the duration of the course. The deadline to apply is 30 June 2019. Link to FSC Sommer School

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Fellowship for Women in STEMM

The IUSSTF invites Indian women to apply for the Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM (WISTEMM)” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) program at reputed scientific/technological institutions in the USA. Project research areas include agricultural sciences, among many others. The program includes health insurance, airfare, and a monthly stipend of US$2,500. Eligibility extends to Indian women currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Basic Sciences, Engineering or Technology on a full-time basis at any recognized academic institution/R&D institute/university in India. The next deadline for applications is 17 June 2019. Find out more

Earth Journalism Network — Fellowship to attend the UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP 14

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites journalists from Africa and India to apply for a fellowship program to attend and cover the 14th Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in New Delhi (September 2019). All participants will have all their travel expenses, lodging and a daily allowance covered. Deadline for application is 23 June 2019. Find more details

Earth Journalism Network — Asia-Pacific Health-Related Climate Change Story Grants

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) makes grants to journalists in the Asia-Pacific region to cover stories on the health impacts of climate and environmental change. Particular attention should be given to the adaptation needs, challenges, efforts and success stories of vulnerable and marginalized communities, women and youth. Eligibility extends to professional journalists and other expert media practitioners. EJN expects to award around 10 small grants at an average grant size of US$2 thousand each. Deadline for application is 30 June 2019. About

The Spindle — NOW-Us! Award for Africa and Asia

The NOW-Us! (NOthing about us, Without Us) Award honors inspiring inclusive initiatives from Africa and Asia that trigger empowerment of otherwise excluded groups. This includes social enterprises led by women, indigenous groups and ethnic minorities with initiatives that improve access to productive resources (land and water), among others. The three winners (1, 2 and 3) get a grant of respectively €25 thousand, €15 thousand and €10 thousand along with coaching and networking opportunities. Initiatives have to be submitted by 30 June 2019. (Note: The Spindle makes additional awards to accelerate innovative initiatives in the field of humanitarian and development work.) About the Now-Us Award

Woodard and Curran Foundation — Technology Solutions to solve Water Issues

The Woodard and Curran Foundation makes grants to help address problems of water, food, climate, and energy. Most projects have a strong educational component. Larger grant of US$100 thousand are made to 3 year projects. Projects are led by U.S. nonprofit organizations. The current call for Impact Grants seeks innovative technology solutions that address water (e.g. water, wastewater, stormwater) issues. the application deadline is 30 June 2019. Info for applications

Singularity University — MENA Global Impact Challenge

SingularityU invites applications for the MENA Global Impact Challenge to foster innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in the Middle East and North Africa. Thematic areas include sustainable energy, climate-secure agriculture, and others. The winner of this challenge will be selected at a final pitch event and receive a full scholarship to attend SU’s Global Startup Program (GSP). The challenge is open to residents and citizens of the MENA region. Application deadline is 07 June 2019. MENA Global Impact Challenge

University of Cape Town — CSAG Winter School 2019

The Climate Systems Analysis Group (CSAG) at the University of Cape Town organizes a “winter school” intensive course, with the next one scheduled for five days in July 2019. The course is presented by facilitators from CSAG and other institutions to take participants through the full spectrum of topics related to climate and climate change, with an emphasis on issues in developing countries. CSAG offers partial sponsorships to some participants. The final application deadline is 07 June 2019. Link

World Bank — Developing an Agricultural Risk Financing Tool for Southern Africa

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) and partners seek innovators to design a tool that can support public finance decisions based on an integrated approach for the management of agriculture sector risks. The tool should help to prioritize investments in resilience and preparedness to reduce agriculture losses, poverty and food insecurity. All approaches should be scalable to regions or countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The winner(s) will participate in a 2-day expert workshop in London (June 2019) and receive up to US$300 thousand to develop their proposed tool. The call for applications closes 17 June 2019. About