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Earth Journalism Network — Bay of Bengal Story Grants

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers grants to journalists in the Indian and Bangladeshi regions of the Bay of Bengal to support in-depth stories on climate and environmental change. ENJ seeks in-depth stories that focus on climate and environmental change, such as climate-induced migration, agricultural and water issues or food security in the Bay of Bengal region. EJN expects to award around 15 grants averaging US$1 thousand each. 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 04 March 2019. More info

U.S. Department of State — YSEALI Bootcamp: Malaysia

The YSEALI Bootcamp, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Malaysia in collaboration with Me.reka and Biji-biji Initiative, is an initiative seeking innovative solutions to local challenges across the themes social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, civic engagement, and education. Interested participants must be 18 to 35 years old and demonstrate interest, knowledge, or professional experience in at least one of the main areas. Participants will receive 3-month of intensive business training/mentorship and a few selected groups will win a project grant of RM2 thousand to kick-start and implement their solutions. The bootcamp will be held in different locations across Malaysia (please confirm the exact locations in the announcement). The final application deadline is 15 March 2019. Link

British Council — Workshop “Environment and Development” in Brazil

The British Council supports research workshops under the programs Researcher Links and the Newton Fund to assist early-career researchers to interact and explore research collaborations. The British Council invites early-career researchers from the UK and São Paulo (Brazil) to apply to attend the workshop “Environment and Development: Shared 21st Century Sustainability Challenges” (July 2019). The costs of travel, accommodation and meals during the workshop will be covered. Eligibility extends to researchers that have obtained a PhD. Deadline for submission is 15 March 2019. More

Securing Water for Food — Summer Research Project

Securing Water for Food seeks master-level students or master-level graduates to act as field evaluators to conduct in-country, field research with SWFF in Ethiopia, India, Uganda, Bangladesh or South Africa. SWFF is looking for candidates that have the skills and interest in gathering qualitative and quantitative data from farmers and other stakeholders in emerging market economies. Selected applicants will receive a roundtrip airfare to and from the country of destination, a stipend of US$2,500 to cover trip expenses and another US$2,500 payment after submission of final deliverables. The deadline to apply is 15 March 2019. Link

European Commission — Fostering Societal Resilience and Protecting the Environment

The European Commission seeks project proposals to support societal resilience, improve emergency and disaster management as a response to climate related, natural and man-made disasters. The aim of this topic is to develop innovative EGNSS applications and to make applications more affordable, easy to use. Proposals may requests a contribution of between €1 and €3 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. The deadline for submission for stage one is 05 March 2019. Link

European Commission — Microorganism Communities for Plastics Bio-Degradation

The European Commission seeks project proposals that develop environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions for managing the waste of plastics mixtures based on the use of communities of microorganisms. The aim of this call is to develop of new biotechnologies for the global challenge of environmental protection and improve the quality and quantity of products in a wide variety of sectors (wellbeing, environment, food, etc.). Proposals may requests a contribution of up to €5 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. The deadline for submission is 05 March 2019. Find the funding tender

European Union — Danube Transnational Programme

The EU’s Danube Transnational Programme offers financial support to transnational projects contributing to the development of the Danube region. The Programme covers 9 EU member states and 5 non-member states (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine). Themes include water management, flood prevention, natural heritage, energy, among others. The duration of projects must not exceed 30 months with available funds varying according to priority area. The lead applicant must be an international or private non-profit organizations. Project partners can be private enterprises. Project partners must co-finance a minimum of 15% of total project costs. The deadline for submitting an Expression of Interest (EoI) is 08 March 2019. Find details

Government of Canada — Women as Agents of Change in the Americas

The ‘Women as agents of change in the Americas’ call for proposals provides funding to development assistance initiatives that target gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Proposed project must contribute to the achievement of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, including on climate-change issues. Projects can request up to CAN $5 million for two to five years. Eligibility extends to established organizations in Canada or the LAC region. International organizations may apply if they work with a local partner organization. The deadline for submitting preliminary proposals is 13 March 2019. Find the call

U.S. Department of State — Combat Wildlife Trafficking in Brazil

The U.S. Department of State seeks applications for the programme ‘Combat Wildlife Trafficking in Brazil’. Programs need to build Brazil’s capacity to deter, detect, investigate, prosecute, and adjudicate wildlife poaching and trafficking cases. Eligibility extends to US or overseas non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Grants range from between US$300 thousand to US$750 thousand. The application deadline is 29 March 2019. Details

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation — Young People for Development

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) seek innovative projects run by young people in the 16–35 age group which aim to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged communities in developing countries. The ‘Together we’re better’ competition sponsors current and planned initiatives run by young people that help advance global sustainable development and fight poverty. Prizes in five categories range from CHF 4 to 10 thousand. Eligibility extends to Swiss citizens or residents but submitted projects have to be relevant for and/or be implemented in developing countries. Deadline for submissions is 31 March 2019. Together we’re better