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World Academy of Sciences — African Research Cooperation with Germany

Through the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme, post-doctoral researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa are invited to make cooperation visits to institutes in Germany. The visits are limited to three months, with the aim of promoting longer-term collaboration. Preference is given to young PhD-level scientists, particularly women. The next application deadline is 18 May 2020. Link to the Cooperation Visits Program

JPI Oceans — Aquatic Pollutants Joint Transnational Call

The Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) announces a call for research and innovation projects on risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in water resources. A total of €22.6 million has been allocated for this call. There is no limit of total budget for proposals. Each consortium must be composed of eligible independent entities from a minimum of three different EU Member States or H2020 Associated countries (listed in the announcement). The pre-proposal submission deadline is 18 May 2020. Detailed information

Colorado State University — Seminar: Planning and Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

Colorado State University (CSU) offers a seminar in the Western USA for individuals engaged in tourism and outdoor recreation in protected areas. The next seminar is scheduled for September 2020. Ideal participants are mid-level professional and technical personnel who work for governmental or NGO conservation and tourism organizations; in academia; in the private sector; and in community-based and indigenous tourism and conservation initiatives in or near protected areas. CSU does not offer fellowships or scholarships for the seminar. However, it posts guidelines on where and how to search for potential funding support in their FAQs. The deadline for applications is 08 May 2020. Link to the seminar

European Commission — Sanitation in Rural Areas in Chad

The European Commission seeks to provide access to basic sanitation conditions and aims to promote of good hygiene practices in Chad. The objective of this call is to reduce the rate of defecation in the open air. The overall amount available under this call is €2 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations. Deadline for submission of concept notes and full applications is 12 May 2020. Details in French

Heineken Africa Foundation — Water, Sanitation, and Health for Africa

The Heineken Africa Foundation funds projects to improve mother/child care, and projects for water, sanitation, and health (WASH). The support extends to projects in Sub-Saharan African countries where Heineken has a local operating presence. For each project a partnership is created between the Foundation, the local Heineken brewery and a local or international NGO. The Foundation provides funding and administrative assistance. Grants are up to €175 thousand per year for a maximum of five years. The next deadline for proposal submission is 01 May 2020. Find details

Annie’s Homegrown — Scholarships for Sustainable Agriculture

Annie’s Homegrown Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students studying at an accredited college or graduate school in the US. Students must be focusing their studies on sustainable and regenerative agriculture. International students may apply as long as they are studying at an eligible institution in the US. Funds are intended for school needs, such as room and board, books, and tuition. The application deadline is 15 May 2020. Information about the scholarship

Swedish International Development Agency — Training Course: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation in Africa

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. Organizations in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia are invited to nominate candidates for the Advanced International Training Programme ‘Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes.’ Candidates representing government organisations, private companies, universities, or NGOs at national, regional or local level are encouraged to apply. The training will be provided in two parts: part 1 in Sweden, and part 2 in one of the participating countries. Sida will cover the costs of the program fee and required literature as well as accommodation, meals, health insurance, and international travel. The closing date for nominations is 08 May 2020. Know more

Blue Action Fund — Adaptation to Climate Change in the Western Indian Ocean

The Blue Action Fund announces a call for grant proposals focusing on ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) to climate change in the Western Indian Ocean. Grants are made to NGOs with projects that focus on protecting Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and supporting sustainable livelihoods in coastal communities. The Fund aims to support projects protecting and restoring adaptation-relevant coastal ecosystems to reduce climate change-related risks for vulnerable coastal communities. The fund will allocate €2-5 million per project. Applicants are expected to provide substantial co-funding for the project. NGOs with projects which are situated in Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, and Tanzania are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 24 May 2020. Find the call