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Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Water Advanced Research & Innovation Fellowship

The IUSSTF invites applications for the Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program. Selected Indian students and scientists will gain access to the research facilities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The fellowship covers travel, monthly allowance and insurance for up to 12 months. Professionals and students in Water Science & Engineering are invited to apply. The deadline is 10 November 2018. About WARI

ASEAN Foundation — Leadership Training for Social Entrepreneurs

The eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN is a partnership programme between Maybank Foundation and ASEAN Foundation that consists of mentoring, regional leadership training, and overseas local community projects. The program aims to improve social and economic well-being of ASEAN communities through social enterprises (note: This may include one or more focus areas of the Terra Viva Grants Directory). This programme is eligible for citizens of ASEAN Member States (19 – 35 years old). The participation in this program is fully funded. Interested participants can apply online by 18 November 2018 the latest. Details here

Earth Journalism Network — Environmental Reporting in the Asia-Pacific

The EJN makes media grants to strengthen the capacity of local and regional organizations to produce more high-quality stories that cover climate change, the environment and natural resource-management issues. The typical grant will be for up to US$20 thousand and support a one-year project. This grant program accepts applications from media organizations, civil society organizations and academic institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific. The deadline for applications is 18 November 2018. More information

International Network for Government Science Advice — Research in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals

The International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) is offering six professional development and research grants for 2019 on the role of scientific evidence and advice in support of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Grants of up to to €15 thousand per project will support early-to-mid career researchers or policy practitioners on this theme in eligible low- and middle-income countries. Applicants must hold a PhD at time of application, or have at least five years full-time equivalent experience in research or as a public policy professional (e.g. advice, analysis, implementation, evaluation). The submission deadline is 15 November 2018. Find the program

BiodivERsA — Biodiversity and its Influence on Health

BiodivERsA announces its call on theme “Biodiversity and its Influence on Animal, Human and Plant Health”. The call aims at supporting transnational research projects jointly addressing issues at the nexus of biodiversity and animal, human and/ or plant health (including biological diversity; effects of global change factors; and biodiversity benefits). The participating countries in this call are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Switzerland. (Note: Region Guadeloupe may allow the participation of teams from the Caribbean basin.) The total amount for this call is €9 million. Scientific research projects must be performed by eligible research organisations (profit and non-profit). Pre-proposals have to be submitted by 16 November 2018. More

Inter-American Development Bank — Funding for Blue Economy Proposals

The IDB seeks firms and organizations looking to pilot and scale up business models that use cutting edge technologies to contribute to the sustainable management of oceans, marine ecosystems and coastal resources. The funding requests (technical assistance) should be within a range of US$150 thousand to US$500 thousand. Proposals for loans should be within a range of US$500 thousand to US$2 million. The Blue Tech Challenge seeks to support business models that apply new technologies to deliver products and/or solutions in: Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The submission deadline is 30 November 2018. Find the Blue Tech Challenge

British Council — Researcher Links Workshops, UK/Russia

Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and a partner country to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research. UK and Russian Institutions can request up to £51 thousand to be used towards workshop implementation. All workshops must be held in 2019. Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK and one Principal Applicant from Russia. The submission deadline is 30 November 2018. Details here

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens — Grants for Wildlife Conservation, Research, and Education

The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund makes grants for wildlife conservation, research, and education. The Fund has 4 major focus areas: species research, habitat protection, conservation education, and animal rescue and rehabilitation. Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations, government entities, and schools and universities in the USA and other countries. Most grants are under US$50 thousand. The application deadlines for projects in 2019 are 30 November 2018 and 30 April 2019. Information for Grants Seekers

Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation — Blockchain Use Cases in Agriculture

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) calls for proposals to support the implementation blockchain technology to support activities and businesses in the agri-food sector in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific countries. A maximum of six €60 thousand grants will be awarded. Private or civil society organisations, and international organisations with the necessary expertise are invited to apply. Applications must be submitted by 12 November 2018. Find the call

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — New Approaches for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks new approaches for strategic prioritization of agricultural development policies. Proposed solutions must be relevant and applicable in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. Selected early-stage projects will receive US$100 thousand and have one opportunity to apply for a follow-on award of up to US$1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, companies, government agencies, and academic institutions. The application deadline is 14 November 2018. Details