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U.S. Department of State — Building Cooperation to Combat Wildlife Trafficking Between Africa and Asia

The U.S. Department of State seeks proposals to improve cooperation between governments in Africa and Asia to combat wildlife trafficking and implement joint action to dismantle the transnational networks that perpetrate these crimes. The project budget must fall between US$500 thousand and US$950 thousand. Eligible organizations include U.S. and overseas based non-profit organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 29 May 2019. Click here

British Council — Researcher Links Workshop: Transition to Low/Zero Carbon Transport

The British Council and the Newton Fund support the University of Birmingham and the University of Jordan to hold a workshop on the transition to low/ zero carbon transport in Amman. This workshop aims to provide a platform for knowledge exchange and collaboration between early-career researchers addressing the global challenge of clean transport in the context of Jordan. The invitation extends to researchers from the UK and Jordan to interact and explore research collaborations. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered. The application deadline is 05 April 2019. More

UNIDO ITPO Italy — Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness

UNIDO ITPO Italy invites applications for the international contest “Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness”. Innovative ideas and technologies relative to the entire agribusiness value chain – developed by startups, businesses, research centers and academia – that could be successfully applied in Developing Countries (DCs) are eligible. Applications from enterprises, startups, universities, research centres, NGOs, researchers, and smallholders farmers are welcome. Winners in 7 categories will be invited to the Award Ceremony at EXCO 2019 (May 2019), receive mentorship, and have access to possible business partnerships. Applications must be received by 31 March 2019. About the contest

U.S. Department of State — Combatting Wildlife Trafficking through International Mail

The Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement seeks projects to raise awareness on wildlife trafficking within mail facilities and improve cooperation and coordination on wildlife interdiction. Projects under this call may request up to US$250 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 17 May 2019. Link

Swiss State Secretariat for Education — Research Collaboration with the MENA region

The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) will fund up to 10 research projects with institutions in the MENA region. Innovation starting grants aim to foster collaboration between Swiss researchers from universities or research institutes in the Middle East and North Africa. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. The maximum grant amount is CHF50 thousand. Eligible (developing) countries include Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, and Tunisia. The deadline for submission is 25 March 2019. More about this opportunity

World Energy Council — Future Energy Leaders 2019

The World Energy Council looks for bright young professionals from all around the world to join its Future Energy Leaders’ program (FEL-100). Future Energy Leaders (FELS), form a community and have the chance to shape the global energy agenda. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in an energy-related field and not be more than 35 years old. The deadline for nominations is 24 February 2019. Hurry up

Government of India — India-Egypt Bilateral Cooperation

The Government of India invites research projects to apply to the Call for Joint Proposals, with the aim of encouraging scientific and technological co-operation between Egypt and India. Priority research areas include biotechnology, energy applications, among others. Financial support for international air fares, accommodation and Rs2,500 per diem for expenses, and also minor support for research related expenses like contingency and consumables can be provided. The deadline for submission of proposals is 31 March 2019. Link

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Bioenergy Awards 2019

The IUSSTF’s program ‘Bioenergy – Awards for Cutting Edge Research’ (B- ACER) aims to nurture contacts between students and scientists from India and the USA in frontline area of biofuels and bioenergy. Opportunities are available for Indian citizens to pursue internships and fellowships at reputed U.S. scientific/technological institutions or laboratories to undertake the research work. Fellowships are for up to 12 months and include travel expenses and a monthly allowance. The application deadline is 30 April 2019. Find details

European Commission (Horizon 2020) — Negative Emissions and Land-Use based Mitigation Assessment

The European Commission, under Horizon 2020, launches a call for research and innovation action on negative emissions and land-use based mitigation assessment. Actions should address one of the following sub-topics: Feasibility of negative emissions for climate stabilisation; or Land-based mitigation. Applicants can request a contribution between €5 million and €7 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. International cooperation is encouraged for both sub-topics of the call. The deadline for applications is 19 February 2019. Call description and documents

Swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network — Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South

The Swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC) aims to establish Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOCs). Activities under CLOCs shall be related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and involve education & research aspects. The requested funding for of each CLOC must not exceed CHF150 thousand. (Note: This call is not about funding research projects, but aims at establishing institutional cooperation supporting better joint research and education activities.). The application deadline is 31 March 2019. About CLOCs