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Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders — Training Program 2023

The Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders’ training program helps develop early-career conservation professionals through a combination of skills training, networking opportunities, and the completion of a global wildlife conservation initiative. Participation in the program lasts for two years. Applicants should have at least three years experience in wildlife conservation, with at least 15 years in the profession ahead of them. International applicants must show an ability to cover the cost of two flights to the USA, and must be fluent in English. Applications will be accepted until from 01-31 October 2023. More

French Institute for Development Research — Climate Education in the Caribbean

The French Research Institute for Development (IRD) seeks to improve primary, secondary and higher education on geohazards and climate change in the Caribbean region. The grant recipient needs to develop teaching materials and tools for basic and higher levels education and be able to develop a regional database to facilitate the sharing among institutions in the Caribbean region. Funding of US$150 thousand is available. Eligibility extends to academic and research institutions/organizations, incubators and start-ups. The application deadline is 30 April 2023. Details

United Nations Development Programme — Young Leaders Development Program

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Samsung Mobile announce Generation17 – a joint initiative aimed at empowering young changemakers to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Samsung and UNDP provide mentorship, technology, and networking opportunities to 14 young leaders across six world regions. Applicants need to be between 18-30 years at the time of application. Applications have to be submitted by 07 May 2023. Generation17

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Communicating Just Transition Issues

The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers a free communication course for organizations in Brazil working in communication and journalism. The hybrid course will consist of a series of 4 weeks of training in which participants will receive training in parallel with climate journalists. Applicants must be full-time employees with a role in communications and media engagement. The application deadline is 08 May 2023. Know more

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans — Fellowships 2023

The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) supports capacity building in oceanography for individuals and institutions in developing countries. POGO’s Visiting Fellowships Program is open to scientists, technicians, graduate students (PhD), and post-doctoral fellows involved in oceanographic work. Priority is given to applicants in their early stages of career development. The fellowship offers the opportunity to visit other oceanographic centers for a short period of training on any aspect of oceanographic observations, analyses, and interpretation. The application deadline is 15 May 2023. Find fellowship information

Women in Africa — Support for African Women Entrepreneurs

The JAMII Femmes initiative aims to increase the impact of African women entrepreneurs on the African economy and support the creation of innovative solutions for sustainable development. The program consists of a 4-month digital training phase, access to grants, an accelerator program and a special prize of US$10 thousand. JAMII Femmes is open to female entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Kenya and Ivory Coast. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. JAMII Femmes

Sustainable Ocean Alliance and Environmental Defense Fund — Climate-Resilient Fisheries Fellowship

Sustainable Ocean Alliance and Environmental Defense Fund offers a Fellowship to early-career entrepreneurs and organizations working on projects anywhere in the world that benefit fisheries and promote community resilience to climate change. Fellows receive grant funding and special access to mentorship and online courses to develop new leadership and technical skills. Fellows must be between 18-36 years old and be affiliated with an organization. The last day to submit an application is 16 April 2023. Details here

Google — Environmental Journalism and Science Communication

The Sustainability Laboratory supports journalism and local content creators who work in the coverage of environmental issues and science communication. The program offers training to organizations and communication professionals in Brazil specialized in the coverage of environmental topics. The program will select 20 organizations from all regions of the country to participate in training and workshops. Eligibility extends to professional news organizations located in Brazil. The subscription deadline for the program is 17 April 2023. Know more

SEED — Starter Program for Eco-Enterprises

SEED offers valuable resources and professional support to expand entrepreneurial ideas while learning from peers during interactive SEED Starter workshops. SEED Starter workshops consist of a team of 2-5 members that bring in a business idea for addressing environmental, social and economic challenges. Successful alumni are invited to apply for a SEED Grant for up to €1,000 which pays for resources required to establish the new enterprise. Eco-Entrepreneurs from South Africa are invited to apply for the next starter workshop. Applications have to be received by 23 April 2023. Link to current openings

Greenovations — Incubation and Mentorship Program Africa

Greenovations Africa offers incubation and mentorship support for green entrepreneurs. The program is open to young innovators and entrepreneurs from African nationalities, aged below 35 years old, with an innovative business in an early stage in the following green sectors: Agriculture, renewable energy, waste management, water management and climate action. Participants receive tailor-made support, mentorship, as well as a seed grant funding of €3,300 to bring their innovation to market and scale. The deadline for application is 23 April 2023. Greenovations Africa