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Access Agriculture — Training for Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Access Agriculture invites applicants for the Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund. Participants have the chance to propose innovative business ideas or expand their existing business, around the dissemination of agricultural videos. Selected young entrepreneurs will receive a Digisoft smart projector with an in-built computer that contains a library with over 200 training videos. Applicants have to be younger than 30 years and reside in Latin America, Africa or the Asia-Pacific region. The application deadline is 21 March 2019. Find out how to enter

Western Union — Scholarship for Undergraduate Study

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or business/entrepreneurship. Selected scholarship recipients will receive US$2,500 each to contribute toward tuition at an accredited post-secondary institution. All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years. The application period closes 30 April 2019. About the scholarship

African Union — Support for Youth and Women in Livestock, Fisheries and Agribusiness

The African Union aims to promote the entrepreneurial agribusiness as means for job and wealth creation for Africa’s youth and women. Proposed projects under this call should address actions in the thematic areas of fisheries, aquaculture, animal farming and agribusiness networks. Existing agribusinesses and agribusiness startups may request grants of US$10 thousand or US$20 thousand. Deadline for submission of applications is 28 March 2019. Information

International Union for Conservation of Nature — Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest

IUCN announces the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest – My Place in Nature. The contest is open to all photographers and aspiring photographers worldwide. Participants are invited to share their story on ecosystems and show their very own place in nature. Winners will be announced on IUCN Red List of Ecosystems social media and exhibited at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Entrants under 18 years of age require a valid written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Registration are open until 30 April 2019. Find the photo contest

Fondation SUEZ — Student Prize for Water and Health

The 11th international “Water & Health” seminar will take place from 24 to 26 June 2019 in Cannes (France). Students are invited to apply for the SUEZ “Water & Health” prize. The student with the best research and contribution to improving water safety will receive €1,500. Applications are open until 26 April 2019. Link

ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth — ASEAN Youth Video Contest

The ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY) announces the 5th ASEAN Youth Video Contest (AYVC) focused on the theme “Renewable Energy:  Powering ASEAN’s Bright Future”. Young ASEAN filmmakers are invited to submit a 60-second video on the theme “Renewable Energy” showcasing what renewable energy sources mean to the future of youth and the region. The competition is open to amateur filmmakers (18 to 30 years old) from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. 10 selected finalists will participate in a video production workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam (April 2019). Videos have to be submitted by 19 February 2019. Interested?

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

Climate Justice Resilience Fund — Grants for Climate Change Adaptation

The Climate Justice Resilience Fund seeks grants applications for community-led, social justice approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience-building. Grants are made to women, youth, and indigenous peoples to create and share their own solutions for resilience. CJRF grants focus on four interrelated issues connected which climate change: (1) Water Access; (2) Food Security; (3) Sustainable Livelihoods; and (4) Migration and Relocation. The CJRF grantmaking strategic framework prioritizes multi-year grants and grants larger than US$100 thousand. Non-profit organizations from Alaska, Kenya, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the India are invited to apply. Letters of Inquiry for the Fall Round 2019 have to be submitted by 19 April 2019. More about the Climate Justice Resilience Fund

U.S. Department of State — Youth Leadership Program with Burma

The Office of Citizen Exchanges announces an open competition to conduct a four-week U.S.-based exchange program for teenagers and adult educators. The activities for each program will focus on civic education, community engagement and prepare participants to conduct projects at home that serve a community need. Applicants should plan to provide U.S.-based programming for 17-18 youth and 2-3 adult participants from Burma. Applicants may request up to US$190 thousand in project funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and universities. The deadline for application is 25 February 2019. Link

European Commission — Sustainable Development in Mongolia

The European Commission aims to increase capacity and establish an enabling environment for Mongolian CSOs to address issues of poverty and inequality. One of the priorities under this call is promoting women’s economic and social rights (which may include agriculture) and to increase NGO capacities to empower the youth. Eligible actions include mainly capacity building, networking, advocacy and research activities. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €500 thousand and €750 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Mongolia or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 29 January 2019. About