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Global Landscapes Forum — Call for African Filmmakers

The Youth in Landscapes Initiative invites filmmakers between 18  and 35 years, to create a short film that showcases the power and the potential of youth-led actions and innovations in improving landscape management in communities in Ghana. Selected filmmakers will join the Youth in Landscape Camp being held near Accra (October 2019). The film must be between three and six minutes and can be of any genre or creative narrative. The film and supporting materials have to be received by 20 September 2019. More

IIDEA — Regional Integration Projects in East Africa

IIDEA invites organizations from East Africa to submit small-scale regional integration projects in agriculture, and other themes. Projects should focus on the needs of Youth and Women in the region. Financial support may range from US$10 thousand to US$50 thousand. Projects have to be implemented within a 12-month time-frame. Applications must be received not later than 30 July 2019. Click here to know more

World Hunger Fighters Foundation — Fellowship for African Youths

The World Hunger Fighters Foundation seeks applications for the Borlaug-Adesina Fellowship. The fellowship program is aimed at African youths between the ages of 21 and 30 years old. The fellows will be invited to attend the WHFF Africa Youth Institute at the World Food Prize Foundation in Iowa (USA). The deadline for applications is 31 July 2019. Click here

Climate Chance — Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019

Climate Chance opens the call for proposals for the Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019. The call is open to local authorities, businesses, NGOs, trade unions, scientists, representatives from agricultural, youth, women and indigenous organisations, educators and citizens. Initiatives corresponding to many themes will be considered: Access to climate finance in Africa; Developing African cities in a sustainable way; Agriculture, food and reforestation in Africa; Renewable energy and energy efficiency in Africa; Adaptation and Water in Africa; Education and Training on Climate Change in Africa; and others. Selected initiatives will be presented during the thematic workshops at the summit and/or will be published on the Cartography for action. Deadline for submissions is 31 May 2019. More

Unilever — Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards invite nominations of individuals ages 18 to 35 anywhere in the world who have initiatives, products, or services that address sustainability challenges in three categories. The categories are ‘improve people’s health and well-being’; ‘improve the health of the planet’; and ‘contribute to a fairer and more socially inclusive world’. Unilever will recognise up to eight winners in 2019, each of whom will be awarded a cash prize in addition to one-to-one mentoring support for a year. The overall winner will receive the “HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize” of €50 thousand, the remaining winners will each receive a €8.5 thousand cash award. The deadline for nominations is 30 June 2019. Link

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa — Call for Funding

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) invites applications for funding support for innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholder platforms to scale agricultural technologies in Africa. The call aims to provide support to existing or new innovation platforms, agribusinesses and other multi-stakeholders platforms. Proposals must include youth and woman. The grants are up to US$20 thousand for a period of two years. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019. About the call

Samsung Engineering — Environmental Essay Competition 2019

Samsung Engineering jointly with UN Environment launches the 12th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition inviting the youth all over the world to raise awareness on the theme “Beat Air Pollution”. The competition aims to collect inspiring and creative ideas on why we should reduce air pollution with regards to its causes, effects, and consequences. Eligibility extends to Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 14 and 24 years. The winners will receive a certificate and a Samsung tablet. Deadline for submissions is 02 September 2019. More

U.S. Department of State — Regional Workshops for ASEAN NGOs

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a program of the U.S. government to support bright young leaders ages 18-35 in the ASEAN countries. YSEALI seeks organizations to implement a five day workshop in Malaysia to boost the strategic communication and advocacy skills of NGOs in Southeast Asia. The workshop should build capacity in working with the media and focus on human and wildlife trafficking and environmental sustainability. Funding of US$250 thousand is available. Eligible participants must be citizens from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, or Timor-Leste. The application deadline is 30 June 2019. YSEALI Regional Workshop

Takeda Foundation — Young Entrepreneurship Award 2019

The Takeda Foundation accepts applications for the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award. The Award is for young entrepreneurs trying to address real technological and social needs by creating goods and services that enhance the well-being of communities around the world. Past winners include projects in the field of water management, disaster-relief and biotechnology, among others. The winner of the Best Entrepreneur Award will receive 1 million Japanese yen. Five selected entrepreneurs will receive 200 thousand Japanese yen each. The application period ends 28 June 2019. About the award

U.S. Department of State — Go Green on Campuses and in Surrounding Communities

The U.S. Department of State announces an exchange program between South African and American undergraduate students and nearby youth community leaders. The program provides grants to projects with the aim to organize sessions on aspects of environmental preservation/conservation and help participants to develop a plan to implement a conservation/environmental preservation plan on their campuses and in their communities. Grants may range from US$60 thousand to a maximum of US$90 thousand. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2019. More