samedi 18 juillet 2015

Funding opportunities in Agriculture and related fields

Funding News Bulletin

This is a twice monthly bulletin on available funding opportunities which are posted on thewww.ypard.net website. If you have any comments or questions about this information service, please contact us at info@ypard.net.
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Latest funding opportunities

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy -- Research on Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America 2016

Deadline: 
20 Jul 2015
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy calls for proposals on several themes related to land policy and urban development in Latin America. One of these themes is climate change and environmental risks, such as for populations living on flood plains and steep slopes. The Lincoln Institute will pay for the research project based on the scope of work and the justification of the proposed budget. Most recent projects are under US$30 thousand.

UK Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs -- Darwin Main Projects, Round 22

Deadline: 
20 Jul 2015
The Darwin Initiative funds capacity building, training, research, and education in support of the major conventions on biodiversity -- focusing on the developing world. The program invites applications for main projects, which are normally around £250 thousand to £300 thousand for projects of up to three years. There are no restrictions on the location or nationality of applicants, but projects must benefit biodiversity and local communities in developing countries.

Graça Machel Scholarships for Women

Deadline: 
27 Jul 2015
Graça Machel Trust offers scholarships for Southern Africa’s future women leaders. The application process is the same as for Canon Collins Scholarships for Postgraduate study in South Africa. For further information and to apply, please click here. Are you eligible? To apply for a scholarship under this programme you must be:

Entrepreneurs for Social Change

Deadline: 
30 Jul 2015
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations launched the third edition of Entrepreneurs for Social Change and youth aged 18 to 35 from the Euro-Mediterranean region are invited to apply.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Agribusiness in Liberia

Deadline: 
31 Jul 2015
USAID-Monrovia invites applications for a 4-year agribusiness development activity as a component of the program "Feed the Future." USAID will promote agricultural inputs and post-harvest handling, processing, packaging, and marketing to raise the incomes of small-holder farmers in Liberia. Eligibility for funding is unrestricted.

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) -- John Allwright Fellowship 2015

Deadline: 
31 Jul 2015
ACIAR awards the John Allwright Fellowship for university post-graduate studies in Australia. Applicants are citizens of ACIAR's priority partner countries, and engaged in an ACIAR collaborative project at the time of application. Each awardee pursues research at an Australian tertiary institution relevant to the project in which the awardee is engaged prior to taking up the award.

WWF in India -- Small Grants Program

Deadline: 
31 Jul 2015
WWF-India offers grants up to Rs. 400 thousand for conservation research or action projects of up to two years. Grants are made to individuals to be utilized primarily for field activities. Priority is for research and conservation aligned with WWF's program in India.

Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) – Research and Training in Food Security

Deadline: 
01 Aug 2015
The Seed Fund for Research and Training (SFRT) is open to individuals in ASEAN member countries for competitive grants up to US$15 thousand in research and training related to agriculture and rural development.

Scholarships - Master of Integrated Water Management (Australia)

Deadline: 
01 Aug 2015
The International Water Centre (IWC) is currently offering several full scholarships for high calibre international candidates* interested in studying the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) commencing in Semester 1, 2016 at The University of Queensland.

IDRC Research Awards 2016

Deadline: 
06 Aug 2015
This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master's or doctoral degree at a recognized university. These research awards may be part of an academic requirement.
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Pacific-American Climate Fund

Deadline: 
10 Aug 2015
The Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) is a five-year project that provides grants to civil society organizations in the developing countries of the Pacific Islands to support measures for climate change adaptation.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Water and Sanitation in Uganda

Deadline: 
10 Aug 2015
USAID-Kampala invites applications for a cooperative agreement to implement its Uganda Sanitation Program. The project will provide a series of contemporary, integrated water and sanitation interventions at community and household levels. Eligibility for this award is not restricted. Funding Opportunity RFA-617-15-000008.

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