Grant Opportunity by Maternal Newborn and Child Health Activity Agency for International Development Zambia USAID-Lusaka

Deadline: 17 February 2015 The United States Government (USG) represented by the U.S agency for Intenational Development mission in Zambia is requesting for applications for the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Project from eligible and qualified indigenous Zambian non-governmental organizations (NGOs). As per the availability of fund, USAID/Zambia intends to award a cooperative agreement of 4 years with maximum grant up to $7,500,000 USD. The program will start from May 2015 for a five year … [Read more...]

Job at UNDP : Development Researcher and Writer – Home-based

Application Deadline : 13 Feb 2013 Starting Date : 25 Feb 2013 (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) UNDP is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Development Researcher and Writer. This is home-based job and the duration of initial contract is 7 months. Fluency in English is a must. Working knowledge of reading in Spanish and/or French would be considered as asset. Qualifications and Experience : Master's degree in the following relevant fields: social or … [Read more...]

Job at IDRC:Communications & Public Relations Officer – Nairobi-Kenya

Deadline:  1 Feb 2013 International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada has invited applications from qualified and suitable applicants for the job/vacancy of Communications and Public Relations Officer. The location of this job will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Education Master’s degree or equivalent experience in communication, journalism, popularization of science and with considerable experience in a research and/or international development environment OR Master’s degree in … [Read more...]

Care USA Requires Deputy Director – Learning Tours – Washington

Date Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Applications are invited by Care USA from qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of Deputy Director, Learning Tours. Location of this job is Washington-US. Kindly note that job type is full time, Accompanied - Family and requires upto 40% travel. Responsibilities: • Project management; • Manage and support Program Manager and Program Officer; • Serve and Represent as a leader of the Global Advocacy Initiatives team; • Follow-up Advocacy … [Read more...]

Applications invited for Annual Summer Photo Competition

Deadline- 3rd of August 2012 International Summer Photo Competition is organized which offers Fantastic prizes and a great way to profile applicants photos photos. Rules- Applicant's photo must pertain to international development, entry is free, and there are some great prizes to be won! Pictures with the most Facebook likes win prizes. For more information, visit this link … [Read more...]

Round 2 of the CDKN Innovation Fund open for Africa

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Innovation Fund is flexible to catalyze a range of different project types, scales of operation and stages of development.  This fund is designed as an open competitive mechanism to offer fast-moving support for creative initiatives in the field of climate change and international development. The Fund has now launched the Round 2 which will provide support to innovative projects in Africa. Round 2 is now structured around support for … [Read more...]

The University of Edinburgh seeks Applications for Global Development Academy Master’s Scholarships

University of Edinburgh is one of the world-leading centres of academic excellence which aims to create and disseminate knowledge for the people. The university offers the best quality learning environment for the greater well-being of the students. The university also wishes to enhance its position as one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities. The University of Edinburgh is currently inviting applications for Edinburgh Global Development Academy Master's Scholarships from … [Read more...]

Reconsidering Development E-Journal seeks Entries focusing on Institutions for its Third Issue in a Variety of Formats

Reconsidering Development, an interdisciplinary E-journal based at the University of Minnesota, is currently seeking submissions in the form of writings, audio, video entries or any other artistic format for its third issue Reconsidering Development and the "Institutions”. The journal is theme-based but contributors are encouraged to be creative in integrating themes of each issue into their submissions. The issue will be launched in the fall of 2011. Submissions are sought that explore both … [Read more...]

USAID Partnership establishes African Agricultural Fund

The U.S. Agency for International Development, in collaboration with six partners, is establishing the African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF), investing $25 million in small- and medium-sized enterprises. It is a unique effort to provide the capital need to boost and support Africa's agriculture sector, which is severely in need of funds at the mount. The initiative has come at an opportune time, when food prices are drastically increasing in East Africa, as the region suffers the worst … [Read more...]

Unite for Sight invites people from variety of fields to attend the Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012

Unite for Sight is organizing the Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC) at Yale University, New Haven CT from April 21-22, 2012. This is one of world’s most important global health conferences and is attended by a large number of professionals and students from different parts of the world. The conference gives a platform to leaders, change-makers, and participants from different fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship to discuss various issues … [Read more...]