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Norad’s Oil for Development Programme: Grants for NGOs in 12 countries

Norad’s Oil for Development Programme: Grants for NGOs in 12 countries

Deadline: 1 October 2015 The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has an NGO grant programme called Oil for Development Programme and it is currently accepting proposals from organizations in 12 countries. The aim of the Oil for Development Programme is to reduce poverty by promoting economically, environmentally and socially responsible management of petroleum resources.… Continue Reading

NORHED Seed Funding to Build Competence within Research and Higher Education

NORHED Seed Funding to Build Competence within Research and Higher Education

The Norwegian Program for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED), the program of Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), works to strengthen capacity of higher education institutions in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs). The universities and other higher education institutions in the South; universities and higher education institutions in Norway… Continue Reading

Eligibility Criteria for NICFI

Eligibility Criteria for NICFI (Norwegian Forest and Climate Initiative Grant) Applicants can be civil society actors working within the field of reduced deforestation and forest degradation in targeted developing countries. Independent competence centers or think tanks with an idealistic, non-commercial purpose and inter-governmental organizations outside UN may also apply. Applicant must demonstrate significant relevance and… Continue Reading

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining

Introduction Across the globe the mining industry has experienced massive growth since the beginning of the 20th century. While large-scale mines cause much social and environmental harm, it is believed that small-scale and artisanal mines pose an even greater threat. Small-scale mining is a largely illegal and unregulated operation that consists of small enterprises initiating… Continue Reading

Top Ten Donors for HIV and AIDS Projects Worldwide

Top Ten Donors for HIV and AIDS Projects Worldwide

1. UNAIDS The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. UNAIDS unites the efforts of 11 UN organizations—UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UN Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank—and works closely… Continue Reading