The Getty Foundation offers Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Science

Deadline: 17 November 2014 Interested scientists from around the globe are invited to submit applications for The Getty Conservation Institute's (GCI) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Science. This foundation supports research and the infusion of new ideas and knowledge into the practice of conservation. Benefits: The next GCI Postdoctoral Fellows will be in residence at the Getty Center for two years beginning in September 2015. In addition to a monthly stipend prorated to the … [Read more...]

Promoting entrepreneurship and agribusiness development : Enhancing a fertile business climate

Deadline: 24 March 2015 Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is accepting applications for course on Promoting entrepreneurship and agribusiness development : Enhancing a fertile business climate. The mission of this 14 day course is to concentrate on the things entrepreneurs care most about, and that ultimately affects their bottom line: how to promote money, earn money, save money and help others to act thus. The training will be built on the entrepreneurial life cycle, based on … [Read more...]

Plant genetic resources and seeds : Community resilience in the face of change

Deadline: 24 March 2015 Application are being accepted for course on Plant genetic resources and seeds : Community resilience in the face of change organized under Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. The major purpose of this programme is to enhance applicants capability to apply state-of-the-art strategies for managing Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA). The training is experience-based and task-oriented. It includes fieldwork in the Jeypore district, in one … [Read more...]

Adaptive management of natural resources : Managing environmental impact of rural development

Deadline: 24 March 2015 Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation has announced applications for Adaptive management of natural resources : Managing environmental impact of rural development. The mission of this programme is to understand the importance and use of collaborative learning processes in multi-stakeholder settings. This three-week course has been developed in partnership between Wageningen University and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Kwame Nkrumah … [Read more...]

Agriculture nutrition linkages : Ensuring nutritional impact of agricultural projects

Deadline: 24 March 2015 Applications are being accepted for course on Agriculture nutrition linkages : Ensuring nutritional impact of agricultural projects under Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. This course will be conducted from 12 October 2015 until Fri 23 October 2015. The goal of this programme is to contribute to improving nutrition by making agricultural development programmes more nutrition sensitive. Objectives: understand the concepts of food systems, food … [Read more...]

Landscape leadership : Professionals qualities for entrepreneurial landscapes

Deadline: 21 July 2015 All eligible applicants are invited to submit application for course on Landscape leadership : Professionals qualities for entrepreneurial landscapes organized by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. This course will be conducted form 16 November 2015 to 27 November 2015. The main purpose of this programme is to bring together stakeholders with conflicting interests; facilitating negotiation processes on access rights and land use; promoting constructive … [Read more...]

The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship for All

Deadline: 7 November 2014 All eligible applicants from around the globe are invited to submit The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The purpose of this programme to supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. Benefits: Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half-time. The terms of the fellowship provide for no institutional support, … [Read more...]

The Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards for Women around the globe

Deadline: 15 October 2014 Aspiring women from all nations are called to apply for Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards Program offered by Anita Borg Institute. ABI is a social enterprise founded on the belief that women are vital to building technology that the world needs. The award is offered mainly to create a network of women technologists helping one another and to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology. Awards: Awards range from $500.00 to $1000. 00 USD. Applications … [Read more...]

Apply now for BIGSSS‐HWK Visiting Fellowship Programme

Deadline: 20 October 2014 The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) together with the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Institute for Advanced studies is accepting applications for 6 months Visiting Fellowship Program. The goal of this programme is to promote the disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration of internationally renowned scientists and young investigators to focus on research projects for a certain span of time without the distractions of their … [Read more...]

Media design for social change

Deadline: 21 October 2014 Applicants from the field of Media are invited to take part in International course on Media design for social change. This course will be conducted in The Netherlands from 18 - 29 May 2015. Theme: Become an inspiring partner in commissioning media production The mission of this programme is to gain a basic insight into key concepts of media, arts and creative industries and you will learn how to use concepts and models to improve and enrich media design and … [Read more...]

Integrated pest management and food safety

Deadline: 21 October 2014 Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation has announced course on Integrated pest management and food safety. This 3 weeks course will be conducted in The Netherlands,  01 - 19 June 2015. Theme: The challenge of combining pesticide use and ensuring safe food Good Agricultural Practices and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) have become essential components of sustainable agriculture. The integration of various control measures, where pesticides are used only as a … [Read more...]

Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of food and nutrition security programmes

Deadline: 21 October 2014 Governmental and non-governmental organizations are invite to apply for Course on Monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment of food and nutrition security programmes. This programe is organized by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. Training programme will be conducted in The Netherlands, 01 - 19 June 2015. Theme: Provide support in assessing and enhancing impact The course emphasizes the need for careful selection of indicators in designing … [Read more...]

International training of trainers on IWRM

Deadline: 4 November 2014 Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation has invited applications for International training of trainers on integrated water resources management. The theme for this course is Facilitating water stewardship from a basin perspective. This course will take place in Wageningen, The Netherlands from 01 - 19 June 2015. The mission of this programme is to support trainers in developing the capacity to use them in their own wetland, basin or region and in planning for … [Read more...]

Plant variety protection (PVP)

Deadline: 21 October 2014 Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is seeking applications for Plant variety protection (PVP). The purpose of this programme is to facilitate the introduction and practical implementation of Plant Breeders’ Rights in countries where legislation on this matter is being developed or has recently been passed. This course will be conducted in The Netherlands from 15 - 26 June 2015. Areas Covered: Legal aspects – legal framework, requirements of the … [Read more...]

Rural entrepreneurship

Deadline: 21 October 2014 All eligible applicants from NFP Countries are invited to apply for Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation course on Rural entrepreneurship. This course will be conducted from 15 - 26 June 2015 in Ghana. The goal of this programme is to strengthen competence in the area of market access of small entrepreneurs. Key Components: a multi-stakeholder workshop in which producers in the value chain gather and share their issues and opportunities at functional … [Read more...]

Vegetable and potato production for emerging markets

Deadline: 21 October 2014 Interested technical staff, policymakers, scientists and programme or project managers are invited to submit applications for course on Vegetable and potato production for emerging markets. This programme is being organized by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation. Vegetables, including potato plays important role in the growth of economy and it is also source of good income for farmers so this course gives access to the latest insights of world leading … [Read more...]

USAID/Cote d’Ivoire Elimination of Child Vulnerability Grant Resources

Deadline: 12 August 2014 Well qualified organizations are invited to submit applications for program Cote d’Ivoire Resources towards Elimination of Child Vulnerability. This programme is being supported by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with the mission to strengthen the capacity of families and community networks to ensure the well-being of their most vulnerable members, including persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), … [Read more...]

Apply now for Canon Collins Green Matter Fellowships Awards

Deadline: 29 August 2014 Outstanding champions, leaders and advocates from South Africa are invited to submit application for The GreenMatter Fellowship Programme. The major purpose of this programme is to support South Africa's economic, environmental and social goals. Awards: Cash awards of R40 000 per year for study at Masters level and R 90 000 per year for study at PhD level. Financial support is complemented by networking, mentoring and structured professional development … [Read more...]

Enhancing Growth in New Enterprise Programme by TechnoServe

Deadline: 18 August 2014 TechnoServe together with Department for International Development (DFID), UK Government has announced funding for Enhancing Growth in New Enterprise programme (ENGINE), a national Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneurship Development Program.The mission of this programme is promote entrepreneurship and private sector development in Ghana. The program seeks to achieve its objectives through the following components: Business Plan Competition … [Read more...]

Liliane Foundation

Liliane Foundation (Liliane Fonds) objective is to make a contribution, that the quality of life of children and young people with disabilities improves in developing countries and that, now and later as adults, to participate in society. This Foundation provides access to medical and social rehabilitation to children and youngsters with disabilities in developing countries. Areas of Interest: Disability Children Human Rights Youth & Adolescents Health care Health Focus … [Read more...]