Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

Apply for APN South Asia Media Fellowship on Climate Change!

Deadline: 15 May 2016 APN and the University of Peradeniya are currently inviting applicants for its fully funded two-day South Asia Media Visit in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The media visit is designed to engage media in expanding efforts to raise awareness about, and disseminate information on and lessons learned from, APN funded projects on global change and sustainability issues. The theme for the media visit is Home Garden Systems in the face of Climate Change. Activities The activities planned … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Midwives4all Prize 2016: Saving the Lives of Mothers, New born & Families!

Deadline: 6 April 2016 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is currently inviting applicants for its Midwives4all Prize 2016 with a motive to increase the visibility of their good work in saving the lives of mothers, new born and families. The Midwives4all Prize, a certificate of recognition, is awarded to an exceptional midwife who has demonstrated her/his achievements as a change-agent in the midwifery profession through education, provision of services, regulation, research, … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment Fund III: Building Capacity of Enterprises & Women Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 21 March 2016 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is currently accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for its third annual Women’s Empowerment Fund (WEF), a financing mechanism designed to scale effective business models for empowerment through women’s energy entrepreneurship. WEF’s goal is to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. Focus … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Apply for 7th Earth Care Awards 2016: Protecting Land and Water Resources

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Applications are open for 7th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2016 to promote resilience to climate change and reduction of greenhouse gases in the development of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community based mitigation … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [Read more...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation Research Grants 2016: Supporting Academic & Scientific Research

Deadline: 18 April 2016 Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking applications from Asia- Pacific researchers for its Research Grant Programme 2016. The Programme supports academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation’s Civil Society Fund: The South Asia Water Governance Program to Support Transboundary Water Issues

Deadline: 22 March 2016 The Asia Foundation is seeking proposals from eligible non-government (NGO) and civil society organisations (CSOs) for Civil Society Fund (CSF) of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP) that will support civil society and community engagement on transboundary water issues in the South Asia region. The CSF seeks to promote regional cooperation in the management of the Himalayan river systems in order to deliver sustainable, fair, and inclusive and climate … [Read more...]

Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!

Deadline: 26 February 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications for its open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. UNICEF works with governments, civil society organizations, and other organizations around the world to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, health, development and participation and is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Eligible … [Read more...]

Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders

Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for the Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship that encourages and promotes their scholarship, leadership, community service or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be the next generation of leaders. AWIB is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 12 February 2016 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC has jointly announced applications for Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, … [Read more...]

Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF): A Leadership Programme for the Young South Asian Leaders

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Swedish Institute (SI) is currently inviting the young leaders from South Asia to participate in the Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF), an intercultural leadership programme that aims to lay a foundation for dialogue and knowledge sharing among young leaders. The YCF 2016 will be held in Sweden from 29 August to 16 September 2016. YCF is designed to provide the participants with new skills, broadened networks and innovative tools to strengthen their … [Read more...]

SIDA Short Course on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’: Professionals from Africa & Asia can Participate!

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) International Training Programme (ITP) is organizing the training on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’.  The Part 1 of this training will be held from Oct 3 to 28, 2016 in Malmö, Sweden and the Part 2 training in April 24-29, 2017 in one of the participating countries. The International Training Programme in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is designed for individuals holding positions in … [Read more...]

Apply for the New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Applicants are invited for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme and managed by MFAT. The selection process in New Zealand is managed by Universities New Zealand. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The CSFP was established at the first … [Read more...]

Aga Khan Foundation’s International Scholarship Programme 2016-2017

Deadline: 31 March 2016 The Aga Khan Foundation is currently accepting applications from students around different countries for its 2016-2017 International Scholarship Programme. Application forms can be obtained from the Aga Khan Foundation or Aga Khan Education Service/Board office in the applicant’s country of current residence. The Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries that have no … [Read more...]

Demo Environment Fund by SIDA: Reducing Poverty by developing Partnerships for Planning & Demonstration Projects in 11 Countries

Deadline: 19 February 2016 Applications are currently invited for Demo Environment Fund, a challenge fund financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) and managed by The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. Demo Environment is a programme that aims to promote sustainability and reduce poverty by developing partnerships and knowledge about new and innovative technical solutions. The programme represents an opportunity for a range of private and public sector … [Read more...]

GIST Tech-I Competition in Sectors of Agriculture, ICT, Health & Energy for Individuals in Developing Countries

Deadline: 15 January 2016 Are you a scientist? An entrepreneur? A researcher? An innovator? A student? Or are you just someone who has a great idea or startup company and are looking to change the world?  If yes, GIST Tech-I Competition is for you! Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) is currently inviting applications for its GIST Tech-I Competition. It is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. The GIST Tech-I … [Read more...]

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