Applications Open for IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016: Improving the Lives of People in Developing World

Deadline: 18 May 2016 ​International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is currently accepting applications for the IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2016, to promote the growth of Canadian and developing country capacity in research to improve the lives of people in the developing world. Thematic Priorities Agriculture and Environment Inclusive Economies Technology and Innovation Award Information The award will cover justifiable field research expenses up to CA$20,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

ARCOS Small Grants Programme: Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation in Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Abertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) in partnership with the MacArthur Foundation is currently seeking proposals for ARCOS Small Grants Programme with an aim to enhance collaborative sustainable solutions for biodiversity and people, focusing on critical landscapes and watersheds of the Albertine Rift, the Great Lakes Region of East and Central Africa and the African Mountains. Thematic Orientations Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change … [Read more...]

AREF Research Development Fellowship 2016: Supporting Researchers working on Human Health Challenges in Africa

Deadline: 6 July 2016 The Africa Research Excellence Fund is seeking applications for its AREF Research Development Fellowship 2016 with an aim to enhance the research competitiveness of early-career African researchers who have research leadership potential and are working on important challenges for human health in Africa. Objectives to develop your own research ideas and researchable questions to develop your skills - advanced research methods or technologies - to advance those … [Read more...]

PeaceNexus Foundation’s 2016 Organizational Development Grant

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The PeaceNexus Foundation has announced a call for applications for its 2016 Organizational Development Grant. NGOs in the Western Balkans, West Africa, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan as well as international NGOs can apply for this opportunity. Eligibility criteria Only registered non-profit organisations with a peacebuilding relevant mandate and activities are eligible; Think-tanks, academic institutions and policy makers without operational peace-building activities in … [Read more...]

CRDF Global: Seeking Proposals for 2016 U.S. MENA Joint Research Competition

Deadline: 15 June 2016 CRDF Global is accepting proposals for its 2016 U.S.-MENA Joint Research Initiative, to support research projects between young Arab female investigators in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) and U.S. researchers in the agricultural sciences. CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training, and services. Goals Support high-quality, … [Read more...]

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...]

ECOWAS/AFD Call for Proposals: Innovative Operations for Food Security and Nutrition in West Africa

Deadline: 24 April 2016 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), through the intermediary of the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food (RAAF), based in Lomé, and with the financial support of the Agence Françoise de Development (AFD) is currently inviting the national, regional, or international organizations to conduct innovative projects favoring improved food and nutrition security in West Africa. The “Innovative Operations for Food and Nutrition Security” initiative falls … [Read more...]

Procurement Officer at ECA, Ethiopia

Deadline: 14 May 2016 United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Procurement Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Procurement Officer and overall supervision of the Chief Supply Chain Management Section and/or the Director of Division of Administration. ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member … [Read more...]

Human Resources Officer at ECA, Ethiopia

Deadline: 7 April 2016 United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The duration of this post is 11 months. ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Key Jobs Responsibilities The Human Resources Officer will perform … [Read more...]

Project Coordinator at FAO, Uganda

Deadline: 11 April 2016 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordinator in Kampala, Uganda. The duration of this post is 2 years. The Project Coordinator will lead the Technical Management Unit (TMU) and will responsible for the overall administration, technical implementation and day-to-day coordination and monitoring of the project activities including budgeting, planning and … [Read more...]

MINDS: Call for Applications for African Researchers

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is accepting applications from distinguished African researchers to conduct research on the subject of institutional development in Africa examining one of these three (3) aspects: Nation building in Africa: This paper will examine case studies of post-independence-era attempts at nation building in Africa, interrogating the ideals, objectives and methodologies by which the objectives were pursued. The … [Read more...]

HRSA: International AIDS Education and Training Center to Improve Health Outcomes of People Living with HIV

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications for the International AIDS Education and Training Center (IAETC) program with an aim to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLWH) along the HIV treatment cascade by building sustainable health systems, including a global workforce with the right skills, mix, and distribution to respond to HIV and other population health priorities in … [Read more...]

Program Associate at Search for Common Ground, Democratic Republic of Congo

Deadline: Ongoing Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Associate in Democratic Republic of Congo. The Program Associate will support regional programming in the DRC, as well as support proposal development and reporting for SFCG’s country program in the DRC. SFCG's mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches, toward cooperative solutions. Key Jobs … [Read more...]

European Commission Call for Proposals: Improving Secondary Education in Malawi

Deadline: 5 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled "Improving Secondary Education in Malawi (ISEM)". ISEM has been designed with an overall objective to strengthen Malawi’s education sector and its capacity to satisfy the economy’s need for educated youth through expansion and improvement of equitable access to inclusive quality education. ISEM mission is to:  Increase  access to secondary education through … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Supporting Collaborative Projects in the Target Countries

Deadline: 17 May 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently seeking applications from the eligible organisations for its Creative Force Programme with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who work with either culture or the media to bring about change. Funding Information Applicants can apply for … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: MENA Leadership Academy Training Program to Strengthen Civic Engagement and Participation in the MENA Region

Deadline: 10 April 2016 The Konrad Adenauer Foundation has currently launched a regional training program under MENA Leadership Academy, designed for young adults in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The overall objective of the training program is to enhance knowledge of professional methodology; strengthen the understanding of the role of civil society, and of the concept of participation; to increase the CSO contribution to economic and social development as well as its role as … [Read more...]

Chief of Party at Global Communities, Senegal

Deadline: Ongoing Global Communities is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Party in Dakar, Senegal. The Chief of Party will be responsible for project activities and staff, technical leadership, and administrative oversight of the program. The mission of Global Communities is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe. Key Jobs Responsibilities The … [Read more...]

Bureau of Counterterrorism: Establishing CVE Center of Excellence and Counter-messaging Hub in East Africa

Deadline: 15 May 2016 U.S. Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism (CT) is seeking applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based organisations to support the U.S. Government to establish, develop and operationalize the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Center of Excellence and Counter-messaging Hub in East Africa. Project Objectives CT seeks applications that demonstrate organizational and institutional capacity to carry out the following activities in Djibouti and/or throughout East … [Read more...]

Project Manager at WVI, Mozambique

Deadline: 6 April 2016 World Vision International (WVI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Maputo City, Mozambique. The duration of this post is 2+ years. The Project Manager will serve as representative of the project and will be responsible for the activities and all personnel under this grant. WVI’s mission is to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. Key Jobs … [Read more...]

Senior Environmental Specialist at WBG, Mali

Deadline: 18 April 2016 The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Environmental Specialist in Bamako, Mali. The Senior Environmental Specialist will support the Africa region in the preparation and implementation of lending operations and ASAs in coordination with governments, donors and other stakeholders particularly in the areas of environmental management, pollution and safeguards. WBG has set two ambitious goals to … [Read more...]