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...]