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United Nations University -- Masters in Integrated Drylands Management 2015-2016

posted Jun 30, 2015, 4:25 AM by Site Manager

The UNU's Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (UNU-INWEH) offers an MSc program jointly with several partner institutions. The program is designed to enhance the capacity of developing countries to manage their drylands resources, and to provide young professionals with an international perspective on resource management in drylands. Upon completion of the course work and approval of the research proposal, students carry out their field research in coordination with one of the partner organizations. On a competitive basis, the program offers a limited number of fellowships to qualified candidates from developing countries. The application deadline is 15 July 2015. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) -- Water and Sanitation in Uganda

posted Jun 21, 2015, 8:32 AM by Site Manager

USAID-Kampala invites applications for a cooperative agreement to implement its Uganda Sanitation Program. The project will provide a series of contemporary, integrated water and sanitation interventions at community and household levels. Eligibility for this award is not restricted. Funding Opportunity RFA-617-15-000008.  The application deadline is 10 August 2015.  Link

Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) -- Water Research

posted Jun 11, 2015, 12:20 PM by Site Manager

The French Embassy in India and the Indian Department of Science & Technology co-sponsor the Indo-French Scientific Networking Programme in the field of water. Priority research areas are wastewater treatment, and natural water treatment systems. Proposals should include two to five Indian partners, and two to five French partners. At least one industrial partner and one academic partner must be included in each project. The deadline for proposals is 01 July 2015. Link

Italian Cooperation -- Fellowships for Africans in Natural Resources Management

posted Jun 11, 2015, 12:10 PM by Site Manager

Italian Cooperation will fund up to 16 participants for masters studies at the University of Florence in subjects of natural resources management for tropical rural development. The fellowships are for candidates interested in the Land and Water curriculum. Eligible countries are Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Somalia, and Sudan. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 10 July 2015. Link

Stockholm International Water Institute -- Stockholm Water Prize 2016

posted Jun 11, 2015, 11:20 AM by Site Manager

The Stockholm Water Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievements supporting the availability, conservation, and protection of the world’s water resources. The award is open to individuals and organizations of any nationality whose work contributes broadly to the conservation and protection of water resources. The Stockholm Water Prize consists of an award of US$150 thousand and a crystal sculpture. The deadline for nominations is 25 September 2015. Link

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) -- Research on Water Basins in Southeast Asia

posted May 20, 2015, 3:25 AM by Site Manager

The CGIAR welcomes applications from young and mid-career researchers on issues important for the Nu-Thanlwin-Salween and Mekong River basins. Research themes include water governance; healthy rivers; river food systems; healthy landscape and ecosystems; and gender and social justice. There are 12 fellowships are available for each river basin, to be undertaken over 16 months on a part-time basis starting in June 2015. The call is open to anyone, with preference given to nationals from the countries that share the respective river basins. The application deadline is 22 May 2015. Link

U.S. Department of State -- Mining Gold Without Using Mercury

posted May 20, 2015, 3:04 AM by Site Manager

The U.S. Department of State will make grants to promote mercury-free processes in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Sub-Saharan Africa. Eligibility for funding extends to non-profit NGOs, educational institutions, and public international organizations. There will be one grant up to US$100 thousand. Funding Opportunity OES-OMM-15-001. The deadline for applications is 29 June 2015. Link

Blue Planet Network -- Community Water Supply

posted May 20, 2015, 2:36 AM by Site Manager

Blue Planet Network funds projects that provide safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, grassroots watershed management, and related activities to improve community water supply. Blue Planet Network raises funds online from individuals, foundations, trusts, corporations, community groups, and other donors. The funding is directed to the implementing partners of Blue Planet Network. Implementing partners are grassroots NGOs in developing countries where the water projects are carried out. Other implementers are international development NGOs that have water-related programs and projects in developing countries. Organizations apply to Blue Planet Network to become implementing partners.  Link

Global Nature Fund -- Living Lakes Network

posted May 20, 2015, 2:30 AM by Site Manager

Living Lakes is a global network of partnership organizations to protect lakes, wetlands, and other freshwater sources and their catchment areas. The network takes an ecosystems approach to include biodiversity conservation and support for local livelihoods (e.g., in agriculture, fisheries, tourism, etc.). Living Lakes does not make project grants, but it offers network assistance to members. Members are able to include their projects and proposals in the Living Lakes portfolio for the attention of potential donors and sponsors. Members may also apply for assistance to participate in the meetings, workshops, and conferences of Living Lakes -- and to seek other forms of networking and training support. Applications can be submitted at any time. Link

International Water Center -- International Masters Scholarships 2016

posted May 10, 2015, 11:39 PM by Site Manager

Australia's International Water Center announces funding for three international candidates accepted into the Master of Integrated Water Management. Two scholarships will cover full tuition and living expenses, and a third will cover full tuition. Applications are invited from eligible countries in Asia-Pacific; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; the Middle East; Europe; and North America. The application deadline is 01 August 2015. Link

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