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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

Comic Relief -- International Grants Fund "Implementing and Adapting"

posted May 1, 2015, 2:56 AM by Site Manager

Comic Relief makes grants to address the root causes of poverty and injustice, with emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Among other issues that aim for stronger and fairer development, Comic Relief identifies the need for adequate water and sanitation, and ways to cope with environmental risks and shocks. Applications for funding are invited from qualified UK-registered charities. The deadline for Cycle 4 of "Implementing and Adapting" is 12 May 2015. Link

Swiss Re -- Leadership Prize in Water Management 2016

posted May 1, 2015, 2:43 AM by Site Manager

The International ReSource Award is a prize acknowledging social entrepreneurial thinking and leadership in implementing sustainable water management in developing and emerging countries. Each of three finalists will receive US$25 thousand and expert assistance to further develop their proposals in order to compete for a first prize of US$75 thousand. Eligibility for the Award extends to charities, non-profit organizations, and revenue-generating social enterprises. The application deadline for short proposals (Step I) is 31 May 2015. Link

European Commission (EC) -- Sustainable Water and Natural Resources in Tajikistan

posted May 1, 2015, 2:31 AM by Site Manager

The EC will provide financial support to contribute to the sustainability of water and natural resources management and protection in upper catchments of the Zarafshon watershed of Tajikistan. Grants will range from €3 million to €5 million, subject to cost shares. Eligibility for support extends to nonprofit organizations in the European Union, Tajikistan, and other eligible countries. Reference EuropeAid/137048/DD/ACT/TJ. The deadline for concept notes is 12 June 2015. Link

European Commission (EC) -- Agricultural Irrigation in Malawi

posted May 1, 2015, 2:29 AM by Site Manager

The EC announces funding for medium-scale irrigation projects in Malawi to improve food security, diversify food production, and increase agricultural incomes for rural people. Eligibility for funding extends to organizations established in a member state of the European Union; in Malawi; in countries of the European Economic Area; in an ACP state; or in a Least Developed Country. International organizations are also eligible. Reference EuropeAid/136093/ID/ACT/MW. The closing date for concept notes is 15 June 2015. Link

Comic Relief -- International Grants Fund "Generating Ideas"

posted May 1, 2015, 2:15 AM by Site Manager

Comic Relief makes grants to address the root causes of poverty and injustice, with emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa. Among other issues that aim for stronger and fairer development, Comic Relief identifies the need for adequate water and sanitation, and ways to cope with environmental risks and shocks. Applications for funding are invited from qualified UK-registered charities. The next cycle for "Generating Ideas" is 01 June 2015 through 22 July 2015. Link

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