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U.S. Agency for International Development -- Water and Sanitation in Madagascar

posted Sep 12, 2016, 1:18 AM by Site Manager

USAID will fund a 5-year program in Madagascar (the "RANO WASH program") to expand the country's supply of potable water and improve sanitation in approximately 250 rural communes. The program will work with the Government of Madagascar, NGOs and private enterprises, academic and research institutions, and others to achieve sustainable water management for households and municipalities. USAID intends to offer one award. Eligibility for funding is open to nonprofit and for-profit organizations in any country. Funding Opportunity RFA-687-16-000007. The application deadline is 17 October 2016. Link

U.S. Agency for International Development -- Water Innovation Technologies in Jordan

posted Sep 12, 2016, 1:10 AM by Site Manager

USAID aims to assist Jordan with water-saving technologies and practices. The measures include interventions for safe water collection and storage; improved public awareness about water conservation; incentives for financing water infrastructure; and others. The 5-year program will focus in communities most impacted by immigration, and it will also support water-conserving technologies in agriculture. Eligibility for funding is unrestricted. Funding Opportunity RFA-278-16-000013. The application deadline is 24 October 2016. Link

UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) -- Research Workshop on Water Quality in India

posted Sep 1, 2016, 4:54 AM by Site Manager

NERC and the UK's Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council invite applications from UK scientists to attend a workshop organised jointly with India's Department of Science & Technology on the theme of improved water quality in India. The workshop will be held in Delhi (November 2016) to define the scope of a potential new interdisciplinary research programme by the two countries. The UK Government will cover reasonable travel and subsistence expenses for UK participants. The application deadline is 16 September 2016. Link

Securing Water for Food -- SWFF Grants, Round 4

posted Aug 21, 2016, 11:42 PM by Site Manager

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Government of South Africa. The current call for proposals focuses on improving water efficiency and reusing agricultural wastewater; effective water capture and storage systems for extending temporal availability of water supply; and management of salinity in water supplies. Awardees will receive between US$100 thousand and US$2 million in funding and acceleration support to bring their innovations to scale. The deadline for applications is 10 October 2016. Link

Well Aware -- Water Projects in East Africa

posted Aug 21, 2016, 10:53 PM by Site Manager

Well Aware aims to help local communities in East Africa find sustainable solutions to address water scarcity and contamination. Well Aware aims to support its water projects with integrated project planning; technical evaluation; project oversight; promotion of partnerships; community training in sanitation and hygiene; and community empowerment. While most current projects are in Kenya, the application form does not restrict the country. Applications can be submitted at any time; there is no deadline. Link

Human Development Innovation Fund -- Mawazo Challenge in Tanzania

posted Aug 1, 2016, 9:23 AM by Site Manager

The Human Development Innovation Fund is funded by the UK government to create social impact in education, health and water, and sanitation and hygiene (WASH) across Tanzania. The Mawazo Challenge invites ideas to design a competition or award scheme that will foster and support promising ideas to solve problems in these areas. The best three ideas will be awarded cash prizes, including five million Tanzanian shillings for the first prize. The application deadline (first stage) is 15 August 2016. Link

British Council -- UK-Israel-MENA Research on Water

posted Aug 1, 2016, 8:56 AM by Site Manager

The program Institutional Links aims to build research collaboration between the UK and partner countries on subjects of shared interest. The current call focuses on collaboration in water research among the UK, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen). Grants are £50 thousand to £100 thousand for periods ranging from 10 to 18 months The deadline for applications is 30 September 2016. Link

King Baudouin Foundation -- Elisabeth and Amélie Fund

posted Aug 1, 2016, 8:47 AM by Site Manager

The Elisabeth & Amélie Fund supports sustainable water management in developing countries by financing field internships for masters students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium. The internship of 1-2 months should take place in a developing country (i.e., the student’s country of origin or another country). It should be tied to master’s research or equivalent, under the responsibility of the Belgian academic institution where the student is studying. The grant will cover expenses inherent to the internship, up to a maximum of €5 thousand. The Fund intends to make 10 grants. The application deadline is 17 October 2016. Link

UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council -- Research with China and Netherlands on Delta Management

posted Aug 1, 2016, 5:16 AM by Site Manager

The UK's EPSRC is a partner with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in the research program "Sustainable Deltas." This joint activity focuses on research challenges for sustainable and safe deltas within the broader framework of the water sector. Thematic areas include water availability, water system analysis, salinisation and desiccation, water governance, and new solutions for passenger and freight transportation in deltas and coastal waters. The application deadline is 25 October 2016. Link

Japan Water Forum -- Small Grants for Water Projects 2016

posted Jul 10, 2016, 11:49 PM by Site Manager

The Japan Water Forum makes small grants to grassroots organizations in least-developed countries. Activities for funding support include innovative solutions for water and sanitation, and risk reduction for water-related disasters. Grants are up to US$1 thousand. The application deadline is 31 July 2016. Link

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