MINIMAX Competition: Solutions for Managing Water and Climate Extremes

Deadline: 1 June 2022 The Global Water Partnership (GWP) , the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), and the Water and Climate Coalition have teamed up to organise  this new competition which aims to collect and identify innovative and practical solutions that MINIMISE the negative impacts of hydroclimatic extremes and MAXIMISE social, economic, and environmental benefits. The MINIMAX Competition is open to all initiatives that contribute to improving flood, drought, and

TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2022 for Young Scientists

Deadline: 1 August 2022 TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme  is accepting Applications for young scientists from developing countries  who wish to pursue advanced research in the biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand. I. Eligibility Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria: Be nationals of a developing country (other than Thailand). Must not hold any visa for temporary or p

TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship Programme 2022 for Young Scientists

Deadline: 4 July 2022 The International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) comprising the H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry and the Dr. Panjwani Centre for Molecular and Drug Research in Karachi, Pakistan and TWAS  is offering  fellowships to young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in chemical and biological sciences. I. Eligibility Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following

Photo Competition: Global Landscapes Forum Africa 2022

Deadline: 10 May 2022 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is now accepting applications for the GLF Africa 2022 Photo Competition. Whether you’re a professional or amateur, nature or urban photographer, we’d love to see your perspective on the beauty and richness of this great continent. Take us on a visual journey across the African continent through your camera lenses – from Algeria’s Sahara desert to South Africa’s busy urban skylines, from local communities re

Precision Agriculture Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 30 June 2022 is pleased to announce that for the second time, students studying agriculture can apply for a scholarship to win one of three US$2,000 scholarships.  Students who have a precision agriculture idea that will have a positive impact on the environment, or are socially responsible, are encouraged to apply for the scholarship. There are many reasons to adopt precision agriculture, such as reducing waste, reducing costs, increasing profits, and reducing far

Call For Applications-Sustainable Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Programme (Cohort 1)

Deadline: 06 May 2022 The WASH programme is an initiative by The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Southern Africa (RLC-SA)  and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to empower young leaders who are engaged in water supply and sanitation service provision, hygiene, and/or water resources management, with skills and attitudes that will enable them to identify opportunities to improve water security and access to sanitation services which saves lives, reduces extreme pov

The Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship

Deadline: 10 June 2022 The Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship is a career development program that targets mid-career African women in the policy field to catalyze the design and implementation of gender-responsive agricultural policies across Africa. An initiative of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the GRASP Fellowship is fostering policy change across inst

2022 African Plant Nutrition Scholar Award

Deadline: 30 April 2022 Applications are now open for the 2022 African Plant Nutrition Scholar Award. Awards of USD $2,000 each will be conferred to ten deserving African graduate students in sciences relevant to plant nutrition and the management of nutrients applied to crops. The Award will be made directly to the student. No specific duties will be required of the recipient. The Award will be granted independent of any assistantship, scholarship, or other award that the student currently h

Apply to be a Young Leader 2022 For The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Deadline: 31 March 2022 The Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth is looking for the next generation of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)! 17 outstanding young leaders from across various sectors will be recognized for their agency, courage and ingenuity in finding lasting solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.  Throughout the two-year term, these 17 Young Leaders will engage young people for the 2030 Agenda, not only thro

Opportunity For Startups Offering Digital Solutions For Agriculture In Latin Americas and the Caribbean

  Deadline: 15 April 2022 Agtech startups from the countries of the Americas with digital solutions already available for use, are invited to apply to participate in week of  Digital Agriculture in Action (ADA). This is launched by IICA (Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura) together with other key stakeholders in agricultural digitization.  The selection will be based on the potential of digital solutions to improve the production, sustainab

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