Grants

OFAB Kenya Media Awards 2022: Call For Participants

Deadline: 2 September 2022 The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) Kenya Chapter is glad to announce the 2022 call for participation in the annual OFAB Media Awards. OFAB takes pride in enhancing knowledge sharing and awareness creation on agricultural biotechnology in Africa. The resultant understanding and appreciation of the technology has enabled improvement of policies and evidence-based decision making by various stakeholders. Journalists have been instrument

OFAB Rwanda Media Awards 2022

Deadline:  2 September 2022 The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) Rwanda Chapter is glad to announce the call for participation in the First Edition of OFAB Media Awards 2022. For the first time in Rwanda, OFAB Media Awards (OMA) 2022 mission is to recognize and promote Rwandan-based journalists who are creating and reporting on the use, benefits, and other constructive information on agriculture biotechnology. Annually, the OMAs will recognize the critical

INBAR International Photo Competition 2022

Deadline: 31 August 2022 The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) 2022 Photography Competition is looking for photographs that reflect bamboo and rattan’s uses for sustainable development, particularly INBAR’s key focus areas.This year is special as INBAR will be celebrating its 25th anniversary and the second Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2022). INBAR is looking to showcase how bamboo and rattan are an important part of sustainable development and everyd

Young African Storytelling Competition

Deadline: 14 August 2022 The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) and the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL)  are hosting The Stories of Africa, a youth storytelling contest that aims to amplify critical voices from across the African continent. They are looking for perspectives from Indigenous Peoples, local communities, pastoralists, women leaders, farmers, and community leaders on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to: Food systems and livelihoods Land tenure and

Female Researcher’s Grants 2022| Call for Applications

Deadline: 31 July 2022 Future Rural Africa is pleased to announce two Female Researcher’s Grants. The aim of the grants is to promote female researchers at all stages of their careers. Support is given to creative scientific ideas that fit the content of the CRC in the broadest sense and are not covered yet. Hereby, applications from all connected sciences are welcome. The grants are designed to enable female researchers to gain more visibility, expand a network, or build more expertise

Call Open for Submissions to Early Career Award for Scientists Exploring Phosphorus Management in African Agriculture

Deadline: 30 June 2022 The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) has announced its call for submissions for the 2022 edition of the Young African Phosphorus Fellowship to encourage scientific programs relevant to understanding and improving phosphorus (P) management in African agro-ecosystems. Awards of USD $5,000 each will be conferred to five early-career scientists working either in an African NARES institution (National Agricultural Research and Extens

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

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 Farms.com 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

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