Funding: IDRC call for proposals for Adaptation H2O research awards

The International Development Research Centre's Climate Change and Water program is pleased to launch the call for proposals for its graduate research awards entitled "Adaptation H2O." Adaptation H2O aims to promote important research on the water related impacts of climate change as well as to build the capacity of students working in this field. Adaptation >> Read more

Funding: Special Grants Fund deadline extended to 15 July

The Commonwealth Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a Special Grants Fund for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Commonwealth Associations (CAs) to undertake strategic and innovative projects that will promote the Commonwealth theme for 2011, ‘Women as Agents of Change’. http://www.commonwealthfoundation.com/NewsArticle.aspx?articleID=162

FELLOWSHIPS: ICRAF Women’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is committed in developing a diverse and strong pool of research scientists, both for strengthening its own institute and for the increasing needs of the developing world.  The first round of the Women’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme which attracted five female scientists in various fields of research study came to >> Read more

Funding: OWSDW Postgraduate Fellowship for Women Scientists.

FELLOWSHIP: OWSDW Postgraduate Fellowship for Women Scientists. The OWSDW Fellowship supports female students from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who wish to pursue postgraduate training leading to a PhD at centers of excellence in developing countries. Deadline: July 31, 2011

Funding: PhD Researcher Inequalities in feeding behaviour and wellbeing (HAPS) (1,0 fte) (211072)

Organisation The PhD researcher will be based in the Department of Demography at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. The Departments research programme, entitled Population Change and Health, Culture and Space, has a strong focus on the topic of Healthy Ageing, and in turn plays an important role in the Faculty's overall research programme Towards Well-being, >> Read more

Funding: ILO gender training

The Gender and Non Discrimination Programme of the ILO International Training Centre is pleased to inform you that:75 partial fellowships to attend the course: "Gender in the global development agenda: tools for gender-sensitive planning and implementation" are available for nationals of qualifying developing countries. See more information in the table below. The deadline to apply >> Read more

Funding: DFID

DfID’s Research and Evidence Division wishes to establish a new Research Programme Consortium (RPC) on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security in South Asia. This is part of a 6-year program in South Asia to maintain and further expand DFID’s commitment to increase agricultural productivity and promote sustainable management of natural resources for improved food security >> Read more

Funding: AWARD

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) is inviting applications for its 2011 fellowships to advance the careers of African women scientists and professionals for pro-poor agricultural research and development. AWARD is a project of the Gender & Diversity Program of the CGIAR. Eligibility extends to women agricultural scientists who are nationals of Ethiopia, Ghana, >> Read more

Fellowship: population, enviornmental sustainability, human security

Since 2001 the Compton Foundation and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) have collaborated to increase the capacity of outstanding graduate students from sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America to affect policy and/or improve the effectiveness of population, family planning, and reproductive health programs in the developing world. In the spirit of this collaboration and to fulfill >> Read more

Call for Proposals: ASTI

The ASTI initiative and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) are currently calling for proposals for papers for their jointly convened conference, “Agricultural R&D: Investing in Africa’s Future: Analyzing Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities,” to be held in Accra, Ghana, 5–7 December 2011. The deadline for paper proposals is 15 January, 2011. For more >> Read more