Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Côte d’Ivoire

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Côte d’Ivoire.

UNICEF Innovation Fund: Call for VR/AR Technologies to Improve Children’s Lives

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Do you have a Virtual or Augmented reality solution that can help improve children’s lives? If yes, then apply for the UNICEF Innovation Fund. UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for start-ups that are developing and piloting new open source VR/AR solutions. VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) technologies can be used to solve real human problems. By providing new, immersive ways of accessing data they can enhance our learning experience, expand … [Read more...]

Saving Lives at Birth Round 8: A Grand Challenge for Development

Deadline: 28 February 2018 United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada), UK’s Department of International Development (DFID), and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) have joined together to launch the eighth round of "Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development". The program seeks groundbreaking prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

Call For Application: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the inaugural regional training workshop on science diplomacy to be held in South Africa, from 21 to 25 May 2018. The deadline for submitting applications is 9 February 2018.  Applications are invited from young scientists (up to the age of 40), as well as … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in Western Africa

Deadline: 27 February 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in Western Africa”. The global objective of the PESCAO Programme is to enhance the contribution of fisheries resources to sustainable development, food security and poverty alleviation in West Africa. Priorities Improving the knowledge on the state of shared fish stocks and/or fisheries of common interest Developing and/or … [Read more...]

Applications Open for AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2018-2020

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applications are open for AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme that is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and offers the opportunity of a one-year experience in Germany, including an eight-month internship in a leading German enterprise. Benefits The programme fellows benefit through gaining first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise being exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize 2019!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize 2019. The prizes are awarded to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in nine fields of sciences and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development. Fields Agricultural Sciences Biology Chemistry Earth Astronomy and Space Sciences Engineering Sciences … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 12th Call for Proposals for Support of Commodity Development

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Common Fund for Commodities is seeking proposals for support of Commodity development activities in its member countries. The CFC is an intergovernmental foundation investing in organisations and enterprises pursuing SDG Agenda in commodity value chains in its member countries. Through a range of financial instruments, the CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: Seeking Applications for Local Grants Program

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The U.S. Embassy Abidjan’s Public Affairs Section has request proposals for funding for its 2018 Public Diplomacy Grants program. Goals Proposals should address one (or more) of the U.S. Mission Cote d’Ivoire’s strategic goals: Improve governance and increase participation in the nation’s political dialogue Assist Côte d’Ivoire in achieving emerging economy status through sustainable, transparent and inclusive economic growth Advance civilian security … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging Leaders Program. The YALI was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Program Tracks Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or … [Read more...]

Africa: NGOs Observer Mission Terms Runoff as “Peaceful and Fair Election”

The African NGOs Observer Mission has termed runoff election in Liberia as a “peaceful and fair election with a relative participation of voters.” These NGOs under the banner, International Mission of African Civil Society for Peace, Democracy and Good Governance (IMACS PDGG) praised the Liberian voters for the peaceful manner in which they conducted themselves before and after the polls. IMACS PDGG is a conglomeration of several NGOs on the continent that have been working for nearly a … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme!

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Applications are open for the Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund Small Grants Programme that exists to help provide relatively small levels of funding for ongoing projects or pilot programmes with clear conservation value. Types of Project Project applications will score more highly during the selection process if they: Are likely to have a direct conservation impact Are collaborative and involve a local conservation organisation Are logistically feasible, and … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Awareness Raising and Information Campaigns on the Risks of Irregular Migration in Selected Third-Countries

Deadline: 5 April 2018 The European Commission is seeking proposals for its programme entitled "Awareness raising and information campaigns on the risks of irregular migration in selected third countries" with an aim to fund projects of information and awareness-raising campaigns in the area of migration in Algeria, The Gambia, Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Niger, Mali, Morocco, Senegal or Tunisia, aiming at preventing irregular migration and, in particular, migrant smuggling and trafficking of … [Read more...]

IPRA: Inviting Applications for Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women

Deadline: 15 January 2018 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) is inviting applications for its Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women. The IPRA Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. The Foundation’s purpose is to promote peace research and scholarship throughout the world. Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband Lawrence established this … [Read more...]

UNICEF Announces New Funding for Vaccine Independence Initiative

UNICEF has announced funding for its Vaccine Independence Initiative(VII), a mechanism to help countries secure a sustainable supply of life-saving vaccines, has more than doubled in the past year, increasing from $15 million to $35 million. The increase was made possible especially by a $15 million financial guarantee from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, adding to a VII capital base that also includes recent contributions from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the United States Fund for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MasterCard Foundation’s Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017/2018 Competition!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) is seeking applications for the fourth round of its 2017/2018 Competition to support innovative financial products, services or processes from organizations that will design, pilot and test new ideas, as well as those that aim to expand proven ideas into new geographies or a new customer segment in rural and agricultural areas. Funding Information Applications made to the 2017/2018 Rolling Competition should … [Read more...]

FAO: Fourth Call for Proposals under the Benefit-sharing Fund

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Benefit-sharing Fund of the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has launched a Call for Proposals for its fourth cycle of projects to enable farmers around the world use and conserve adapted varieties, leading to increased productivity, on-farm incomes and nutrient-rich food, as well as enhanced resilience to production shocks and reduced adverse impacts to the environment. This Call for Proposals also emphasizes new … [Read more...]

SEED Foundation Call for Projects 2018: Promoting Local Resources of the African Soils

Deadline: 5 February 2018 SEED Foundation has launched a call for projects 2018 "TERROIRS AFRICAINS" that aims to promote the local resources of the African soils (whether it is a know-how, a local product, an agricultural practice ...) and to optimize their management mode so to support their role in the development of family farming in Africa. Project Aims Project will aim to: maintain diversity of farming practices, protect the different forms of production and resilience of … [Read more...]

USAID Awards two Conservation Grants

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID has awarded two separate conservation grants worth U$1.8 million and U$2.7 million respectively, to enhance conservation activities in Liberia) through the West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change program (WABiCC). The two grants will facilitate the implementation of a three-year project in the Gola trans-boundary forest landscape between Liberia and Sierra Leone and the Tai-Grebo-Krahn-Sapo Trans-boundary forest landscape … [Read more...]

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Scoping Projects

Deadline: 2 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for Scoping Projects which are small grants intended to help applicants who are new to the Darwin Initiative. The aim is to develop a workable project idea and build potential project partnerships within the country where the project would take place. Funding Information Funding up to £10,000 is available to cover the following costs: The actual cost of one return economy-class ticket for up to two people from the lead … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Cote d’Ivoire: Seeking Applications for Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Abidjan is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Small Grants Program. The U.S. Embassy in Abidjan is seeking proposals for small community projects that is designed to improve basic economic and social conditions in local communities and support high impact, quick implementation activities that benefit a large number of people. U.S. Embassy Community Small Grants Program projects include, but are not limited to: income … [Read more...]