Nuffic Call for Proposals: Inviting Libyans for MSP-Tailor-Made Training Program

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The Nuffic is seeking proposals for its MSP Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program to provide training opportunities for Libyans who are not able to participate in the regular MSP programme due to the ongoing political conflict. The ongoing political conflict has affected the work flow of all relevant institutions in Libya, affecting the ability to provide services in vital sectors such as water management, port control and agriculture. The objective of the call is to … [Read more...]

DFID: Supporting the Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (SITFA) Programme

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking to source an external M&E consultancy to support DFID (2017 to 2021) that will provide independent monitoring and evaluation of the Trade for Development Supporting the Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (SITFA) Programme. Objectives The objectives of this programme are to: support DFID in its management of SITFA and its oversight of the implementation programmes … [Read more...]

DFID’s Syria Education Program: Providing Access to Quality Education for Children and Young People

Deadline: 24 May 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently inviting applicants for its Syria Education Program to discuss and explore how best to implement an education programme inside Syria under a multi-year agreement potentially starting from January 2018 and likely to run for 3 years. DFID intends to discuss the possible scope of the work with a view to helping inform design of this potential programme. In particular, DFID would like to understand current … [Read more...]

Innovate UK Call for Projects: Accelerating Innovation with Public and Private Investment of the UK Businesses

Deadline: 28 June 2017 The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications from the UK businesses for its grant programme under the framework of Innovate UK, to accelerate innovation with public and private investment. It provides simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment in early stage projects led by UK companies. Program Scopes The programme will provide 100% of project costs. The aim is to: bring private investors into Innovate … [Read more...]

British Council Call for Applications: Next Generation Kenya “Youth Task Force”

Deadline: 14 May 2017 The British Council and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking applications from suitable and qualified young Kenyans for its program "Youth Task Force". It follows similar Next Generation projects in Tanzania, South Africa, Pakistan and Nigeria in researching the perceptions and aspirations of young people in countries experiencing youth bulges; producing recommendations for improved policies to capitalise on the potential of the next … [Read more...]

Apply for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships!

Deadline: 12 May 2017 Applications are open for Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships that are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with an aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. The purpose of these scholarships are to contribute to development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Global Mine Action Programme Phase II

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its phase II of Global Mine Action Programme. It is envisaged that the programme will run for up to 2 years. Activity Areas There are key work areas which link together to ensure effective delivery of the programme. These elements are essential to implement UK priorities for humanitarian mine action: Deliver a programme which could constitute three separate windows, … [Read more...]

ACBAR Twinning Program: Improving the Capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Applications are open for the ACBAR Twinning Program which is supported by DFID to improve the capacity of National NGOs in Afghanistan (NNGO) to provide humanitarian assistance by providing trainings, institutional capacity building, technical mentoring, and support in the field. This is done by pairing NNGOs with International NGOs (INGO) who will serve as mentors and provide technical and field support throughout the duration of the project. Additionally, ACBAR will … [Read more...]

DFID: Women’s Integrated Sexual Health for Africa & Asia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme across Africa and Asia to provide a comprehensive package of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with a primary focus on increasing the number of additional Family Planning (FP) users according to the FP2020 definition, alongside reducing maternal mortality and improving access to safe abortion. Funds … [Read more...]

Chatham House Call for Applications: Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship for Central Europe and Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Central Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. The fellowship is for a 9-month term from mid-September 2017 to mid-June 2018. Key Areas A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: Completing a personal research project of the fellow's own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, … [Read more...]

MRC-DFID-NIHR Call for Research: Improving Adolescent Health in the LMICs

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Medical Research Council (MRC), in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID), National Institutes of Health Research (NIHR), are currently seeking applications for its programme to provide the research evidence needed to effect real and practical changes to improve adolescent health in Low and Middle Income Countries. Program Scope Areas of particular research interest include: Life course approaches to mental health including … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Better Social Assistance in Crises

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its program "Better Social Assistance in Crises" with the purpose to seek feedback on programme design, scope and potential delivery models for a new multi-component business case. The session will take the form of an open consultation. DFID will deliver a presentation covering the various facets of the planned programme and pose questions to attendees on the proposed outputs … [Read more...]

DFID: Support for Local Government Public Financial Mangement Reform in Tanzania

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) Tanzania is currently designing a programme to strengthen economic governance in Tanzania which will commence from July 2017. This is complemented by technical assistance procured by DFID in partnership with Government of Tanzania. Under the PFM reform component, DFID is currently supporting GoT to design PFMRPV. One of the key strategic objectives will be to `Improve Public Financial Management in Local … [Read more...]

Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds from USAID

The Webinar video on "How to Raise Funds from USAID" is now available online. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a major source of funds and partnership opportunities for NGOs around the world. USAID offers a significant amount of funding resources for NGOs through grant opportunities and requests for applications. USAID’s funding resources support a wide range of issues areas: agriculture and food security; democracy and human rights; education; global health; … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: DFID Nepal Skills for Employment Programme (SEP)

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Nepal country office of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new programme Skills for Employment Programme (SEP) to support Nepalese youth to access gainful employment in Nepal or through migration. The Programme will run for 4 years from contract award with an option to extend for a period of up to 12 months, dependent upon the requirement. It will consist of a five month Inception Phase, approximately one and a half … [Read more...]

DFID: Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE)

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE). The programme aims to increase sustainably the net economic returns to refugees and hosts communities through both increased gains and decreased losses. In doing so the programme has several secondary objectives. In increasing economic returns, SHARPE should mitigate, or at minimum avoid any … [Read more...]

DFC Competitive Grants Program: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in LMICs

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) are seeking proposals for its 2nd Drivers of Food Choice (DFC) Competitive Grants Program with an aim to improve food and nutrition security in LMIC. The DFC competitive research grants aim to provide a deep understanding of the drivers of food choice among the poor in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Topics Development … [Read more...]

Global Research Programme: Addressing the Health Needs of Women and Children in the Most Disadvantaged Populations Globally

Deadline: 12 April 2017 The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in India, in collaboration with Department of International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), have jointly announced a second call to fund global health research addressing the health needs of women and children globally. The joint funders aim to fund high quality multidisciplinary research that will increase knowledge and understanding on chronic and … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for its Civil Society Support Programme Phase II. Programme Components Component A: It will establish partnerships with global and British businesses to improve economic opportunities for women in their supply chains. It will work with businesses that have established supply chains in DFID countries, to: Identify and address barriers to low-income women’s participation … [Read more...]

DFID: Understanding Knowledge Systems to Promote Science, Technology and Innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking applications for Understanding knowledge systems and what works to promote science, technology and innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The objective of the research is to identify practical areas for change to enhance the impact of government and external investments in science, technology and innovation. DFID will fund this study, working in technical collaboration with the Science … [Read more...]

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