Latest Grants, Funding Opportunities and Resources in Ghana

Latest grant, funding opportunities and other resources including call for proposals, request for proposals, call for applications in Ghana.

Unitaid Call for Proposals: New Tools for Vector Control in Malaria in LMICs

Deadline: 8 July 2017 Unitaid is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals under the broader area for intervention: accelerating the adoption of innovative vector control tools. This Call is focused on late-stage product development for new vector control tools in malaria, however tools that can address additional vector-borne diseases beyond malaria are of particular interest. Vector-borne diseases account for 17 percent of the estimated global burden of infectious diseases. This includes … [Read more...]

Arts Collaboratory Residency Opportunity in Colombia: Inviting Artists, Researchers from Africa, Asia and Middle East

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Applications are open for "2018 Residency Opportunity in Colombia". The residency is based on a desire to promote knowledge exchange, the melding of social and cultural contexts, dialog, experimentation and the intersection of disciplines in order to generate collaborative processes in the host spaces. This residency is exclusively for resident citizens from the Arts Collaboratory countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It welcomes proposals from diverse cultural … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Label Paris Co-development South Programme 2017!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Are you Parisian association of international solidarity, integration or an association involving migrant.es in your action? Do you have a project dealing with both the development of a country in the South and the integration of foreign populations in Paris? If yes, then apply for the Label Paris Co-development South 2017. Applications are open for the Label Paris Co-development South programme 2017. Projects are assessed for relevance and feasibility in the South … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: Agriculture Fast Track Fund

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Agriculture Fast Track Fund is seeking concept notes to provide grant funding for the initial project development costs of a broad range of agriculture infrastructure projects spanning the entire value chain – from production to market. These can emanate from the private or public sector and from local or international businesses. The types of projects envisioned range from rural feeder roads to agro-processing and marketing facilities to out-grower schemes. The emphasis … [Read more...]

OWSD: PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries

Deadline: 19 June 2017 The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is currently inviting applications for its PhD Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) with an aim to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries. Aims To improve access to … [Read more...]

Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme: Inviting Journalists from Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 May 2017 The United Nations Department of Public Information is currently seeking applications from young journalists for the 2017 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme. The Programme was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/201 (paragraph III-9) and renamed in September 2003 “Reham Al Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme”. The programme provides journalists with an opportunity to gain first hand experience in the work … [Read more...]

SIANI Call for Applications: Seeking Expert Groups to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Have you got an idea about how to make food systems more sustainable and food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a good team for realizing your idea? Yes?! Then fill in the application as Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) has delightfully announced the new call for applications for the Expert Groups to promote a multi-sector dialogue, with participation from academia, the private sector, Swedish authorities and civil … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and … [Read more...]

LEAP-Agri Call for Proposals: EU-AU Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The LEAP-Agri is currently inviting consortia or private and public practitioners from four of the partner countries to submit project proposals for research and innovation in the countries concerned with an added value for the EU-AU partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). Focuses Sustainable intensification Agriculture and food systems for nutrition Expansion and improvement of agricultural markets and … [Read more...]

The r4d Programme Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Contributing to the Solution of Global Problems in LMICs

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is currently seeking proposals for its funding programme for development-relevant research on global issues. The main goals of the “Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development” (r4d programme) are the generation of new knowledge and the application of innovative, transnational research results in policy and practice for addressing global issues and reducing poverty in … [Read more...]

Africa Food Prize 2017: Leading the Effort to Change the Reality of Farming in Africa

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all … [Read more...]

A List of Open Grant Opportunities on Sustainable Food Production and Agricultural Development

Here is a list of open opportunities for organisations/individuals working for the production of food, its safety and agricultural development around the world. G4AW Grant Program: Increasing and Enhancing Sustainable Food Production Deadline for Advisory Opinion: 15 June 2017 Deadline for Submitting Applications: 14 September 2017 The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accepting applications for its Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) grant programme with an aim to increase … [Read more...]

Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds Micro Grants: Supporting Small-scale Local Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds (NASF) is seeking applications for its Micro Grants to provide direct support to small-scale local initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. This financial assistance is focused on the development of health care and related issues. Participation and co-responsibility of the audience are an important evaluation criterion for project applications. All requests are initiated by the target group and implemented by them. The preference is for … [Read more...]

SIANI Call for Applications: Seeking Expert Groups to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Have you got an idea about how to make food systems more sustainable and food security better? Do you have in mind people who would make a good team for realizing your idea? Yes?! Then fill in the application as Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) has delightfully announced the new call for applications for the Expert Groups to promote a multi-sector dialogue, with participation from academia, the private sector, Swedish authorities and civil … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for "Interfaith Dialogue on Violent Extremism (iDove)" developed and implemented by the African Union Commission’s Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Aiming at an innovative and youthful approach by drawing on the soft power of religion and intercultural dialogue, iDove succeeded in starting a unique counter-movement against violent extremism based on the iDove principles of … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa's development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 GBIF Young Researchers Award!

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is accepting proposals for its 2017 Young Researchers Awards with an aim to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students who are working with GBIF-enabled data in master’s and doctoral studies. The 2017 GBIF Young Researchers Award is funded by SBNO: Stichting ter Bevordering van Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek, with in-kind support from Pensoft Publishers through … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Save our Species Grant Focused on African Wildlife

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Save our Species (SOS), in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is currently accepting applications for its grant program for African wildlife. Save Our Species channels funds from donors to existing frontline conservation actors working to protect from extinction some of the world's most threatened species of plants and animals. Objectives The initiative achieves its mission by: Identifying and selecting the best frontline … [Read more...]

First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The Dejusticia and the Racial Discrimination Watch, are seeking applications for "The First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South". Fifteen leaders from Latin America, Africa and Asia will be selected to participate in the Workshop. The workshop will be focused on the theme of indigenous communities’ rights to participation and territory in the context of extractive industry. Objectives The Workshop has three main … [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...]

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