Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is seeking nominations for its conference awards with an aim to recognize individuals, institutions and organizations who have made outstanding achievements in fighting hunger. Today they are the champions of the Zero Hunger Generation - the first generation … [Read more...] about FAO Conference Awards: Recognizing Individuals and Organizations for their Outstanding Achievements in Fighting Hunger
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Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE, a $1 million global competition that challenges teams to leverage technology to empower communities with a transformative solution that ensures women’s safety. Armed with innovative safety nets, communities everywhere can rapidly respond to threats … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE Challenges! Empowering Safety for All
Deadline: 6 January 2017 The CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) is currently accepting proposals from Project developers in West African countries for its 3rd Edition of the West African Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF-3) Business Plan Competition. The WAFCEF-3 Business plan competition seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals: PFAN West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF-3)
Deadline: 15 January 2017 Applications are open for "Civic Tech Leadership Fellowship" to prepare future Civic Tech leaders in Africa. The fellows receive training; mentoring and funding to empower them pursue the socio-economic development they want to see in Africa. The Civic Tech Leadership Program prepares the next generation of outstanding … [Read more...] about Civic Tech Leadership Fellowship for the Socio-Economic Development of Africa
Deadline: 1 February 2017 The Fondation Ensemble has launched two call for proposals from eligible organisations for its 2017 grant programs. On all sector projects (Sustainable agriculture, Sustainable fishing, Biodiversity conservation, Sustainable Technologies) and Threatened Animal Species small projects Funding Information … [Read more...] about Fondation Ensemble: Inviting Organisations for its 2017 Call for Proposals
Deadline: 30 January 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family is seeking entries for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award … [Read more...] about Call for Entries: The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling
Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University, is currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP). Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its … [Read more...] about ISHR Call for Applications: Human Rights Advocates Program
Deadline: 13 January 2017 The Global Championship is seeking applicants for its Future Agro Challenge (FAC), global competition that support agro visionaries, farmers, manufacturers, and distributors from countries across several continents. Innovators have the opportunity to participate in sessions and hot discussions on the latest … [Read more...] about Future Agro Challenge: Inviting Entrepreneurs, Startups all Over the World
Deadline: 17 February 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2017 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. The Awards recognize journalists who, through their pioneering work or technological innovations, produce quality news and information … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for the 2017 Knight International Journalism Awards
Deadline: 31 December 2016 Applications are open for the third edition of Startup of the Year Contest to Spotlight African Innovation. Startup of the year award is a contest organized by Bonjour Idée with the support of 50+ partners (international corporations, incubators, chambers of commerce, media, competitive centers, and influential blogs). … [Read more...] about Startup of The Year Award to Spotlight African Innovation!
Deadline: 17 February 2017 The African Leadership Academy (ALA) is seeking applications for its Fellowship Program to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting thousands of leaders for the continent over the next few decades. The Academy is founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key … [Read more...] about ALA Fellowship Program: Supporting and Developing Future Leaders of Africa
Deadline: 1 March 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and the World Press Photo Foundation (WPPF) will jointly host the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in June 2017 in Washington, D.C., as part of an exciting partnership formed … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award!
Deadline: 28 February 2017 Young people in Africa are an enormous resource for the continent’s developments. It is in this regard that African Union Heads of State and Government declared the theme for 2017 as ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth’. The African Union (AU) ECHO provides a platform for the 54 Member … [Read more...] about African Union ECHO 2017: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth
Deadline: 9 January 2017 UNESCO, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is pleased to invite contributions from the international community of scholars to the 2017 Academic Research Conference on Safety of Journalists. The academic conference, from 3 to 4 May 2017, is a special academic session which will be held … [Read more...] about UNESCO Call for Proposals: 2017 Academic Research Conference on Safety of Journalists
Deadline: 31 January 2017 Applications are open for SE 100 Inspiring Social Innovators Programme with an aim to recognize and appreciate those people and inspire others to work towards social good. Social Enablers, one of the widely read content platforms on social entrepreneurship and social innovations globally, is all set to handpick SE 100 … [Read more...] about SE 100 Inspiring Social Innovators Programme: Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs around the World
Deadline: 31 January 2017 The Climate Strategies Accelerator (CSA) is seeking applications for its funding program "2017 Breakthrough Lab: End Oil" to invest in new climate solutions and an accelerator, staffed with experts who know how to get big, audacious ideas off the ground. The CSA is on the hunt for new ideas from new places, solutions … [Read more...] about Climate Strategies Accelerator Fund: Imaginative Solutions for Ending Oil Dependence
Deadline: 7 February 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Strengthening Anti-Money Laundering Capacities in West Africa” with an aim to increase public awareness and political commitment in the fight against money laundering (ML) in ECOWAS countries. Objectives … [Read more...] about EU Call for Proposals: Strengthening Anti-Money Laundering Capacities in West Africa
Deadline: 1 January 2017 Global Editors Network (GEN) is seeking applications for its Startups for News international competition with an aim to reward the best startups bringing novel solutions to newsroom challenges. Each year, GEN selects early-stage startups providing innovative products or services to media companies and accelerates … [Read more...] about Entries Open for Global Editors Network’s Startups for News International Competition!
Deadline: 31 December 2017 Nominations are open for Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW), an international award focusing on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world. Five prizes are bestowed every two years. Prize Topics Surface Water Prize Water Harvesting … [Read more...] about Call for Nominations: Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water
Deadline: 6 March 2017 The Institute for Development Research (IRD) is seeking projects for its "South Expert Sustainable Plants Development Durable Programme (SEP2D)" to support the development and the international cooperation in 22 countries of the intertropical belt. It aims to reinforce the scientific research on plant biodiversity in … [Read more...] about IRD’s Call for Projects: South Expert Sustainable Plants Development Durable Programme