AU Call for Proposals: Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The African Union is inviting applicants for its “Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa)" programme which is managed on daily basis by a programme management unit (PMU) located within the African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. GMES & Africa initiative is the crystallization of the longstanding cooperation between Africa and the European Union in the area of space science & technology and a key … [Read more...]

OSISA: Submit Applications for Public Policy Course in Africa

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (Osisa) in collaboration with The Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance (IPLG) is seeking applications for its Public Policy Course with an aim to provide participants with knowledge and skills in public policy design, analysis, and implementation processes to assist them to develop relevant programmes. This course in public policy, governance and civil society is designed to provide basic fundamentals of public … [Read more...]

Apply for OSISA’s Guy Mhone Scholarship 2017-2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 A partnership agreement between Africa University and Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), started in 2009, has announced the Masters in Public Policy and Governance programme with an aim of developing a three-week capacity building programme for mid-career policy practitioners working in the public and private sectors. This postgraduate degree programme is designed to address both the demand side of intellectual capacity challenges that civil society … [Read more...]

SANEF Call for Entries: Inviting Applications for Nat Nakasa Awards 2017

Deadline: 28 May 2017 The South African National Editor's Forum (SANEF) and the Nieman Society of Southern Africa are now seeking nominations for its "Nat Nakasa Awards 2017" for Media Integrity. Today, the written word has a platform without restriction and to celebrate media integrity in South Africa, the Nat Nakasa Award is awarded on an annual basis by the SA National Editors’ Forum and the Nieman Society. Nat Nakasa was a prominent journalist and writer who died in exile. This annual … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition” grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact … [Read more...]

RSSAF Grant Program: Promoting Economic, Political and Social Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum (RSSAF) is currently inviting applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa for its Grant program with an aim to promote and support programs of economic, political and social development in sub-Saharan Africa. RSSAF aims to channel the resources raised from scholar stipend deductions and other fundraising activities, to support projects primarily for poor and vulnerable groups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Grant Information RSSAF usually awards … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Other Foundation is seeking expression of interests for its Research Grant to work with the data from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Deadline Extended till 31 May 2017 The Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is seeking applications from innovators for its "Innovative Solutions using Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)" grant programme. Innovative solutions based on indigenous knowledge systems covering the impact areas of human and animal … [Read more...]

ZIMDEF-NEPAD SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences) and supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) are inviting interested innovators for “Innovative Solutions in Health and Nutrition" grant programme. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for nutrition innovations with potential regional and global impact and … [Read more...]

Apply for USAID’s District Inclusive Education Support Project in South Africa!

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa, is seeking applications for its "District Inclusive Education Support Project (DIESP) in South Africa" in order to identify effective approaches to improving inclusive education that can be scaled with GoSA and other resources. The goal of the overall USAID/SA education program is to improve reading skills of primary grade learners. For children with barriers … [Read more...]

USAID-Pretoria: Seeking Applications for DREAMS Initiative Namibia

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa, is seeking applications from all organizations regarding a planned HIV prevention program focused on adolescent girls and young women entitled “DREAMS Initiative Namibia”. The DREAMS Initiative in Namibia builds on the strong foundation of a National HIV Response to achieve HIV epidemic control among adult female populations. The goal of the DREAMS … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Other Foundation is seeking expression of interests for its Research Grant to work with the data from the first statistically sound, nationally representative survey of opinions about homosexuality and gender non-conformity, in South Africa. During this embargoed period, the Other Foundation will support interested researchers to work with activists and advocates to deepen this knowledge and analysis further, so that more insights can inform their efforts to … [Read more...]

IFAD Grant Call for Proposals: Scaling-up Empowerment through Household Methodologies

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is seeking proposals to implement a project on “Scaling-up empowerment through household methodologies: from thousands to millions” in order to build knowledge, skills and expertise at local, national, regional and global levels to upscale household methodologies to empower millions of women, men and rural youth for rural inclusiveness. The purpose of the call for proposals is to identify, through a competitive … [Read more...]

NCRST/SANBio Call for Proposals: Innovative Solutions in Nutrition

Deadline: 28 March 2017 The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) in conjunction with NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), supported by the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio) is inviting interested innovators in the biosciences sector to submit grant applications. The grant is for organisations in the SANBio member states for the nutrition innovations with a proof of concept with … [Read more...]

Apply for GAIA 2017 Award! A Call for Agriculture Technology Innovations

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Do you have a big idea that could transform agriculture and agribusiness in Southern or Central Africa? The Gender in Agribusiness Investments for Africa (GAIA) is now accepting applications from institutions and enterprises for the “2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for Southern and Central Africa". GAIA has been launched by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) to increase agribusiness investments in technological and business model … [Read more...]

The Other Foundation’s General Grants Program for Social Inclusion of Homesexual and Bisexual People!

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The Other Foundation is currently inviting individual or organization in thirteen eligible Southern African countries for its General Grants program to support work that advances or defends the freedom, equality, and social inclusion of homosexual and bisexual women and men, and transgender and intersex people. The Other Foundation is an African trust that advances equality and freedom in southern Africa with a particular focus on sexual orientation and gender identity. … [Read more...]

Ruth First Educational Trust Scholarship: Inviting Southern African Students

Deadline: 9 March 2017 The Ruth First Educational Trust is seeking applications for its Scholarship program to enable southern African students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Durham. Southern Africa is defined for this purpose as comprising the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Scholarships make an important contribution towards … [Read more...]

JRS Biodiversity Foundation RFPs 2017: Biodiversity Informatics for African Freshwater and Pollinator Biodiversity

Deadline: 22 February 2017 The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is seeking proposals for multi‐year projects focused upon biodiversity data, knowledge and information services related to freshwater biodiversity and pollinator biodiversity in eastern and southern Africa. Types of Proposals Freshwater Biodiversity Scope: JRS seeks projects that increase the access to and use of biodiversity information relating to freshwater biodiversity assessment and the conservation of freshwater ecosystem … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Small Grants for ‘Nexus Governance’ Research in Southern Africa

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The ‘Governing the Nexus in Southern Africa’ project has launched a call for proposals for its Small Grants (up to £2,500 GBP) to cover field work expenses on research into nexus governance in Southern Africa. Too often a lack of funding means that dissertations, theses and other research projects are not supported by extended fieldwork. In the interest of developing new ideas, approaches and an empirical base for crossdisciplinary research on nexus governance … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is seeking applications for its "2017 SADC Media Awards". The SADC vision is one of a common future, within a regional community that will ensure economic well-being, improvement of the standard of living and quality of life, freedom and social justice, peace and security for the peoples of Southern Africa.  This shared vision is anchored on common values and principles and the historical and cultural affinities that … [Read more...]

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