CDI Short Course on Integrated Seed Sector Development (15 May 2017 to 2 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Integrated Seed Sector Development from 15 May 2017 to 2 June 2017 in the Netherlands. Seed is an essential input for crop production. Access of farmers to affordable quality seed of superior varieties is key in increasing agricultural production and productivity. ISSD recognizes that farmers obtain their seed from different sources or systems, and builds … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programmes (5 June 2017 to 23 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programmes from 5 June 2017 until 23 June 2017 in the Netherlands. In this course participants will learn what monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment for food and nutrition security entails. Emphasis will be placed on the steps needed from design to the interpretation of results. The … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety (5 June 2017 to 23 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Integrated Pest Management and Food Safety from 5 June 2017 until 23 June 2017 in the Netherlands. Increased awareness of the adverse effects pesticides have on the environment and consumer concern about the safety of our food has led to the need for more sustainable agricultural production systems. Integrated Pest Management and Good Agricultural Practices have … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Wetlands, Integrated Water Resources Management and Food Security (5 June 2017 to 23 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Wetlands, Integrated Water Resources Management and Food Security from 5 June 2017 until 23 June 2017 in the Netherlands. Food security, water management and climate change call for a cross cutting and inclusive approach involving all relevant stakeholders and sectors. This requires persons who, next to technical knowledge, possess other skills such as … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Milking to potential (15 May 2017 to 26 May 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its training course on Milking to potential from 15 May 2017 until 26 May 2017 in the Netherlands. This 2 weeks course will enable participants in designing and implementing dairy development strategies in emerging economies. The course will use a mix of lectures, discussions, group work and field trips to offer background, theoretical foundations, as well as practical approaches for … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets (15 May 2017 to 2 June 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its intensive course on Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets from 15 May 2017 until 2 June 2017 in the Netherlands. Modern production practices, value addition activities, value chain governance, viable market channels and a conducive enabling environment are some of the key factors for successful horticultural value chains. If properly enhanced, value chains can bring … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change (3 April 2017 to 14 April 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its intensive course on Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change from 3 April 2017 until 14 April 2017 in Thailand. This course is organised in cooperation with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre. This course will provide the opportunity to become a manager of change. Participant's capacity to encourage adaptation to changing climate-related hazards and improved resilience and … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use (3 April 2017 to 21 April 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its intensive course on  Contemporary Approaches to Genetic Resources Conservation and Use from 3 April 2017 until 21 April 2017 in the Netherlands. This course provides state-of-the-art insight into various plant genetic resources management strategies and relevant policies. In many parts of the world a relatively small number of high-yielding uniform scientifically bred crop varieties … [Read more...]

CDI Short Course on Agriculture in Transition (3 April 2017 to 14 April 2017)

Deadline: 18 October 2016 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) invites applications for its two week’s intensive course on Agriculture in Transition from 3 April 2017 until 14 April 2017 in the Netherlands. Agriculture entails much more than just producing food – it also relates to feed, fibre and fuel, to climate change, water usage, waste management, landscape design, leisure, social stability, culture, income and health. Agriculture has to find new balances between … [Read more...]

Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation Short Courses: Apply via Netherlands Fellowship Program!

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) yearly conducts a number of short-term training courses for the development of professionals worldwide. Most of these short courses are open for the Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) to working professionals who are the citizen of and are working in the NFP country. We have created a list of Wageningen UR Center for Development Innovation(CDI) short courses that are open for application via Netherlands Fellowships Program. NFP … [Read more...]

CDC: Creating a National Network of Partners to Promote Cancer Prevention

Deadline: 3 June 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to provide funds to develop and administer a national network of cancer prevention organizations to promote, in coordination with immunization stakeholders, efforts and activities to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination delivery for the prevention of HPV-related cancers. The network includes cancer prevention stakeholders with channels to provide … [Read more...]

State Bureau of EAP: Inviting organisations to Promote Women’s Entrepreneurial Center

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is inviting organisations to submit applications for a project to promote women’s entrepreneurship, as part of the Lower Mekong Initiative. The Center will provide a safe space for female would-be entrepreneurs and business owners from the formal and informal sectors to receive training, access resources and connect to a local network of mentors that can provide them real-time, tailored … [Read more...]

NWO’s Food & Business Applied Research Fund

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: HIV Research for Prevention Journalist Fellowships

Deadline: 10 June 2016 HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2016)  Fellowship program invites 25 journalists from around the world to provide them fellowships to attend and cover the HIVR4P 2016 conference.The journalist fellowship program is designed to help build journalist capacity to report on biomedical HIV prevention, and to generate high-profile media coverage of advances and challenges in prevention research, especially in communities that are heavily impacted by the epidemic. As part … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Gender Grants 2016: Supporting Developing Country Researchers

Deadline: 10 May 2016 AuthorAID is currently inviting researchers from the developing world for its following 2 (two) new grants related to gender: Travel Grants: For researchers to use to present gendered research at a conference, or for attending a conference on the topic of gender, or for attending training in gender issues. Workshop Grants: For experienced researchers or academic staff who would like to organise a gender workshop. Some topics may include: Gender mainstreaming … [Read more...]

OES International Water Cooperation Program: Increasing Shared Prosperity and Regional Security

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ (OES) Office of Conservation and Water at the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for a program entitled “International Water Cooperation” with an aim to build political will and advance cooperative processes on shared waters where the lack of political commitment/engagement is an impediment to cooperative action on shared waters. It will improve cooperation over shared waters in … [Read more...]

PEP Call for Expressions of Interest: Experimental Impact Evaluations for Development Policy Analysis in Developing Countries

Deadline: 6 June 2016 The Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) invites research teams in developing countries to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for undertaking a randomized control trial (RCT) from late 2016 to 2018. The evaluation should target new programmes or Development Policy interventions, extensions and modifications of existing programmes, or existing programmes allowing random allocation of new beneficiaries. Thematic Areas PEP is interested in evaluations related to the … [Read more...]

Apply for MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity 2016 Scaling Competition

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The MasterCard Foundation is currently inviting applications from around the world for its Rural Prosperity 2016 Scaling Competition. The challenge of the Scaling competition is to take proven concepts, products and business models and to adapt and launch them at a larger scale across new geographies and markets. Objectives The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity aims to help people move out of poverty by improving access to financial products and services … [Read more...]

UNICEF: Strengthening Community-Based Nutrition Programme in Afghanistan

Deadline: 5 May 2016 The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is inviting applicants for a programme entitled "Strengthening Community-Based Nutrition Programme" with a focus on IYCF/MNP/SBCC with the integrated management of acute malnutrition continuum through multi-sectorial approach in Afghanistan. Objectives Review and develop a standardized community based nutrition package consisting of guidelines, SOP, training materials, job aids and performance monitoring … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 27 June 2016 Nominations are open for the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognize innovation, long-term vision, and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment. Objectives Doubling renewable energy Doubling energy efficiency Clean energy access Prize Ceremony The Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards ceremony takes place during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week every … [Read more...]