Funding News Bulletin
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Latest funding opportunities
Deadline:01 Oct 2012
Canada's International Development and Research Center (IDRC) administers the Bentley Cropping Systems Fellowship for graduate students who wish to undertake on-farm research with cooperating farmers in one or more developing countries.
The research should focus on the use of fertility-enhancing plants — such as leguminous forages, shrubs, cover crops, and grain legumes — on small farms. Research should seek cropping-system changes that will lead to some of these results:
Deadline:05 Oct 2012
The European Union funds the Intra-ACP Mobility Scheme to enhance education, research, and intercultural exchange among the countries of the ACP (African, Caribbean, and Pacific) group.
The current call for applications is directed to citizens and residents of African countries at the PhD level in thematic areas that include agricultural sciences, natural sciences, and others.
Deadline:15 Oct 2012
Deadline:22 Nov 2012
Deadline:30 Nov 2012
The Volkswagen Foundation invites junior and senior post-doctoral African researchers to apply for its program on "Livelihood Management, Reforms, and Processes of Structural Change."
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF): PEER Science, 2nd Cycle
Deadline:04 Dec 2012
USAID and the NSF jointly support Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science. PEER Science invites scientists in 87 eligible developing countries to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building of importance to USAID, and conducted in partnership with NSF-funded collaborators.