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Latest funding opportunities
Deadline:18 Jan 2013
With financial support provided by the Louis Dreyfus Foundation, the University of Oxford invites PhD applicants from Africa, Asia, and South America for doctoral studies in food security (crop science, biodiversity, conservation). Scholarships will cover tuition fees and living expenses for three years.
The university posts the available projects, requesting interested candidates to directly contact the project supervisors.
Deadline:13 Mar 2013
Deadline:20 Mar 2013
The U.S. Agency for International Development in India (USAID-Delhi) invites applications for the India-Africa Agricultural Innovation Bridge Program. The program will make grants to transfer proven Indian agriculture innovations to Liberia, Kenya, and Malawi.
Eligibility for grants extends to Indian nonprofit organizations, as well as to Indian business organizations willing to forego profits. Universities and research organizations in India are among the eligible groups.
Deadline:06 Jan 2013
The Food Security Center at the University of Hohenheim collaborates with strategic partners to promote higher education and research related to agriculture and food security. Among the partners is Kasetsart University, Thailand.
Deadline:08 Feb 2013
Fondation Ensemble supports field projects in water, sanitation, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, eco-habitat, and biodiversity conservation.
Deadline:14 Feb 2013
Deadline:15 Feb 2013
The French Institute for Development Research (IRD) sponsors the program PEERS to reinforce research capacity in the global "South." Priority themes include agriculture, aquaculture, climate change, and energy (among others).
Deadline:31 Jan 2013
The Institute of Development Studies contributes to the program SICRISA (Support to Improve Climate Research and Information Services in South Asia).
Deadline:28 Feb 2013
Each year, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) awards prizes of US$15 thousand to individual scientists in each of eight fields: agricultural sciences; biology; chemistry; earth sciences; engineering sciences; mathematics; medical sciences; and physics.
The basis of the awards are as follows:
Deadline:29 Apr 2013
Deadline:30 Apr 2013
The World Food Prize Foundation invites nominations for the World Food Prize, and for the Borlaug Field Award.