Knowledge for Development

Fellowships, grants & calls


Call for papers: Journal of the South Pacific Agriculture (JOSPA)

Deadline: 30 June 2014   JOSPA is inviting contributions for research articles, review papers, general papers and short communications which are of relevance to agriculture in the tropics for the Journal's Volume 17 issue.  http://knowledge.cta.int/Dossiers/CTA-and-S-T/Selected-publications/USP-IRETA-South-Pacific-Agricultural-News-SPAN-Newsletter-March-2014  

13/05/2014


Transferable skills training for successful doctoral students: "Innovative Doctoral Training for Global Food Security"

Dates:  2-20 June 2014  Venue: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda  Doctoral students in the area of Global Food Security (all disciplinary fields) from the following universities will be prioritised:   Makerere University (Uganda), SLU (Sweden), National University of Rwanda (Rwanda), Sokoine University (Tanzania) Jomo Kenyatta University (Kenya).   http://www.slu.se/en/international/slu-global/food-security-initiative/2012/transferable-skill-course-and-workshops/

13/05/2014


Improving and internationalising university courses: Workshop for experienced lecturers

Dates:  10-12 June 2014  Venue: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda  Lecturers with several years of teaching experience, active in the area of Global Food Security (all disciplinary fields) from the following universities will be prioritised: Makerere University (Uganda), SLU (Sweden), National University of Rwanda (Rwanda), Sokoine University (Tanzania) Jomo Kenyatta University (Kenya).   http://www.slu.se/en/international/slu-global/food-security-initiative/2012/workshops-for-senior-staff/teaching-learning-workshop/

13/05/2014


Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF)

 Deadline: 15 April 2014     The Fund provides grants for applied research on innovations for food security and private sector development in partner countries of Dutch development cooperation.     http://knowledge4food.net/food-business-applied-research-fund/

10/04/2014


Scientific poster competition 2014

Deadline: 8 June 2014   A poster competition to illustrate the diversity of development research conducted in Benin in the context of scientific partnerships with laboratories, research teams, researchers or lecturers in other francophone countries.   http://www.benin.ird.fr/toute-l-actualite/l-actualite/concours-de-posters-scientifiques-2014  

10/04/2014


Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative

Deadline: 9 April 2014  --  This programme is for scientists who want to develop collaborative research consortia between scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and a research institution in the UK.  --  http://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/africa-capacity-building/

31/03/2014


Call for input: HLPE study on critical and emerging issues in the area of food security and nutrition

Call for input: HLPE study on critical and emerging issues in the area of food security and nutrition    Deadline: 15 March 2014     

27/02/2014


OECD Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship

OECD Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship  

27/02/2014


Call for applications: Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme

Call for applications: Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme         Deadline: 25 March 2014 

27/02/2014


Engineering for Development (E4D) doctoral scholarships

Engineering for Development (E4D) doctoral scholarships   Deadline: 31 March 2014   

27/02/2014


Learning Events Programme for Researchers from Developing Countries

Learning Events Programme for Researchers from Developing Countries     Deadline: 28 Feb 2014  

18/02/2014


DFID-ESRC China and Africa research programme

DFID-ESRC China and Africa research programme   Deadline: 3 March 2014   

18/02/2014


PhD: Campylobacter contamination & control in the poultry meat food systems of Nairobi, Kenya

PhD: Campylobacter contamination & control in the poultry meat food systems of Nairobi, Kenya    Deadline: 23 Feb 2014  

18/02/2014


The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF)

The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF)    Deadline: 28 February 2014   

18/02/2014


Request for EoI: "Food sovereignty versus food security: Where does Africa stand in the post-Millennium Development Goals era?” (individual consultant services)

FARA is undertaking a study on “Food sovereignty versus food security: Where does Africa stand in the post-Millennium Development Goals era?” in order to provide evidence that will inform a stakeholder consultation on food security versus food sovereignty that FARA will organize early in 2014.  The outcomes of the consultations will generate the supporting arguments that will inform Africa’s position during the Rome negotiations of the principles in May 2014.  Please see link for more details http://www.fara-africa.org/media/uploads/File/Vacancies/reoi-_food_security_vs_food_sovereignty_(2).pdf

11/02/2014


Learning Events Programme for Researchers from Developing Countries

Deadline: 28 February 2014  KFPE (a Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, SCNAT) Learning Events Programme supports researchers from developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America involved in research partnerships with a Swiss institution and promotes interdisciplinary and intercultural learning. Swiss institutions and/or their partners in developing countries are invited to submit proposals for the learning events. Learning and training content should include soft skills, theories, methods, integrated approaches, thematic specialisations, and inter- and transdisciplinary working methods.   http://www.kfpe.ch/fundings/learning-events.php

27/01/2014