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IRENA/ADFD: New funding available for RE projects in developing countries

  IRENA is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The USD 50 million now available is part of a USD 350 million commitment by the UAE to provide concessional loans to projects endorsed by IRENA over seven funding cycles, through the Abu Dhabi Fund […]

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Two new DFID Research Programmes

Two new DFID Research Programmes

Posted by · on September 02, 2015 · in Opportunities > Funding · with 2 Comments

DFID have recently announced details of two significant forthcoming research programmes. The first is a programme of research entitled Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa which will fcous on testing the commercial and economic viability and the technical feasibility of various bioenergy applications and technologies for developing countries and develop effective solutions to improve […]

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The Commonwealth Scholarship for Developing Commonwealth Country Citizens

Reblogged from FundsForNGOs.org on August 27, 2015 by Divya Sharma Deadline: 19 November 2015 The UK Department for International Development is funding the Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s and PhD study in the UK with a motive to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles […]

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Newton Researcher Links – applications open

We have just opened applications for workshop and travel grants under the Newton Researcher Links programme, part of the Newton Fund. WORKSHOP GRANTS Newton Researcher Links workshop grants provide financial support to bring together a UK / partner country bilateral cohort of early career researchers to take part in workshops to: build research capacity in […]

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Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative | Royal Society

The Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative is a research programme for scientists who want to develop collaborative research consortia between scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and a research institution in the UK. The overall aim of the scheme is to strengthen the research capacity of universities and research institution in sub-Saharan Africa by supporting the […]

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New DFID Research Programmes in Transport and Energy and Economic Growth

As mentioned in our previous post, DFID are significantly expanding their research portfolio in the energy arena. (Information below is from DFID’s Supplier Portal at: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/pages/public/viewPublicNotice.cmd?bm90aWNlSWQ9NjE5NjA%3D) Subject to funds being approved, the Department for International Development (DFID) is looking to contract one or two organisations or consortia to manage and provide research leadership on two major […]

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New DFID Research Funding Opportunities: RESESS

The UK Department for International Development (DfID) are intending to significantly expand their portfolio on energy research. Two programmes (one on transport and one on energy and economic growth are already being developed (more on these in a separate posting later). Here, however, we draw attention to the development of a third programme. Back in […]

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The Launch of the New Global Innovation Fund: Molly Kinder’s blog on on the CGD blog Dispatch

Molly Kinder has provided a really useful overview of the recently launched Global Innovation Fund (GIF) on the CGD blog. As she explains in the blog “GIF is a new fund, headquartered in London, which invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. […]

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Expressions of Interest sought for ENERGIA’s Gender and Energy Research programme

BUILDING THE EVIDENCE BASE FOR IMPROVING ENERGY INTERVENTIONS’ EFFECTIVENESS BY TAKING A GENDER APPROACH Leusden, 4th August, 2014 – ENERGIA, the International Network on Gender & Energy invites Expressions of Interests (EOIs) from qualified research teams to participate in its Gender and Energy Research programme. In line with its commitment to the Sustainable Energy for […]

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Call for Applications: Food-Fuel Workshop in South Africa – September 2014

Food-Fuel Workshop in South Africa – September 2014 The SUPERGEN Bioenergy hub wishes to invite applications from early career researchers to attend an interdisciplinary workshop on food-fuel interfaces to be held in South Africa in September 2014. Background Biomass is the main source of energy for most of southern Africa, but the rationale for bioenergy […]

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