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SCIP Fund: Fifth Funding Window – Call for Project Concept Notes: CRGE Regional Sector Planning Support Programme

The Strategic Climate Institutions Programme (SCIP) Fund is a three year climate finance initiative (May 2012 – April 2015). The SCIP Fund is supported by the governments of the UK, Norway and Denmark and channels grant funding to support Ethiopian stakeholders; including government, civil society, private sector, research organisations and supportive international development partners, to […]

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2014 Emerging Scholars Award

The Global Water Forum (http://www.globalwaterforum.org/) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Emerging Scholars Award. In 2014 the Award will be linked to a workshop at the University of Oxford: ŒWater, Food and Energy: Understanding and Managing the Risks and Trade-offs that will take place in June 2014. The author of the winning entry to the […]

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The Royal Society-DFID Capacity Building Initiative

The Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative is a £15.3 million partnership initiative between the Royal Society and the Department for International Development (DFID). The initiative will bring together scientists working across sub-Saharan Africa with UK-based researchers aiming to strengthen research and training capacity across sub-Saharan Africa by creating sustainable scientific networks. This Initiative will […]

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IRENA/ADFD Project Facility – Second funding cycle call for proposals

            Among the toughest challenges for scaling up renewable energy, especially with projects using technologies in ground-breaking ways, is raising the necessary funds. With USD 350 million in concessional loans committed by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) in seven cycles to projects recommended by the International Renewable Energy […]

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The UK is providing £3.87 billion through the International Climate Fund (ICF) to reduce poverty by helping developing countries, take up low carbon development, protect forests and to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Further details can be found on the DECC website https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/taking-international-action-to-mitigate-climate-change/supporting-pages/international-climate-fund-icf

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DFID and ESRC announce call for research on China’s development lessons for and engagement with Africa.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) today announced a research collaboration of up to £4.5 million, to investigate in comparative perspective, the economic development impact of China’s engagement in sub-Saharan Africa. The research will also critically evaluate what lessons China’s own economic development transformation can offer […]

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