Category Archives: Call for Proposals

Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) – Open Call for proposal- Africa

Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) – Open Call for proposal
CALL ID: RU FAPA 2014/15

(Submission of proposals remain open through 2014 and 2015 and selections made by the following deadlines 28 February 2015; 30 June 2015 and 31 December 2015).

(RUFORUM), established in 2004, is a consortium of 42 universities in 19 countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA). The organisation evolved from the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of the Rockefeller Foundation.
The Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) is a competitive grants program designed as graduate student internship to link thesis research findings and recommendations to application and use at community level.


BIONATURE 2015 Call for Papers May 24 – 29, 2015 – Rome, Italy

Bioenvironment conference BIONATURE 2015

BIOGREEN, BIOINVASION, and BIOENVIRONMENT conferences are now grouped in a consolidated event covering the three mentioned areas: here the topics:

Biodiversity and invasion control,Renewable and Sustainable Energies ,Biodiversity and invasion control (marine, oceanic, , forests, bioinvasion), Renewable and Sustainable Energies
Important Deadlines:

Submission (full paper)

Submit your Workshop Proposals to and/or
December 24, 2014




Call For Proposals

Open Call 3: Sectoral policies for the systematic use of ecosystem services

Development of a nation-wide education and awareness campaign through volunteer action and supporting activities
See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014

Outcome of callIncreased awareness of and education in biodiversity and ecosystem services, including awareness of and education in the linkage between biodiversity and climate change, and economic valuation of ecosystems
Budget: € 600,000
Call for proposals (open)

Open Call 1: Invasive alien species networking for information exchange and capacity building
See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014
Outcome of callIncreased protection of native ecosystems against invasive alien species
Budget: € 680,000
Call for proposals (open)

See the programme website for further information about the call
Deadline:Publication date: 21 July 2014
Deadline for applications: 20 October 2014
Outcome of callImproved integration of biodiversity considerations in sectoral policies and legislation
Budget: € 900,000
How to apply
Guide for applicantsHow to involve a partner from Iceland, Liechtenstein and/or Norway
About the programme
Priority sector: Environmental Protection and Management
Objective: Halt loss of biodiversity
Donor programme partner: Directorate for Nature Management (DN)
Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA)

International phd in agrobiodiversity Call for applications a.y. 2014-2015

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna: Call for applications a.y. 2014-2015
Positions and grants
– 6 positions supported by a grant (amounting to € 14,000 gross amount per year + Campus facilities);
– the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna reserves the possibility of accepting a maximum 1 additional student without a grant or other forms of financial support.

Candidates are requested to apply online by September 5, 2014, 12 p.m. Italian Time.
In case of problems with the online application, please contact the PhD Administration Office (tel. +39.050 883.345, e-mail:

Beginning of the PhD Programme
The PhD Programme will start on November 3, 2014.



The International Treaty launches the Third Call for Project Proposals


The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture launched its third call for project proposals under its Benefit-Sharing Fund (BSF).
With over USD 10 million available for supporting new projects aimed at the conservation and sustainable use of
plant genetic material in developing countries, this is the largest call to date.

Eligible applicants include governmental and non-governmental organizations – including farmers and farmers’
organizations, genebanks and research institutions, as well as regional and international organizations – based in countries that are Contracting Parties to the International Treaty.

Applicants have until 05 May 2014 to submit their pre-proposals via official channels.

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Call for Concept Notes for CCAFS Flagships

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is making a call for concept notes for innovative research-for-development :Deadline for submission of the concept notes is 1 March 2014 at 5 pm CET.

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2014 Call for applications: IFS Individual Research Grants


deadline- January 20th, 2014

Another opportunity for early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country.