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Essay contest on the future of development assistance


The Global Development Network Next Horizons Essay Contest invites fresh thinking related to the future of aid and make your ideas available to policymakers and key stakeholders.
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Grant opportunities for individuals and organizations in Africa


Are you from Africa and are in need of financial support to perform research, studying abroad or carry out projects addressing land degradation, desertification and drought issues in your region? Check out the opportunities listed here!
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Call for proposals: business innovation in arid and semi-arid areas of East Africa


Do you have innovative ideas based on low cost renewable energy and solutions that can help rural people adapt to climate change? The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) is funding businesses with potentially transformative climate change solutions and with a deep social impact.
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New photo story and more, on CCAFS climate smart villages


Meet the Lower Kamula Youth Group and others, and learn from them what being “climate-smart” really means.
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United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace: new courses for postgraduate students


The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP) is a leading research and teaching institute based in Tokyo, Japan. It is currently inviting postgraduate students to apply for its autumn course on Leadership for Sustainability and its intensive five week program about Building Resilience to Climate Change. Apply before July 31, 2014.
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Savory Institute's Annual International Conference "Putting Grasslands to Work"


The annual international conference by the Savory Institute (London August 1st and 2nd) deals with the topic of grasslands. It includes a session "Putting Grasslands to Work: A conversation about Soil"
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Internships at the UNCCD Capacity Building Marketplace


Do you want to join our team this fall, and help us expand the Marketplace? We currently offer three internships at our office in Bonn, Germany. Apply before August 11!
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#climateproofmyland winners!


Check out the winners of the #Climateproofmyland contest. If you find your picture there, you can get a welcome pack from the UNCCD Capacity Building Marketplace!
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