Research grant at the Università Degli Studi di Firenze on the WEFE Nexus and Ecosystem Services

The Civil and Environment Engineering Department at the Università degli Studi di Firenze in Italy is offering a research grant to “Operationalize the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus through the ecosystem services concept in the Mediterranean Region”. Application deadline is May 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (MESZ). Job offer Environmental, economic and societal security are interdependently related to […]

Call for Entries // Innovation Challenge 2021- Advisory for Agroecology

Description about the Innovation Challenge “Integrating agroecological approaches into agricultural advisory services” is the title of the Innovation Challenge 2021, conducted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) global project “Agricultural Policy and Innovation Fund (FABI)“. For its innovation component, FABI has set itself the goal to apply instruments successfully to promote innovation in the […]

East Africa Regional Innovation Call

ABOUT THE WE4F EAST AFRICA HUB Water and Energy for Food (WE4F) works closely with the private sector to scale up climate-friendly, energy and/or water-efficient innovations. The overall goal is to increase the sustainability of agricultural food value chains and address environmental and climate resilience in developing countries and emerging markets – with a particular […]

Show & Tell: Your Sustainability Stories: A Photo & Video Storytelling Competition

Jointly organized by United Nations University (UNU-FLORES) & Technische Sammlungen Dresden Concept and Themes: The term “nexus” in Latin describes the act of tying together or something which binds. The Resource Nexus looks at the synergies and tradeoffs between the managing of different environmental resources to achieve a net positive outcome. When discussing the Resource […]


Nigeria is facing a food security crisis that is compounded by the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effects on the food value chain in the country. The pandemic has significantly disrupted already fragile value chains across the country, including people’s ability to produce, process, and distribute food. The disruption to agricultural productivity and markets has […]

The PRIMA WEFE NEXUS contest opens: Deadline for submission extended to 15 July 2021

This prize is funded by PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area with Horizon 2020 funds. It recognizes “research teams and practitioners” that have devised and demonstrated the successful implementation on the ground of combined management practices of water, energy, food and ecosystem resources in the Mediterranean, at local, sub-Regional and […]

Apply now for the Sustainable Urban Global Initiative Knowledge Fund

The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI2021) has created a dedicated fund that will support professionals who work on sustainable urbanization and food-water-energy nexus topics to participate in the event online. Interested candidates can submit their applications online. As part of the global coordination function, Future Earth’s US Hub is providing registration funds for scholars […]

RFA Information – Global Research Challenges for Development (GRCD) Award

This Request for Applications (RFA) on Global Research Challenges for Development (GRCD) is issued by the Long-term Assistance and Services for Research: Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (LASER PULSE) at Purdue University. LASER PULSE is a five-year activity implemented by a consortium comprising Purdue University (lead institution), the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, Makerere University, […]

Grand Challenges Africa Innovation Phase 1 Seed Grants | Round 12 Request for Proposals on Food Security and Nutrition

Funding Call Details Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2020 Call Release date:  October 27, 2020  Call submission deadline:  December 4, 2020 at 23:59hrs East African Time The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), created through a partnership between the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) welcome proposals to address a new Grand Challenge: Promoting and facilitating […]

Funding Opportunity – AfrIdea: A Regional Idea-a-thon for Post-COVID Progress

Details Application deadline: August 25, 2020 Full solicitation: view here About The Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (AF/PDPA), Africa Regional Services, of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a regional Idea-a-thon in May 2021, which would be previewed by a series of online trainings. The […]