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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: 2014 SEED Awards


We received the following announcement for grant opportunities, which we are happy to share. — The Charcoal Project Dear Colleague, I am pleased to inform you that the SEED Initiative has just launched the 2014 SEED Awards to support entrepreneurs for sustainable development. We are seeking entries from innovative start-up entrepreneurs who aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level in a country with a developing or emerging economy. This year SEED will make available up to: 30 SEED Africa Awards to enterprises in Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda; 12 SEED South Africa Awards to enterprises … Continue reading

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What Barack Obama, The Oscars, And Charcoal Have In Common


“Rather than ignoring reality, a far more pragmatic approach is needed to reduce the impact of charcoal on our forests and our climate. This means taking a holistic look at both the supply and demand side of the equation,” explains Anne Wheldon of Ashden.

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Call for Comments – Potential Grant Competition for Fuel-Efficient Cookstove Distribution in Kenya


This is a Public Service Announcement brought to you by the good people at Winrock and USAID:

The United States Agency for International Development and Winrock International are soliciting Expressions of Interest (“EOIs”) in support of a possible 18-month, $1 million USD (maximum) grant award (or awards).

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