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Monday 1ˢᵗ June 2020

Africa food prize

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, KE

This recognises an individual or institution whose contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity for all Africans. The prize is worth USD 100,000.

Maximum award: USD 100,000

Closing date: 01 Jun 20 (recurring)

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Thursday 18ᵗʰ June 2020

H2020-SC1-DTH-2020 digital transformation in health and care – topics DTH 2, 4, 6, 14, HCC 8-9

Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, EU

This supports projects that manage health and wellbeing while empowering the participation of citizens and facilitating the transformation of health and care services to more digitised, person-centred and community-based care models. Each successful proposal is expected to receive between €1.5 million and €8m.

Maximum award: €8,000,000
Closing date: 22 Apr 20

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Wednesday 24ᵗʰ June 2020

Call for Papers for the 10th International Interdisciplinary Conference, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya on June 24 to 27, 2020 at Multimedia University of Kenya

General conference theme: “Sustainable Development in Africa

The 10th International Interdisciplinary Conference will be held on June 24 to 27, 2020 at Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will bring together scholars from all over the world to make presentations on matters that touch on Africa.

Submission of abstracts: Send abstracts of between 250 and 500 words, including full contact details (title, name, address, email-address, and telephone) as well as institutional affiliation by March 30, 2020 to Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi at or or or or

The deadline for submission of full papers or PowerPoint presentation (one of them is adequate) is May 30, 2020

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Tuesday 8ᵗʰ September 2020

Call for papers and panels: "New moral economies of care and welfare in Africa: a return to the universal?" at ASAUK 2020, Cardiff, September 8-10

Deadline for submissions 22nd March

The deadline for submissions is 22nd March, and the conference and panel stream website are here, showing individual panels and convenors:

Current sessions open for papers (from all relevant fields) include:

Thematic roundtable: ‘The universal and the public good - care and welfare in Africa’

For more information, please contact the stream organisers Ruth Prince (, Jacinta Victoria Muinde ( and David Bannister (




Friday 30ᵗʰ October 2020

EDCTP prizes

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, NL

These recognise individuals and teams dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration. Prizes are worth up to €50,000 each.

Maximum award: €50,000

Closing date: 16 Apr 20

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Monday 1ˢᵗ February 2021

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund | Prins Bernhard Natuurfonds, NL

Project grants

These support projects that aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in developing countries, with a special focus on the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Grants are worth up to €20,000 each.

Maximum award: €20,000

Closing date: 01 Feb 21 (recurring)

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