Green Talent Competition for Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. Scientist from all disciplines can apply with inventive ideas focusing on sustainable development. Deadline for applications: 23 May 2018.

More information and ways to submit proposals can be found here.
 

OSIWA invites proposals from Liberian organisations to address roadblocks to open society

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grant making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA wants to support innovative interventions with effective strategies that respond to the broader deep-seated political, justice and socio-economic roadblocks to open society in West Africa. OSIWA seeks proposals aimed at achieving the following specific themes: journalism, Justice reform and rule of law, Economic Governance and Advancement, Equality and Anti-Discrimination and democratic practice. Proposals can be submitted until April 30, 2018.
 
More information and ways to submit proposals can be found here.
 

 

PPP Opportunity for Large Businesses in Liberia

Financially strong businesses operating in Liberia who plan a project that meets business interests and development objec­tives can apply for a PPP (Public Private Partnerships)–projects that are jointly planned, financed and implemented by GIZ and private companies. The project should foster decent employment, increase income and or contribute to improved working conditions. The private partner has to contribute at least 50% of the costs, GIZ can contribute especially with technical expertise or marketing, vocational training, local supply chain development, etc.

All information and ways to apply can be found on this fact sheet.

 

Government provides incentives to businesses for investments in energy and other sectors

Businesses registered in Liberia, planning to invest 500 000USD or more in the next 5 years can apply at the Liberia National Investment Commission to get incentives for their investments. Only businesses from some sectors are eligible, among them the energy sector, tourism, housing, health and others. For setting up (and possibly solar electrifying) a health facility investments of 50 000USD are sufficient.

More information can be found here.

 

Register with the LEAP Network

The Liberian Energy Access Practitioner (LEAP) network is an association of stakeholders in the renewable energy sector to learn and support each other and create a voice for lobbying.  Members receive interesting information and (business or training) opportunities from Mercy Corps, RREA, GIZ/EnDev and other stakeholders. 

To announce more opportunities or for any inquiries contact us (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

Job opportunities and vacancies are posted here.