Tailored opportunities: AFRICAN CLIMATE CHANGE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (AFRICLIP) 2017 for emerging leaders in Climate Change

Shared by  Dawit Gebregziabher


The Africa Climate Leadership program (AfriCLP) is a grants award program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary individuals and organizations to build leadership capacity in response to climate change. It is funded by IDRC and managed by the University of Nairobi and the Institute of Resource Assessment (IRA)-University of Dar es Salaam.


a) Applicant’s institution must have significant presence/operations in any African Country. Applicant’s institution must meet one of the following descriptions:

  • Legally-recognized organization in any African Country; or
  • Governmental entity or academic organization in any African Country.

b) Applicants must have been students/employed and reside within Africa.

How to apply?

This Application Form must be completed by every applicant. This Application Form solicits information from the applicant on:Fellowship type and program relevance

  1. Fellowship type and program relevance
  2. Personal data
  3. Educational background
  4. Publications and awards
  5. Current employment
  6. Project description and budget
  7. Supporting documents (that must be submitted with the Application Form to complete your application).

Evaluation process?

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following attributes that are deemed to exceed business as usual:

a) Innovation, strategic management, and thought leadership in addressing climate change.

b) Key climate (or closely associated) initiatives led by the applicant, and subsequent goals, benchmarks and plans for measuring success implemented by applicant.

c) Quality of engagement with non-profit partners, government organizations, and/or other non-advocacy collaborations.

d) Quality of collaboration with peers to develop best practices, influence behavior change, establish standards, and engage in public education

e) Education and training of internal staff and management, as well as external stakeholders, partners and suppliers.

f) Academic qualifications and achievements.

g) Strength and relevance of Concept Note.

Important dates?

Submission: 30th September, 2017

Notification: 31st October, 2017

Workshop: November, 2017

For detailed information on the application:


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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

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