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Funding, in the forms of grants, fellowships or scholarships, might be available from professional associations, institutions and international organizations. You are invited to check carefully the requirements prior to applying for. Further details can be obtained from various organizations, which include the following:

Professional associations

  • WPSA (World’s Poultry Science Association)
    Under the "programmes" section, there are the "WPSA Travel Grant" scheme (for those younger than 40 years) and the "WPSA Speakers’ Bureau". WPSA is also presently developing a small travel grant scheme for those older than 40 years. As a not-for-profit organization reliant on membership dues and without outside grants, WPSA funding is quite limited.
  • EAAG (East African Association of Grantmakers)
  • AAUW (American Association of University Women)

Technical centres

  • ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research)
  • CTA (Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation)

The travel grant scheme is hosted by CTA Brussels office

  • IDRC (International Development Research Centre)/CRDI  (Centre de Recherches pour le Développement International)

Development agencies

  • AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)
  • ABC (Brazilian Cooperation Agency)/ABC (Agence Brésilienne de Coopération)
  • CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)/ACDI (Agence Canadienne de Développement International)
  • DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency)
  • BTC (Belgian Development Agency)/CTB (Agence Belge de Développement)/CTB (Agencia Belga de Desarrollo)
  • JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)/JICA (Agence Japonaise de Coopération Internationale)
  • GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit or German Agency for International Cooperation) 
  • SIDA (Swedish International Development Authority)
  • SNV (Netherlands Development Organization)
  • USAID (United States Agency for International Development)

United nations agencies

  • FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)/FAO (Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture)/FAO (Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura)
  • IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) 
  • UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)/PNUD (Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement)/PNUD (Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo)



  • AfDP (African Development Bank)/BAD (Banque Africaine de Développement)
  • ADB (Asian Development Bank)
  • BOAD (Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement)
  • IDB (Islamic Development Bank)
  • WB (World Bank)/BM (Banque Mondiale)/BM (Banco Mundial)

Special programmes

International organizations

  • AU (African Union)/UA (Union Africaine)
  • EC (European Commission)/CE (Commission Européenne)/CE (Comisión Europea)
  • UN (United Nations)/NU (Nations Unies)/NU (Naciones Unidas)

Regional bodies

  • SADC (Southern African Development Organization)/SADC (Communauté de Développement de l’Afrique Australe)

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