The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry

Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Fishing in West Africa

The Earth Journalism Network announces grants for news stories about fisheries in West Africa. Subject areas may include the impact of over-fishing and IUU fishing on coastal communities; the use of destructive fishing practices, by-catch, and fish aggregating devices; initiatives in community-led fisheries management; poverty reduction and food security through sustainable fisheries; and the challenges […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Livestock Market Systems in Kenya

USAID in Kenya will make multiple grants (“leader plus associates”) under the Feed the Future program to assist the Kenyan livestock sector, focusing on projects in the northern counties. Project activities should aim for improvements in livestock and related market systems; expanded and diversified market-oriented livelihood opportunities; improved governance and management of range lands and […]

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MasterCard Foundation — Fund for Rural Prosperity 2017

MasterCard Foundation aims to support ideas from institutions looking to deliver a financial service, product, or process to smallholder farmers in eligible African countries. Projects may be proposed by a single institution or by a partnership. However, the lead applicant must be a for-profit entity. Examples of applying institutions may include banks; insurance or leasing […]

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Orskov Foundation — Grants in Sustainable Land Use for University Students

Orskov makes grants to support student projects in agriculture and sustainable land use in developing countries. Preference will be given to training that emphasizes animal, plant, and soil interactions. Projects should have the potential to alleviate poverty and to provide sustainable environmental benefits, including adaptation/mitigation to the impacts of climate change. Applications are invited from […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — Swine and Poultry Research in Asia

The UK’s BBSRC is collaborating with partner organizations in China, the Philippines, and Thailand on research of microbiological diseases in swine and poultry. Proposals should have a UK Principal Investigator, in addition to a Principal Investigator from one or more of the partner countries. BBSRC offers up to £6 million for this research, and partner […]

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Newton Fund — UK-China Agritech Challenge 2017

UK organisations can apply to work with Chinese partners on innovative agricultural solutions in China. Subject areas are precision agriculture; improved efficiency of sustainable agriculture; and processing of agricultural products. Eligible projects need to include one UK business and one UK higher education institute or research council institute eligible for BBSRC funding. Project partners in […]

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CRDF Global — Agricultural Research, Ukraine and USA

The 2017 U.S.-Ukraine Agricultural Research Competition welcomes proposals on sustainable farming practices and agricultural biotechnology. Proposals are invited from all areas of the natural sciences and engineering (biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics) as they relate to basic and non-commercial applied agricultural research in the two topic areas. Awards are up to US$107 […]

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Global Affairs Canada — Climate and Agriculture in Senegal

The “Program of Development and Adaptation to Climate Change of Irrigated Crops in Senegal” calls for proposals. The program aims to improve the socio‑economic well-being and resilience of farming households, with a particular emphasis on women and young people. Applications are invited from experienced and qualified Canadian organizations and consortia that may include Canadian with […]

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Research Council of Norway — International Cooperation in Aquaculture 2018

The Research Council of Norway funds international cooperation in its HAVBRUK2 program of aquaculture research. Funding is available for project establishment support for international projects; personal visiting researcher grants; and personal overseas research grants. Priority will be given to collaboration with researchers in the EU, USA, Canada, China, Japan, India, Chile, and Brazil. Collaboration with […]

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ARIMNet2 — Call for Young Researchers

The EC’s ARIMNet is a consortium to support integrated and trans-disciplinary research that enhances the contribution of agricultural and food systems for sustainable social and economic development in the Mediterranean Basin. The ARIMNet2 2017 Joint Call is dedicated to young researchers in two topics: promoting sustainable agriculture for socio-economic development; and valorising local products through […]

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