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

Africa

U.S. African Development Foundation — Supporting African Farmers

The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support from African-owned enterprises, agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups, and agricultural processors with innovative solutions to increase farmer incomes and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Most funding agreements range between $100 and $250 thousand. Applications are accepted in English, Swahili, and French. Application deadline […]

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Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs — Research Collaboration 2018

Within the framework of Danish development cooperation, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for research proposals between Denmark and researchers in partner countries. Window 1 will fund research with partners in Denmark’s priority countries for development assistance. Window 2 will fund research with partners in growth and transition countries. Window 1 is open to […]

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BioInnovate Africa — Improve Productivity of Smallholder Farmers in East Africa

The BioInnovate Africa Programme wants to improve productivity of smallholder farmers and communities in eastern Africa through value addition and agro/bioprocessing. Thematic areas include (1) Value addition to agroproduce; (2) Agro/biowaste conversion; and (3) Bioinnovation policy analysis and development. Grants range from US$ 250 – US$ 750 thousand for a maximum period of three years. […]

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Noel Buxton Trust — Promoting Livelihoods in Africa

The Noel Buxton Trust makes grants up to £5 thousand per year for up to three years for projects in Africa that promote economic development, or that support the care of street children. Past recent projects in the theme of economic development include examples in livestock raising, aquaculture, and credit for women-led businesses. The Trust […]

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Earth Journalism Network — Biodiversity Media Grants 2018

The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers the Biodiversity Media Grant to support journalism networks and media organizations throughout the world in increasing the capacity of media to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity. EJN is especially interested in projects that focus on conservation in high-biodiversity regions of the world such as the Amazon, […]

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UK Government — Sustainable Forestry

The Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC) programme will provide grants for projects that support governance and market reforms that reduce the illegal use of forest resources. Projects should focus on eliminating illegal logging, promoting legal trade and ensuring the rights and benefits for poor people, local communities and indigenous people who depend on forests […]

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Commonwealth Foundation — Grants for Civil Society in Commonwealth Countries

The Commonwealth Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations in Commonwealth countries to support participatory governance. (Note: This could include participatory governance related to the management of forests, wildlife, water supplies, and other subjects in natural resources and environment.) The maximum grant is £50 thousand per year (for a maximum of four years). A list […]

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National Geographic Society — Buffett Awards for Conservation Leadership in Africa and Latin America 2018

The National Geographic Society, in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, welcomes nominations for the 2018 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation. There is one annual award for Africa, and another for Latin America. The awards honor the achievements of conservation leaders in these two regions, and support their ongoing work with grants of […]

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University of Antwerp — Masters Program in Development Studies 2018-2019

The University of Antwerp’s Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) offers three specializations for one-year masters programs in development studies. Topics include poverty, climate change, conflict, good governance, sustainable development, and others. The Flemish Inter-University Council (VLIR-UOS) awards scholarships to students from many countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America for studies at Belgian […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation — Entrepreneurship Program for Africans 2018

The TEF Program fosters and supports start-up enterprises in Africa. TEF combines mentoring, training, forums, seed capital, and alumni support to individuals in Africa proposing new business ideas or early-stage companies in sectors that include agriculture, among others. The program is open to citizens and legal residents ages 18 and older in any African country. […]

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