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


World Academy of Sciences — C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research 2018

The prize is named after TWAS Founding Fellow and former president C.N.R. Rao to honor TWAS Fellows from the developing world. The special focus is scientists in the world’s scientifically lagging and least-developed countries who have made significant contributions to global science. The amount of the prize is US$5 thousand. The closing date is 31 […]

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Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund — PhD Studies in India in Ecology and Environment

The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund offers scholarships to Indian nationals and nationals of other Asian countries for doctoral studies at universities in India. Areas of specialization include ecology and environment (among others). Scholarship applicants must already be admitted for a Ph.D. degree at a recognized institution of higher education in India. The application period to […]

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Fondation Yves Rocher — Photography Award, Environment and the Planet 2018

The Yves Rocher Foundation’s Photography Award shall be awarded to a professional photographer who wishes to make a journalistic study of issues relating to the environment, humanity’s relationship with the planet, or the core challenges to sustainability. Eligibility extends to professional photojournalists who are able to write and speak in French or English. The winner […]

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Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund — Krill Fishing and Marine Ecosystem

The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) calls for proposals from scientific researchers who can aid in determining the impact of the krill fishing industry on the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Funding will range from US$50 thousand to US$100 thousand per project. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2018. Find the 4th call for proposals

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European Commission — Interreg Atlantic Area, 2nd Call for Proposals

Interreg Atlantic Area supports transnational cooperation projects in 36 Atlantic regions to achieve economic, social and territorial cohesion by implementing solutions to answer to regional challenges in the fields of innovation, resource efficiency, environment and cultural assets. The second call for proposals is open to projects focused on delivering transnational, tangible and sustainable results and […]

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World Academy of Sciences — Prizes for Young Scientists in Developing Countries

TWAS provides financial assistance to national institutions in several developing countries to enable them to institute a scheme of TWAS prizes for young scientists. Candidates for the prizes should be no older than age 40 at the time of winning the prize; hold at least a master’s degree; have a good record of research publications […]

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Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — Postgraduate Training Fellowships 2018

OWSD supports female scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with doctoral fellowships in the natural sciences. The fellowships are for the pursuit of a doctoral degree at a host institution in a developing country, but not in the applicant’s home country. Applicants should be qualified young women science graduates (generally below 40 […]

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Hawk Conservation Trust — Marion Paviour Award

The Hawk Conservation Trust launches a new award to support early-career researchers working in projects focussed on conservation and/or research of birds of prey. The maximum award amount is £ 1,000. Preference will be given to those applying for support for fieldwork, conference fees to present work, or travel costs (for fieldwork or conference attendance). […]

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Erbacher Foundation — Support for Rural Development

The Erbacher Foundation supports rural development in subject areas that include livestock husbandry, crop production, drinking water, and environmental protection. The priority countries are India, Tanzania, and Uganda. Applications are invited from Germany charitable organizations involved in development cooperation. Applying organizations need to have partnerships with local NGOs. The German institution is responsible for project […]

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Society for International Development — Andrew E. Rice Award 2018

The Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. Past winners include field research on agriculture strategies and the creation of low-cost digital games that inspire social change. Candidates must be between 22 to 32 years old and have at […]

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