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


Young Water Solutions — Young Water Fellowship Program 2018

The Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from the developing world to implement projects addressing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), water pollution, and water scarcity. The program offers intensive training, seed grants up to €5 thousand for projects, and mentoring support by senior experts during one year. Applications are invited from individuals […]

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U.S. Department of State — YSEALI Academic Fellows

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is a program of the U.S. government to support bright young leaders ages 18-35 in the ASEAN countries. The YSEALI Academic Fellowships offer support to participate in a five-week institute on the campus of a U.S. university or college in one of the following topics: civil engagement; environmental […]

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Canadian International Development Research Center — IDRC Doctoral Research Awards 2018

IDRC makes research awards to citizens and permanent residents of Canada, and to citizens of developing countries. The award provides CA$20 thousand for one year of doctoral studies. Program areas include agriculture and environment. IDRC identifies countries not eligible for awards, as well as countries requiring prior approval. The deadline for applications (English, French) is […]

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Nature Research — Awards for Inspiring Science and Innovating Science

Nature Research, in partnership with Estée Lauder, launches the Nature Research Awards. The Inspiring Science Award celebrates an outstanding female early-career researcher, the Innovating Science Award will honour an individual or organisation who has driven initiatives to encourage girls or young women to engage with STEM subjects around the world. The two winners will each […]

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Arab Council for the Social Sciences — Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018-2019

The Arab Council for the Social Sciences announces its fifth cycle of postdoctoral fellowships for junior Arab scholars. The program is open to individuals who completed their PhD within the past three years, and who are nationals or residents of countries in the League of Arab States. The fellowship provides for full costs over nine […]

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Unilever — Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018

The Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards invite nominations of individuals ages 18 to 35 anywhere in the world who have initiatives, products, or services that address sustainability challenges in four categories. The categories are “farm to table” (sustainable agriculture and food and drink nutrition); opportunities for women; waste management; and water management. The awards will be […]

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International Development Research Centre — Fellowships for Early-Career Women Scientists

In partnership with UNESCO’s Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), IDRC announces the first call for applications for the new Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowships. Fellowships with a value of up to US$50 thousand each will be awarded to women scientists from countries where the capacity for science and technology […]

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Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture — Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2018

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is sponsoring a competition for young African entrepreneurs (less than age 40) to showcase their business innovations in agribusiness at the RUFORUM Biennial Conference in October 2018. Although the focus of the competition is agribusiness, business innovations in other themes (e.g., natural resources, meteorology, urbanization, […]

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Stockholm International Water Institute — Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2019

Each year, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) co-operates with a national organisation that arranges a national Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. SJWP is open for projects striving to improve water quality, water resources management, water protection, water and wastewater treatment. The competition is open to young people between the ages of 15 and […]

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United Nations University — Online Post-Graduate Course on Mangroves

The UNU’s Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (UNU-INWEH) partners with The Nature Conservancy to offer an online course in mangrove biology, ecology, assessment, management, and restoration. The course is predominantly aimed at young academics, professionals, managers, and other interested individuals — especially from developing countries. The course provides the opportunity for professionals to build […]

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