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

february2017

SEED — Workshops on Starting Eco-Enterprises in Ghana and Uganda

The SAG-SEED Starter program announces Starter Workshops in each of Ghana and Uganda to guide teams of young entrepreneurs to refine their business ideas.  The themes for the Ghana workshop are eco-enterprises in manufacturing, tourism, and waste management.  The themes for the Uganda workshop are agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Participation in the workshops is free, […]

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Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in Asia

The ChangemakerXchange summit is the first of three retreats in Southeast Asia for participants who lead, co-lead, have founded, or have co-founded an ongoing social venture that addresses a relevant social problem, including in the theme of Environment (among others). The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work […]

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Young Innovators in Agribusiness — Postharvest Technologies Competition 2017

The East Africa Postharvest Technologies Competition aims to identify scalable post-harvest technologies in East Africa.  Applications are open to both institutions and individuals of 18 years and above in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. The competition will select top 50 technologies from successful entries and offer them accelerated training on scaling up and pitching. […]

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Foundation Beyond Belief — Compassionate Impact Grant 2017

The Foundation Beyond Belief annually awards the Compassionate Impact Grant to build the capacity of an innovative organization that is addressing a critical community problem. In 2017, the theme of the grant is the relationship of people, communities, and the Natural World. This theme includes focus areas in environmental education; small enterprises based on environmental […]

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International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology — Doctoral Scholarships 2017

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), icipe announces research scholarships in the African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Sciences (ARPPIS). The program supports three-year doctoral research studies to prepare young researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa for internationally competitive research careers in insect and related sciences. Qualified female candidates, candidates from less privileged regions […]

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Van Tienhoven Foundation — Small Grants for Biodiversity Conservation

The Van Tienhoven Foundation for International Nature Protection promotes the protection, conservation, and sustainable use of ecosystems and their living organisms. The Foundation aims to counter the human-induced causes of threats to biodiversity. Grants are for projects outside of the Netherlands, and they should be initiated and owned or widely supported by local stakeholders. Government […]

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World Bank — Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program finances graduate and post-graduate studies for nationals of developing countries. Scholars pursue graduate studies internationally in one of the program’s partner or preferred university graduate programs. The preferred masters programs include several with specializations in agriculture, natural resources management, water resources, forestry, earth sciences, environmental innovation, […]

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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification — “Land for Life” Award 2017

The UNCCD presents the “Land for Life” Award for inspiring efforts in land conservation and management. Eligibility is open to individuals and institutions worldwide that are making a significant and innovative contribution to reduce the impacts of land degradation and desertification. In particular, the focus is on helping communities at risk or forced to abandon […]

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AuthorAID — Small Grants for Researchers in Developing Countries 2017

AuthorAID announces its first round of small grants in 2017 to support researchers in developing countries with travel and workshops. In this first round for 2017, AuthorAID plans to award five travel grants (US$1,500 each) and five workshop grants (US$2,500 each). AuthorAID posts the list of eligible developing countries. The deadline to apply for travel […]

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Earth Journalism Network — Grants for Stories on Biodiversity

The Earth Journalism Network is offering a second round of reporting grants to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity, or explore new conservation-based solutions. Preference is for proposals that focus on new topics or stories that have not been widely covered. Eligibility for funding extends to journalists […]

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