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

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Academy of Finland — Development Research

The Academy of Finland and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs fund problem-oriented and multidisciplinary development research. Themes for the research include food security, biodiversity, environmental health, and natural resources (among others). Projects should be based on problem-based research that is concerned with issues of global development, and that benefit the developing countries. Research teams […]

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Japan Science and Technology Agency  — Science and Technology Research Partnership 2018

The Japan Science and Technology Agency, in collaboration with the Japan International Collaboration Agency, calls for proposals for the Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS). Proposals are invited in the following research fields: environment/energy (two research areas); bio-resources (one research area); and disaster prevention and mitigation (one research area). Researchers external to […]

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Vital Voices — Fellowships for Women Entrepreneurs

Vital Voices offers GROW Fellowships to women entrepreneurs from Latin America, the Caribbean, the MENA region, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses. Thematic business areas may include agriculture, fisheries, and forestry with potential for growth. The deadline for applications […]

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Wageningen University — Short Courses 2018

The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation invites participants for its short-term courses in 2018. Courses during the first part of the year, and the locations where they will be held, include the following: aquaculture development (February/March 2018 in Netherlands); climate change adaptation (February 2018 in Uganda); horticulture for emerging markets (May/June 2018 in Netherlands); […]

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Research Council of Norway — India/Norway Research on Bio-Economy

India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) will jointly fund Indo-Norwegian research in mutually agreed fields. The current call in the field of bio-economy research will focus on the following topics: agriculture and land-based food; biotech; aquaculture; and bioenergy/biofuel. Joint proposals must be developed in cooperation between principal […]

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Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund — Funding for Projects Led by Women 2018

VGIF provides grants up to US$7,500 for projects that are led by women, and that help empower women and girls in grassroots communities around the globe. Most grants are for one year. Past projects include examples in farming, kitchen gardens, water supply, and other aspects of sustaining local livelihoods.  VGIF will accept letters of intent […]

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Echoing Green — Fellowships 2017-2018

Echoing Green helps emerging social entrepreneurs around the world with grants of seed capital and technical assistance to support their start-up organizations. Past fellowships include examples in renewable energy, waste management, smallholder farming, climate change, and other societal challenges in developing countries. The next application period is 26 September 2017 through 24 October 2017. About […]

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Nestlé — Prize for Water, Nutrition and Rural Development 2018

Nestlé and Ashoka welcome applications for the Nestlé “Creating Shared Value” Prize. The Prize is awarded for successful business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in sustainable agriculture and other areas of rural development; water resources and sanitation; and access to food and nutrition. Eligibility to compete for the Prize extends worldwide to social and private enterprises, […]

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Food and Agriculture Organization — FAO Fellowships 2018

The FAO Fellowship Programme is designed to attract fellows — typically PhD students, researchers, and professors — who have an advanced level of relevant technical knowledge and experience in any field of agriculture, fisheries, or forestry. Fellows will be assigned to supervisors in FAO’s headquarters or in its regional, sub-regional, or country offices. Applicants should […]

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African Women’s Development Fund — Grants for Women’s Organizations

The African Women’s Development Fund supports organizations working towards the empowerment of African women and the achievement of gender equality on the continent. The six thematic areas include one on economic empowerment and livelihoods related to food security, agriculture, climate change, and other issues. The program makes grants to local, national, sub-regional, and regional women’s […]

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