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

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) — Small Grants for Enterprise and Community Development in Oceania

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announces large grants (> US$20 thousand) for biodiversity conservation in North Maluku and South Sulawesi. Eligibility for funding extends to applicants from NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society organizations. CEPF particularly encourages applications from organizations that propose to build capacity of local civil society and community groups. Typical large grants from CEPF are about US$100 thousand for between 12-30 months. The closing date for letters of inquiry (Bahasa, English) is 08 April 2016. Link

 

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in Indonesia

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announces large grants (> US$20 thousand) for biodiversity conservation in North Maluku and South Sulawesi. Eligibility for funding extends to applicants from NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society organizations. CEPF particularly encourages applications from organizations that propose to build capacity of local civil society and community groups. Typical large grants from CEPF are about US$100 thousand for between 12-30 months. The closing date for letters of inquiry (Bahasa, English) is 08 April 2016. Link

Fauna & Flora International — Global Trees Campaign

To support the Global Trees Campaign in partnership with the Conservation Leadership Programme, Fauna & Flora International offers masters bursaries up to £1 thousand for research addressing applied conservation of a threatened tree species. Research should focus on in situ conservation of a tree species categorised as globally threatened, ideally on the IUCN Red List. Other species not on the Red List (but which are likely to be globally threatened) will also be considered. Successful applicants will be able to access expertise through the Conservation Leadership Programme and its alumni network. The application deadline is 28 March 2016. Link

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) — ILRI-DAAD Scholarships 2016

In partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), ILRI announces several research scholarships at PhD and MSc levels in subject areas of livestock systems and animal biosciences. Each posting includes a description of the research focus, qualifications, and how to apply. The scholarships are for citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa. The closing date for applications is 18 March 2016. Link

European Commission (EC) — Improved Nutrition in Zambia

The EC will make grants to address the problem of under-nutrition in Zambia. Actions should aim to reduce maternal and child under-nutrition through a multi-sectoral approach across agriculture, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in Zambia’s copperbelt, Lusaka, and Southern Provinces. Eligibility for funding extends to nonprofit civil society organizations in Zambia, the EU and European Economic Area, and member states of the OECD. Grants will range from €600 thousand to €1 million, varying with cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/151117/DD/ACT/ZM. The deadline for concept notes is 22 March 2016. Link

European Commission (EC) — Improved Banana Production in Cameroon

The EC will make grants to increase banana productivity in Cameroon in order to aid the country’s export competitiveness. The actions include improvement of environmental and social conditions in banana plantations, as well as measures to raise productivity and decrease costs. The program is open to established banana exporters that sold at least 2,000 tons of dessert bananas to the EU in 2015. Grants will range from €500 thousand to €1 million, varying with cost shares. Reference EuropeAid/151036/DD/ACT/CM. The deadline for submissions is 25 April 2016. Link