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

June, 2017

UNESCO — Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation 2017

The UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes, or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment. This refers to contributions in environmental and natural resources research; environmental education and training; environmental awareness; and activities to establish and manage protected areas such as biosphere reserves […]

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French Institute for Development Research — Support for International Research Teams 2017

The French Institute for Development Research (IRD) announces funding to support multidisciplinary international teams (laboratoires mixtes internationaux, LMI) to undertake research that corresponds to IRD’s thematic priorities. These priorities vary by geographical region to include food production and security; plant-health relationships; water resources; energy resources; ecosystems and biodiversity; natural risks; and others. The maximum funding […]

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Panthera — Kaplan Graduate Awards

Panthera makes grants for research and conservation of the world’s populations of wild cats. The Kaplan Graduate Awards help develop the next generation of wild cat biologists. The program supports outstanding young biology graduate students working on the conservation of wild felids in situ. Panthera welcomes applications for projects on all wild cat species in […]

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FRIDA — Climate and Environmental Justice for Women

FRIDA announces a special grant round for young feminist and young women-led groups focused on climate and environmental justice in targeted regions and countries.  Grants of up to US$5 thousand for one year (renewable) will be made to groups founded or led by young women or trans youth (under 30 years) that are committed to […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Strengthening Agriculture in Kenya

USAID/Kenya announces a 5-year program of US$60 million to strengthen production and marketing systems for dairy and crop production in Kenya. The program will involve multiple regions of the country; multiple intervention strategies; and multiple partners. Eligibility to apply is unrestricted. Funding Opportunity RFA-615-17-000006. The application deadline is 24 July 2017. Link

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British Council — Research Workshops

The British Council announces workshops that convene UK researchers with partners in other countries. Among the workshops that have deadlines beyond the date of this posting are: China, polymer electrolyte fuel cells (deadline 30 June 2017); Mexico, sustainable aquatic resources (deadline 30 June 2017); Turkey, offshore wind and wave energy (deadline 30 June 2017); India, […]

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World Bank — Young Professionals Program 2018

The World Bank invites applications for the Young Professionals Program as a starting point for a career at the World Bank Group. The program is designed for individuals skilled in areas such as agriculture, natural resources, and many others. Applicants should hold a PhD or master’s degree and relevant work experience; be fluent in English; […]

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African Center of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development — PhD Studies in Sustainable Energy

Located at the University of Rwanda, the African Center of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development addresses key economic challenges resulting from low rural energy access, poor adoption of energy technologies in rural areas, and poor inter-state energy trading in Eastern and Southern Africa. The Centre invites research-oriented students to apply for PhD positions in […]

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U.S. Department of State — Scientist Exchange in the Lower Mekong Region

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok announces funding in support of managing a Young Scientist Exchange Program where young scientists from the Lower Mekong countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) engage in exchange programs with participating institutes/research centers on issues deemed challenges for the region. They include issues of sustainable development and environment. Eligibility to […]

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Hogan Lovells — Community Solar Innovation Awards 2017

The 2017 Community Solar Innovation Awards will honor innovative enterprises that utilise solar energy to improve the lives of poor communities in the developing world. Hogan Lovells will make ten awards to businesses and non-profit organizations in developing countries which are locally-led and which use solar energy systems or solar innovations to significantly help the […]

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