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

July, 2017

Millennium Campus Network — Millennium Oceans Prize

The Millennium Oceans Prize encourages activism, social entrepreneurship, and research to champion advocacy and leadership for the oceans, freshwater systems, sustainable fishing, and marine conservation. Initiatives in sustainable fisheries will receive special consideration. Applicants for the Prize are college or undergraduate university students, ages 18 to 30, anywhere in the world. The winning competitor will […]

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African Development Bank — Africa Climate Change Fund, Second Call for Proposals

The Africa Climate Change Fund has launched its second call for proposals. The Fund aims to enhance the capacity of African countries to improve their institutional governance for access to international climate finance, and to develop policies, programs and projects for climate resilience and low-carbon growth. Eligibility for funding extends to African governments, NGOs, research […]

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Smogathon — Technology to Fight Air Pollution

Smogathon aims to fight air pollution through technology. Start-ups will compete for $25 thousand in cash and $75 thousand as a contract to implement their innovation in Krakow, Poland.   Smogathon welcomes participation from any group worldwide that works as a registered company, start-up, foundation, or research group with a legal entity. The best submissions […]

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UK Met Office — Research on Tropical Waves in Southeast Asia

The Weather and Climate Science for Service Partnership for Southeast Asia, supported by the UK’s Newton Fund, aims to provide knowledge and capacity to address high-impact weather and climate events in Southeast Asia. The program aims to advance the understanding of tropical meteorology for both research scientists and forecasters in the UK and partner institutes […]

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Landesa Rural Development Institute — Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals 2018

Landesa’s program for Visiting Professionals supports motivated professionals to enhance their ability to improve women’s land rights in the developing world. The program is currently open to professionals working in China, India, Liberia, Myanmar, or Tanzania.  Landesa provides orientation and leadership training in Seattle (USA). Applicants should have at least five years of development experience. […]

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British Council — Newton-Bhabha PhD Placements

This programme is jointly funded by the British Council India through the Newton Fund in partnership with India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT). It offers short-term (2-4 months) PhD placements for Indian and UK PhD scholars to spend a period of their study at UK or Indian higher education […]

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International Institute of Education — Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund provides up to US$5 thousand to indigenous individuals to attend global biocultural exchanges or meetings which impact the applicant’s home territory or region.  Applicants must be indigenous or members of a local indigenous community. Additional preference will be given to women and youth. The fund is especially for, but not […]

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UK Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council — UK-Brazil Workshop on Insect Pest Resistance in Agriculture

The UK’s BBSRC and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) are holding a UK-Brazil partnership building workshop at FAPESP in October. The aim of the workshop is to bring together UK and Brazilian scientists for collaborative research on anti-microbial resistance and insect pest resistance in agriculture. Joint UK-Brazil partnerships will apply for pump-priming grants of […]

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Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme — Finance Catalyst

The Finance Catalyst links renewable energy projects to finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Finance Catalyst team works with project developers to connect qualified projects in renewable energy to development finance institutions, impact investors, and commercial lenders. Applicants may be private-sector developers (local and international), […]

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Energy and Environment Partnership, Mekong Region — 8th Call for Proposals

The Energy and Environment Partnership with the Mekong Region (EEP Mekong) announces its eighth call for proposals on clean energy. With financial support from the Government of Finland, EEP Mekong will support clean energy projects in the private sector that are close to commercial maturity, but that need a limited amount of bridge finance. Window […]

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