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

African Development Bank — Investments in Agricultural Infrastructure in Africa

Through the Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, the African Development Bank provides initial funding for agriculture infrastructure projects spanning the entire value chain – from production to market. Co-funding is encouraged, but not necessary, provided that the requested amount does not exceed US$1 million. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), government agencies, and non-governmental organizations from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal and Tanzania are eligible to apply. Concept notes can be submitted until 16 November 2018. More about this opportunity

Overseas Development Institute — Fellowships 2019-21

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is an independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues. The ODI Fellowship Scheme appoints highly qualified postgraduate economists and statisticians through a competitive selection process. The fellowship scheme is open to candidates of all nationalities who have a master’s degree or PhD in economics, statistics or a related field. Suitable specialised qualifications at postgraduate level include agricultural economics, environmental economics, water and climate, among others. The total support per fellow amounts to approximately £21 thousand in the first year of the fellowship and £23 thousand in the second year. The deadline for applications is 2 December 2018. About the Fellowship Scheme

European Commission — Environmentally Sustainable Beef Meat Industry in Uganda

The European Commission aims to minimise the environmental impact of livestock and prioritise animal welfare in Uganda. The priority under this call are smallholders and small beef-related agribusiness to ensure an environmentally sustainable, climate-resilient, low-emission, local and regional meat industry. Grants requested under this call for proposals may fall between €300 thousand and €1.3 million. The lead applicant must have an operational presence in Uganda, but applications from least developed countries and international organizations are welcome. The deadline for applications is 31 December 2018. More

European Commission — Sustainable Development in Thailand

The European Commission aims to increase capacity and establish an enabling environment for Thai CSOs to address issues of poverty and inequality. One of the priorities under this call is to increase participation in climate change and environmental policy making and implementation. Eligible actions include mainly capacity building, networking, advocacy and research activities. Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €500 thousand and €750 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in Thailand or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 24 January 2019. Find the call

Belmont Forum — Research for Ocean Sustainability

The Belmont Forum calls for global partnerships of academics and non-academics to address conservation and the sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. This call aims to support medium-size research projects with a direction of three to four years, with a recommended budget of up to €1.5 million. Research consortia must include at least three participating partner organizations established in three different countries to be eligible under this call. Participating countries are: Brazil, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Japan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, USA, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoros and Madagascar. The deadline for pre-registration (mandatory) is 31 January 2019. More

European Commission — Strengthen Agricultural Advisory Services

The European Union accepts proposals for the program “Support to Local Initiatives to Strengthen Agricultural Advisory Services and Local Food Promotion”. The aim of the program is to improve availability, affordability and sustainability of the agricultural advisory services and harness the market potential of local food. Grants requested under this call must fall between €400 thousand and €1.4 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations in located in the European Union or Eastern Europe. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2019. More

European Commission — Grants for the Blue Economy

The European Commission seeks proposals for projects based on innovative technologies and solutions for the blue economy. The estimated contribution per project is between €500 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to private and public entities, or international organisations located in an EU Member State or projects with activities extending to neighbouring waters outside the territory of the EU (eligible countries and regions are listed in the call for proposals). The deadline is 31 January 2019. More

Royal Society of Biology — Travel Grants for Members 2019

The Royal Society of Biology is the leading professional body for the biological sciences in the UK, representing approximately 14,000 biologists and over 90 organisations. Each year, the Society offers twenty grants of £500 to members for overseas travel in connection with biological study, teaching, or research. The next application deadline is 01 March 2019. Know more