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

British Council — Workshop “Environment and Development” in Brazil

The British Council supports research workshops under the programs Researcher Links and the Newton Fund to assist early-career researchers to interact and explore research collaborations. The British Council invites early-career researchers from the UK and São Paulo (Brazil) to apply to attend the workshop “Environment and Development: Shared 21st Century Sustainability Challenges” (July 2019). The costs of travel, accommodation and meals during the workshop will be covered. Eligibility extends to researchers that have obtained a PhD. Deadline for submission is 15 March 2019. More

Securing Water for Food — Summer Research Project

Securing Water for Food seeks master-level students or master-level graduates to act as field evaluators to conduct in-country, field research with SWFF in Ethiopia, India, Uganda, Bangladesh or South Africa. SWFF is looking for candidates that have the skills and interest in gathering qualitative and quantitative data from farmers and other stakeholders in emerging market economies. Selected applicants will receive a roundtrip airfare to and from the country of destination, a stipend of US$2,500 to cover trip expenses and another US$2,500 payment after submission of final deliverables. The deadline to apply is 15 March 2019. Link

African Union — Scholarship for Refugees in Africa

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme encourages the participation of young African refugees and internally displaced persons at postgraduate level, for Masters and PhD programmes in the fields of Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering, and Social Sciences. Candidates must be under 35 years and have proof of admission to undertake a full time Masters program at a recognized university of an African Union Member State. The scholarship award covers travel, tuition fees and a stipend of US$500 per month. Closing date for applications is 30 April 2019. View the scholarship

European Commission — Horizon Prize for Clean Engines

The European Commission invites applications to the ‘Horizon Prize for the Cleanest Engine of the Future’. The prize not only aims at improving air quality, but also at contributing to the greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets agreed at COP21, as well as to increase energy efficiency. The contest is open to all legal entities (i.e. natural or legal persons) or groups of legal entities. The total prize amount is €3.5 million. The deadline for registration is 20 May 2019 and the closing date for submission is 20 August 2019.  Find the contest rules

Fulbright Scholar Program — Postdoctoral Awards for U.S. Scholars 2020-2021

The Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Awards are open to U.S. scholars who have recently completed their doctoral degrees or other terminal degrees. The selected individuals engage in research, teaching, and mentoring at their host institutions — including institutions in developing countries. Disciplinary areas include agriculture, environmental sciences, and many others. Project periods are from three to 12 months. The application deadline is 16 September 2019. PostDoc

Earth Journalism Network — Investigating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking in Europe

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers grants to support stories focused on monitoring and investigating the illegal wildlife trade in Europe. Typical grant sizes for this project are in the range of US$4 thousand to US$6 thousand (in special cases up to US$10 thousand). Investigative journalists with prior experience covering wildlife crime are invited to apply. Journalists interested in applying for funding have to contact EJN via email. There is no official application deadline, but interested applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible. Find details and contact information