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

Fondation Nature & Decouvertes — Nature Protection in France and Africa 2019

Fondation Nature & Decouvertes supports projects for nature protection, environmental education, and public awareness in France. Additionally, a few grants support projects with similar themes in Francophone Africa. The next application deadline for environmental education projects (funding of €6 thousand to €15 thousand) is 15 March 2019. Applications for small projects (“coup de main”) ranging from €500 to €3000 can be submitted at any time. Link

Access Agriculture — Training for Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Access Agriculture invites applicants for the Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund. Participants have the chance to propose innovative business ideas or expand their existing business, around the dissemination of agricultural videos. Selected young entrepreneurs will receive a Digisoft smart projector with an in-built computer that contains a library with over 200 training videos. Applicants have to be younger than 30 years and reside in Latin America, Africa or the Asia-Pacific region. The application deadline is 21 March 2019. Find out how to enter

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — Scholarship for PhD Students

The IPCC Scholarship Programme provides scholarships for PhD students from developing countries for research that advances the understanding of the scientific basis of risks of climate change. The scholarship amount is €15 thousand per year for up to two years. Applications from PhD students that have been enrolled for at least a year or are undertaking post-doctoral research will be accepted. The deadline for submission is 22 March 2019. About

Swiss State Secretariat for Education — Research Collaboration with the MENA region

The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) will fund up to 10 research projects with institutions in the MENA region. Innovation starting grants aim to foster collaboration between Swiss researchers from universities or research institutes in the Middle East and North Africa. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. The maximum grant amount is CHF50 thousand. Eligible (developing) countries include Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, and Tunisia. The deadline for submission is 25 March 2019. More about this opportunity

Climate Tracker — 10-Month Fellowship on Climate Solutions

Climate Tracker, in partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, seeks five young climate journalists to participate in an online mentorship on climate solutions and journalism. The fellows will receive training on how to write articles on climate change and a monthly stipend of US$150. Applicants that are between 18 and 30 years old and are living in Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, or Asia-Pacific are eligible. To participate, applicants have to write, publish, and submit a 500+ words article (in any language) on local solutions and responses to climate change. Articles have to be submitted by 31 March 2019. More information

U.S. Agency for International Development — Sustainable Forest Management in Guatemala

USAID seeks sustainable forest management project in Guatemala with the aim to reduce emissions from land use change while generating direct economic and environmental benefits for small and medium-sized enterprises and community-based organizations. The project aims to improve the performance and sustainability of local forestry and forest-related businesses, while building healthy forests and livelihoods. The total amount available under this call is US$ 18.5 million. A minimum of 15% of the total project costs has to be covered by the recipient. USAID welcomes applications from organizations (including individuals, corporations, and non-profit organizations) legally registered in Guatemala. The deadline for applications is 10 April 2019. Link

British Council — Workshop: Coastal and Offshore Renewable Energy Systems under Extreme Events

China-UK Newton Fund Researcher Links seeks early-career researchers from the UK and China to participate in the workshop “Coastal and Offshore Renewable Energy Systems under Extreme Events”. The focus of the workshop is the use of environmental science, technology and engineering to tackle key challenges affecting the development of coastal infrastructures and offshore renewable energy systems. During the workshops researchers will have the opportunity to present their research, share their research expertise and do networking. All costs related to the participation to the workshop, including: travel (both international and local), accommodation and meals will be covered. Applications have to be submitted by 15 April 2019. Here

European Commission — Promoting Inclusive Development in Fiji

The European Commission seeks to support local Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) as actors of governance and development work in the field. The objective is to increase participation of CSOs in addressing climate change through disaster risk reduction or resilience. Non-profit organizations established in Fiji or the European Union can request grants between €300 thousand and €680 thousand to implement activities that mitigate climate change. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 26 April 2019. Find the call

Western Union — Scholarship for Undergraduate Study

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or business/entrepreneurship. Selected scholarship recipients will receive US$2,500 each to contribute toward tuition at an accredited post-secondary institution. All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years. The application period closes 30 April 2019. About the scholarship

Global Environment Facility — Small Grants Programme: Papua New Guinea

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) invites proposals from environmental oriented organizations for community actions and initiatives that aid benefit vulnerable communities and support efforts on sustainable development. Focal areas are (1) Biodiversity Conservation; (2) Protection of Water Resources; (3) Climate Change; (4) Sustainable Forestry Management; and (5) Pollution. Grants are up to US$50 thousand for a total duration of 24 months. Concept papers are invited from non-governmental organizations and local community-based organizations. Concept papers should be submitted no later than 30 April 2019. Link