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

UNIDO ITPO Italy — Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness

UNIDO ITPO Italy invites applications for the international contest “Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness”. Innovative ideas and technologies relative to the entire agribusiness value chain – developed by startups, businesses, research centers and academia – that could be successfully applied in Developing Countries (DCs) are eligible. Applications from enterprises, startups, universities, research centres, NGOs, researchers, and smallholders farmers are welcome. Winners in 7 categories will be invited to the Award Ceremony at EXCO 2019 (May 2019), receive mentorship, and have access to possible business partnerships. Applications must be received by 31 March 2019. About the contest

OPEC Fund for International Development — Master’s Scholarships 2019-2020

OFID invites qualified applicants who have obtained or who are nearly completing their undergraduate degrees to apply for the OFID master’s scholarships in a relevant field of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission. The themes include poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development, environment, and other related science and technology fields. Applicants must be from developing countries (except OFID member countries), with prior admission to pursue a master’s degree at any recognized university/college in the world. The scholarship will cover tuition fees, travel, and a monthly allowance for one year. The deadline for applications is 14 April 2019. Link

Belmont Forum — Climate, Environment and Health

The Belmont Forum, in collaboration with Future Earth, invites proposals for research projects. Research consortia should make use of transdisciplinary approaches to investigate and fill knowledge gaps for a better understanding of links between climate change, environment, and health impacts. Research consortia must include at least three participating partner organizations established in three different countries. Participating organizations under this call are established in the following countries: China, Côte d’Ivoire, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, UK, and USA. The total amount available is €10.5 million, plus in-kind resources. The call aims to support 10-12 projects of up to 4 years duration. Expressions of Interest have to be submitted by 06 May 2019. More

U.S. Department of State — Combatting Wildlife Trafficking through International Mail

The Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement seeks projects to raise awareness on wildlife trafficking within mail facilities and improve cooperation and coordination on wildlife interdiction. Projects under this call may request up to US$250 thousand. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 17 May 2019. Link

European Marine Research Network — Call for Workshops and Working Groups

EuroMarine announces funding to support workshops, working groups, and training and capacity building in themes of marine conservation and management. Workshop activities receive up to €7,500; working groups addressing strategic services or issues receive up to €5,000. Proposals should engage at least three EuroMarine full member organizations in two or more countries. Member organizations include some in the developing world, e.g., Morocco, Peru, South Africa, Tunisia, and Turkey. The deadline for workshops and working groups is 31 May 2019. Details

U.S. Agency for International Development — Biodiversity and Climate Change in West Africa

The West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) Program seeks to improve biodiversity conservation and promote climate-resilient and low-emission development across West Africa. WA BiCC invites concept notes from qualifying grant applicants interested in developing public- private partnerships (PPPs) that support sustainable natural resource management, combat wildlife trafficking and/or improve eco-friendly and sustainable livelihood development within forest-buffer communities. Awards are anticipated to range from US$50 thousand to US$300 thousand for projects with a duration of up to 12 months. Private enterprises, civil society organizations (CSOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), NGOs; and universities are eligible under this call. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 31 May 2019. More

Royal Academy of Engineering – Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2020

The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to develop scalable solutions to address local challenges. (Note: This may include one or more thematic areas covered by the Terra Viva Grants Directory). The winner will receive £25 thousand, three runners-up will be awarded £10 thousand each. Applications are accepted from individuals or small groups. The lead applicant must be a citizen of a country within sub-Saharan Africa. The deadline for submissions is 22 July 2019. Details

Idea Wild — Equipment and Supplies for Biodiversity Conservation

Idea Wild is a nonprofit organization to provide equipment and supplies in support of biodiversity conservation in developing countries. Grants are to individuals of any nationality engaged in biodiversity conservation, education, or research in the developing countries. The total cost of your equipment must be below US$1,500. The application should include a detailed description of the requested equipment, as well as contact information for the company that sells each item of the equipment. Idea Wild provides internet links to suppliers of the most frequently requested equipment items in order to help applicants choose and identify the items. Find details

Brevard Zoo — Wildlife Emergency Fund

The Wildlife Emergency Fund (WEF) is a small grant program that provides emergency funding of up to US$2,500 to address severe and time-sensitive threats to wildlife. Research and awareness/outreach/education programs will not be considered for WEF. Support is intended for short-term emergency action. Eligibility extends to established non-profit conservation and research organizations. The BZ WEF accepts applications year-round. About the Wildlife Emergency Fund