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

CMCC Foundation — Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship seeks proposals from researchers with experience in the fields of social sciences and humanities but with interest in interfacing with earth system science. The aim is to overcome the disciplinary boundaries between earth science, and in particular climate science, and social/human sciences. European Fellowships support experienced researchers for a full time period between 12 and 24 months. Candidates must have a doctoral degree and no more than eight years of full-time equivalent research experience. The deadline for applications is 22 August 2021. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

Tropical Forest Alliance — Tropical Forest Commodities Challenge

The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) and UpLink launch the Tropical Forest Commodities Challenge, calling for solutions for systemic change in commodity supply chains that rely on deforestation free practices. Solutions should deliver benefits to the global environment, while also ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Submissions may either be existing solutions with tracked success, or new entrepreneurial ideas. The best 10-20 submissions will be invited to a 4-month cohort program by Tropical Forest Alliance as part of the World Economic Forum. Submissions are being accepted until 27 August 2021. Tropical Forest Commodities Challenge

Global Water Partnership-Caribbean — Water Resource Projects in the Caribbean

The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean invites project proposals for the implementation of short-term small-scale Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management (IWWM) projects in the Caribbean. Projects based on hydro-geological mapping, capacity building, and feasibility assessments must have a total cost between €1,000 and €5,000. Projects for the implementation of innovative decentralized, rural community-based interventions for wastewater management must have a total cost of no more than US$25 thousand. The deadline for submission of project ideas is 31 August 2021. Participate

IHEA Foundation — Sustainable Management of Resources and Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development

The Specializing Master aims to strengthen transversal knowledge and support African Universities by contributing to upgrading their staff and nurturing a qualified generation of skilled young researchers and lecturers. The program is designed around 6 didactic modules (1 intro module, 2 transversal modules, 3 technical modules). The course is designed for young talents with an academic perspective: young lecturers and junior researchers. Scholarships covering the entire cost of the Master will be available for 35 applicants. The application deadline is 05 September 2021. Link

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Protecting Biodiversity of the East Melanesian Islands

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) invites applications for small grants (up to US$20 thousand) in support of biodiversity conservation in the East Melanesian Islands. Eligibility for funding extends to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research institutes, and other civil society organizations. CEPF posts the ecosystem profile and useful information for applicants in the announcement. The deadline for submissions of proposals is 10 September 2021. Link to Small Grants

Korea International Water Week — World Water Challenge 2021

The World Water Challenge is an international contest for water solutions. The Korea International Water Week (KIWW) aims to discover imminent water problems and to find feasible solutions. Participants are asked to select a water challenge (identified in the call) and submit their solution. The total prize amount for the World Water Challenge 2021 is KRW 10 million (approx. US$8 thousand). Winners will have the chance to be invited to the WWCH showcase during the KIWW 2022 and/or the 9th World Water Forum. Individuals or organizations are welcome to participate. Proposals can be submitted until 10 September 2021. Know more

TREE Fund — Tree and Soil Research Fund

The Tree and Soil Research Grant offers funding up to US$10 thousand during 1-3 years to support areas of research of interest to the landscape architecture community with special focus in the area of trees and the soils that support them. The Fund welcomes research proposals and applications from a wide range of academic and technical disciplines, of both a qualitative and a quantitative nature. Applicants have to send a brief Letter of Inquiry (LOI) before 15 September 2021. Know more

TREE Fund — Safe Arborist Techniques

The Safe Arborist Techniques Fund (SATF) and the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) support research into the techniques and equipment that arborists use in climbing to provide a safer working environment. The maximum grant award is US$15 thousand. The Fund welcomes research proposals and applications from a wide range of academic and technical disciplines, of both a qualitative and a quantitative nature. Applicants have to send a brief Letter of Inquiry (LOI) before 15 September 2021. Safe Arborist Techniques Fund

Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries — Fellowship Program in Freshwater Science

The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in Germany invites scientists from all countries and at different career stages to apply for a research visit. The program offers fellowships for PhD students, postdocs, and senior scientists for up to 24 months. The position is intended as an opportunity to join IGB to develop and implement original research ideas in ecology, evolutionary biology, microbiology, Ecohydrology, chemistry, behavioral ecology, genomics, inland fisheries and aquaculture. IGB is determined to increase the proportion of women in science, and particularly encourages female scientists to apply. The deadlines for applications are 15 February and 15 September each year. Link to Postdoctoral Positions

European Union — Youth Awards for Climate Storytelling

The EU GCCA+ Youth Awards support young journalists, writers and photographers to tell powerful climate stories around the world. Individuals between 18 and 30 years can participate with a video or a story with photos about climate change cooperation, preferably related to an EU-funded project in their country. Five award winners will be able to participate in a 6 weeks masterclass with leading climate reporters and activists. The deadline for registration and submission is 22 September 2021. Award for Climate Storytelling