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

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association — Plastics Training Course

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) invites applications to the online Plastics Training Workshop. The course will include eight days of interactive learning. Successful participants can download a certificate of completion. This plastics course starts on 10 January 2022. Plastics Training Course

National Geographic Society — Buffett Awards for Conservation Leadership in Africa and Latin America 2022

The National Geographic Society, in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, welcomes nominations for the 2022 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation. There is one annual award for Africa, and another for Latin America. The awards honor the achievements of conservation leaders in these two regions, and support their ongoing work with grants of US$25 thousand. The deadline for nominations is 17 January 2022. Buffett Awards

 

United Nations University — MSc in Sustainability Science 2022

The UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) offers an MSc degree program to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science. UNU-IAS seeks to incorporate perspectives on global change, specifically those related to climate change and biodiversity. The Japan Foundation offers the UNU Scholarship for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The deadline to apply for the MSc program is 28 January 2022. Overview

United Nations University — PhD in Sustainability Science 2022

The UNU’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) offers a three-year PhD program to produce scholars who will become key researchers in the field of sustainability science. The program seeks to incorporate perspectives on global change, specifically those related to climate change and biodiversity. The Japan Foundation offers the UNU Scholarship to outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The deadline for applications is 28 January 2022. About PhD in Sustainability Science

World Academy of Sciences — PhD Fellowship Program for Displaced and Refugee Scientists

UNESCO-TWAS offers an exile fellowship program for displaced and refugee scholars and scientists. The program aims to provide scholars and scientists from Afghanistan, Syria or Yemen who have not yet found a safe and long-term host country to pursue doctoral studies in Pakistan, at institutions members of the COMSTECH Consortium of Excellence (CCoE). Closing date of this fellowship is 28 January 2022. TWAS-COMSTECH Science in Exile

World Academy of Sciences — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Displaced and Refugee Scientists

UNESCO-TWAS offers a postdoctoral fellowship program for displaced and refugee scholars and scientists. The program aims to provide scholars and scientists from Afghanistan, Syria or Yemen who have not yet found a safe and long-term host country to pursue postdoctoral studies in Pakistan, at institutions members of the COMSTECH Consortium of Excellence (CCoE). Closing date of this fellowship is 28 January 2022. Exile Fellowships Program

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund — Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies: Kenya

The REACT Sub-Saharan Africa Program makes grants to clean energy providers in Kenya to drive the expansion of access to clean energy across the country. The program supports renewable energy products or services, access to energy and electricity, cook stoves and fuel solutions, and mini-grids. The maximum award per company is US$500 thousand. The REACT awards are open to companies operating in Kenya. Applications must be submitted by 31 January 2022. More information

Inter-American Development Bank — Urban Challenges in Latin America

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launches the challenge Cities for All, which seeks to identify urban challenges in Latin American and Caribbean cities. The call focuses on vulnerability and resilience to climate change and natural disasters, among other themes. Three teams will be selected to receive technical assistance of up to $35 thousand, to work on the implementation of a prototype or pilot project. Cities from the IDB’s borrowing member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are eligible to participate. Applications are open until 06 February 2022. Urban Challenges in Latin America

Bayer Crop Science — Remote Sensing for Smallholder Farms

Bayer Crop Science seeks satellite-based remote sensing technology providers to help make this technology accessible and affordable to smallholder farmers in Asia. The technology must support these farmers in making the cultivation of their fields more efficient and sustainable. The monetary value of the contract will vary depending on the project. Submissions to this challenge must be received by 07 February 2022. Link

European Commission — Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships for Early-Career Researchers

The European Commission, through the Euraxess initiative, offers the Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships to support early-career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America. ZUKOnnect aims to extend research networks and environments through on-campus research stays at thirteen departments of the University of Konstanz. Subject areas include ecology, limnology, ecotoxicology, botany, amongst many others. The fellowship offers a stipend of €1,200/month for doctoral students and €2,000/month for postdoctoral researchers, as well as travel expenses and access to resources and events. The deadline for applications is 15 February 2022. ZUKOnnect