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

Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

EMBRAPA3Grants for research in agriculture and natural resources in partnerships of Brazil with Sub-Saharan Africa, and Brazil with Latin America

Principal Office: Brazil


The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária – EMBRAPA) coordinates the country’s national system for research in agriculture, natural resources, and related fields. EMBRAPA is among the largest organizations for agricultural research in the developing world.

EMBRAPA engages in international cooperation to enhance agricultural innovation and development in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Agricultural Innovation Marketplace. EMBRAPA manages the Agricultural Innovation Marketplace to advance research in agriculture and natural resources for the benefit of smallholder farmers in Latin America and Africa.

EMBRAPA makes competitive grants for projects between EMBRAPA’s research centers and partner R&D organizations in the target regions. Organizations that partner with EMBRAPA can be public, private, or civil society. Several current grants are with universities, research institutes, and international organizations.

About the program

APPLICATION: The Agricultural Innovation Marketplace announces calls for proposals. The calls define the themes of the research; country and institutional eligibility; grant size; application deadlines; and contact information.

EMBRAPA invites full proposals from a selected subset of the initial submissions.

About how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Sub-Saharan Africa

Latin America and Caribbean


The working language of the Agricultural Innovation Marketplace is English.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) are a summary guide to the program.

The program works through IICA as a partner in Latin America, and FARA as a partner in Africa.

Last Profile Review

August 2018