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


MAN Truck & Bus AG — Support for Social Ventures

The MAN Impact Accelerator seeks social entrepreneurs from Europe, South Africa and India to tackle social and environmental challenges through innovative solutions in the transport and logistics industry. Social businesses and startups in the key areas agriculture, data analytics (including environmental data), sensors, among others, are invited to apply. The program provides indirect grants and […]

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TWIGA — Hackathon for Environmental Sensors

TWIGA is a 4-year project under EU Horizon2020 aimed to transform weather water data into value-added information services. To foster involvement by young scientists and entrepreneurs, TWIGA will organize five hackathons to develop solutions for the agriculture, water, energy, disaster response and risk management sector. The first call is open to teams from Ghana. Similar […]

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World Bank Group — Africa Fellowship Program 2019

The Africa Region of the World Bank Group seeks applications for its PhD fellowship program for Sub-Saharan nationals. Fellows will spend a minimum of six months at the World Bank offices in Washington, D.C. or in a Sub-Saharan country, getting hands-on experience in development work. While benefiting from research and innovation in multiple sectors, fellows […]

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ETH Zurich — Doctoral Scholarships in Engineering

Engineering for Development (E4D) awards two doctoral scholarships per year and promotes projects that are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of underprivileged people in low-income countries. Funding of CHF 175 thousand is available to cover salary costs of selected doctoral students for three years. Interested candidates have to find an ETH professor who supports […]

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Cultural Survival — Community Media Grant for Indigenous-led Projects

Cultural Survival seeks applications for Indigenous community radio projects. Community Media Grants are intended to strengthen local and regional community radio stations to revitalize Indigenous cultures, protect ancestral territories and natural resources, and promote women’s leadership. Eligibility extends to Indigenous community radio stations from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, […]

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Euromena Consulting — Awards for MENA Start-ups

Euromena Consulting launches the Euromena Awards – MENA Edition. The awards are intended for companies or innovative projects with social, economic, environmental and/or societal impact. Proposed projects should be related to MENA and/or be established in the region. The three winners will receive coaching and support for 6 months and the 1st place startup receives […]

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UK Department for International Development — Agri-Tech Catalyst for Africa

The Agri-Tech Catalyst aims to increase the pace and scale of uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in Africa. Projects should focus in any of three categories: early-stage technical feasibility; industrial research; or late-stage experimental development. Project leaders must be UK businesses (or UK research organizations in the case of early-stage technical feasibility). Projects should […]

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World Bank and RUFORUM — Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education in Africa

The World Bank and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) jointly launch a Call for Proposals for a regional project for Strengthening Higher Agricultural Education for Agri-food Systems Transformation in Africa (SHAEA). The Project will support the governments of participating African countries to collectively build capacity and knowledge in selected key […]

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International Foundation for Science — Research Grants for Individuals

The International Foundation for Science invites early-career scientists in eligible developing countries to apply for the IFS Individual Research Grants. Themes of the call are: (i) Biological resources in terrestrial systems; (ii) Water and aquatic resources; and (iii) Food security, dietary diversity, and healthy livelihoods. Eligibility for funding extends to researchers in low and lower-middle […]

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World Academy of Sciences — TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme

In collaboration with UNESCO, TWAS institutes a Joint Associateship Scheme to enable competent researchers from developing countries to visit research centres regularly. Selected associates are appointed for three years during which they can visit one of 300 participating centres twice for research collaboration. TWAS provides travel support and a contribution towards subsistence costs up to […]

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