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

International Union for Conservation of Nature — Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest

IUCN announces the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest – My Place in Nature. The contest is open to all photographers and aspiring photographers worldwide. Participants are invited to share their story on ecosystems and show their very own place in nature. Winners will be announced on IUCN Red List of Ecosystems social media and exhibited at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Entrants under 18 years of age require a valid written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Registration are open until 30 April 2019. Find the photo contest

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Agricultural Education in Primary and Secondary Schools

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) offers professional short courses in Israel in subject areas that include agriculture, energy, health, education, and social development. MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships to cover course fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses. The international course on “Agricultural Education in Primary and Secondary Schools For African Countries” will focus on agricultural education with the aim to provide rural populations in African countries with agriculture skills and professional knowledge to end hunger, achieve food security and promote sustainable agriculture. The course is geared towards directors of educational systems from rural and urban areas, supervisors, as well as primary and secondary school principals. Deadline for applications is 01 April 2019. Here

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Intensive Vegetable Production

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) offers professional short courses in Israel in subject areas that include agriculture, energy, health, education, and social development. MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships to cover course fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses. The international course on “Intensive Vegetable Production” will focus on crop production, plasticulture and climate control, irrigation and fertigation management, integrated pest management, and postharvest handling. The course is geared towards senior professionals from governmental and non-governmental institutions, universities, research institutes and/or private sector, from African English-speaking countries, involved in the development of the vegetable sector. Deadline for applications is 04 April 2019. Here

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Market Gardening Technologies

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) offers professional short courses in Israel in subject areas that include agriculture, energy, health, education, and social development. MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships to cover course fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses. The international course on “Market gardening technologies” will focus on plant nurseries, plant protection in vegetable crops, and greenhouses. The course is geared towards professionals from governmental and non-governmental institutions, universities, research institutes and/or private sector, from francophone Africa, involved in the field of vegetable crops. Deadline for applications is 05 April 2019. Link

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Production of Subtropical Fruit Trees

Israel’s Agency for International Development (MASHAV) offers professional short courses in Israel in subject areas that include agriculture, energy, health, education, and social development. MASHAV offers a limited number of scholarships to cover course fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and other expenses. The international course on “Production of subtropical fruit trees: Management, technologies and post-harvest” will focus on orchard management, fruit varieties, irrigation and fertilization, and post-harvest. The course is geared towards professionals from governmental and non-governmental institutions, universities, research institutes and/or private sector, from francophone Africa, involved in subtropical arboriculture. Deadline for applications is 09 April 2019. Click here

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation across Multi-Hotspots

The CEPF invites applications for biodiversity conservation among two or more biodiversity hotspots. Proposed projects must address multiple hotspots, including at least one of the following: Cerrado, Eastern Afromontane and Indo-Burma. Grants under this call will range from US$ 20 thousand to US$100 thousand. Eligibility for funding extends to community groups and associations, NGOs, private enterprises, universities, research institutes, and other civil society organizations. The deadline for letters of inquiry is 12 April 2019. More

International Institute of Education — Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund provides up to US$5 thousand to indigenous individuals to attend global biocultural exchanges or meetings which impact the applicant’s home territory or region. Applicants must be indigenous or members of a local indigenous community. Additional preference will be given to women and youth. The fund is especially for, but not limited to, indigenous individuals in the following regions: African Rift Valley, Central Asia & Turkey, Southwest U.S. & Northern Mexico, Northern Australia, and Melanesia. Application for the Spring 2019 round will be open from 01 March – 15 April 2019. Application for the Fall 2019 round will be open from 01 September – 15 October 2019. About

U.S. Department of State — Wildlife Trafficking Evidence Security and Destruction

The U.S. Department of State seeks applications for its “Wildlife Trafficking Evidence Security and Destruction” activity. The aim of this call is to implement evidence handling procedures and improve evidence management and chain of custody throughout wildlife trafficking cases Africa and Southeast Asia. Therefore, proposed projects should strengthen domestic, criminal justice institutions by supporting successful enforcement, investigative, and prosecutorial functions of wildlife crimes. The total funding amount is not to exceed US$2 million for two years. Eligibility extends to U.S. and international non-profit organizations. Applications have to be submitted by 15 April 2019. Details

U.S. Agency for International Development — Disaster Resilience in the Pacific

The Disaster Resilience in the Compact Nations (RESILIENCE) is a five-year USAID program that aims to improve the local capacity to prepare for natural disasters. The activity will expedite delivery of emergency and reconstruction assistance in the event of natural disasters in the Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Marshall Islands. The objective is to increased disaster management capacity of local communities and host governments. USAID intends to provide US$17 million in total funding. Eligibility for this NOFO is not restricted. This funding opportunity is open to all interested organizations (i.e., non-profit organizations, universities, consortiums, for-profit organizations, etc.). The closing date for applications is 15 April 2019. Read more

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Caribbean Regional Program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides financial assistance to strategic projects that conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats. The Caribbean Regional Program funds projects to reduce the underlying threats to coastal and marine biodiversity, to conserve the coastal and marine flora and fauna, and to maximize conservation impact by developing strategic partnerships with key stakeholders on the local, national, regional and international levels. Funding for individual projects is between US$25 thousand and US$100 thousand. Eligibility for grants extends to non-profit organizations and universities. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2019. Notice of funding opportunity