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

april2020

Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World — Early-Career Fellowships

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) supports female scientists in Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with doctoral fellowships in the natural sciences. The fellowships are for the pursuit of a doctoral degree at a host institution in a developing country which is not the applicant’s home country. The […]

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EuroMarine — EMBRC Services for Early-Career Researchers

The European Marine Biological Research Centre (EMBRC) offers grants for services to 10 EuroMarine early-career scientists (PhD students or researchers within 5 years of their PhD degree). Applicants must belong to an organization that is a member of EuroMarine. Each successful applicant will receive a grant of €5 thousand to cover the cost of EMBRC […]

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Newton Fund — Newton Prize for Excellence in Research and Innovation

The Newton Prize recognizes the best research or innovation projects that promote economic development and social welfare. In 2020, the Prize celebrates the impacts made as a result of international collaborations in Newton partner countries (Egypt, Kenya, Jordan, Turkey, and South Africa). One Newton Prize of up to £200 thousand will be awarded to each […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council — UK-Brazil Collaborative Research

The BBSRC and FAPESP announce a joint call for collaborative research proposals to encourage and support international research teams in Brazil and the UK. Proposals may be submitted in any area of science that is within the remit of both BBSRC and FAPESP, including biological and natural sciences. Eligibility extends to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), […]

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation Facility — Caribbean Biodiversity Fund

The Ecosystem-based Adaptation Facility (EbA Facility) requests project proposals with a focus on actions that help people adapt to adverse effects of climate change, reduce disaster risk, and build resilient ecosystems and economies. The Facility will distribute grants from US$250 thousand up to US$2 million. Eligibility extends to local and international institutions (including civil society […]

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Climate Food and Farming Research Network — PhD Research on Climate Change Mitigation in Smallholder Agriculture

CLIFF-GRADS is a joint initiative of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (CCAFS) low emissions agriculture flagship and the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA). The program aims to build the capability of early career agricultural students in developing countries to conduct applied research on climate change mitigation in agriculture. CLIFF invites […]

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U.S. National Academy of Sciences — Land and Resource Governance

PEER invites applications from African graduate students and their mentors interested in building their capacity for research on land and resource governance. The projects funded under this special call for proposals must be conducted by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, working in close partnership with university-based research mentors. PEER will award up to US$15 thousand […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Biodiversity Conservation in Vietnam

USAID seeks applications from qualified entities to implement the “USAID Biodiversity Conservation” activity in Vietnam. The funding provided under this call should be used to (1) Maintain and increase forest quality in high-conservation value provinces and, (2) Protect and stabilize wildlife populations in national parks and reserves in high-conservation value provinces. Key activities and strategic […]

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European Commission — Circular Economy and Local Development in Ghana

The European Commission provides funding to support actions that will promote a circular economy and local development in Ghana. Projects should aim to contribute to a more sustainable and healthier environment while creating local employment opportunities, or develop technology for the management of community waste to improve sanitation and generate income. The project budget may […]

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U.S. Embassy Banjul — Small Grants to Local Communities in Gambia

The Ambassador’s Small Grants program invites applications for small-scale assistance from Gambian cooperatives that implement development activities which improve basic economic or social conditions on a local level. Projects that support livelihoods in rural provinces, agricultural production, and capacity building are preferred. The maximum grant amount per project is US$15 thousand. Please note that this […]

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