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

RUFORUM — Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2018

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) invites applications from former RUFORUM-Carnegie supported doctoral alumni for a 2 year post-doctoral fellowships to be based at a university in Africa. Applications from candidates who have submitted their theses for external examination will also be considered. The maximum award for this call is US$60 thousand per fellowship. Each Post-Doctoral fellow will be supported to attend the RUFORUM Biennial Conference in October 2019. The deadline for receiving applications is 10 February 2018. More

French Institute for Development Research — Creation of International Laboratories

The French Institute for Development Research (IRD) calls for projects for the creation of international mixed laboratories (LMI) with the aim to strengthen the international influence of higher education and research centers in developing countries. Proposals should be co-built and co-led by teams from one or more research institutions in the developing world, and supervised by an IRD member. Proposals related to observation systems for environments are particularly welcome. The deadline for application is 21 February 2018. Find details

European Space Agency — Living Planet Fellowship 2018

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites young researchers to submit research proposals for the Living Planet Fellowship 2018. Eligible research areas are (1) Advancing Novel Methods and Techniques; and (2) Advancing Earth System Science. ESA will support up to 10 Post-Doctoral researchers to carry out a research project at a Host Institution in an eligible ESA Member State. The deadline for submitting proposals and supporting documents is 22 February 2018. Know more

European Commission — Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in West Africa

The European Commission calls for projects that increase the sustainability of the use of marine resources in West Africa by enhancing scientific knowledge, and supporting the development and implementation of effective management/conservation measures. Eligibility extends to individuals working for a scientific institute, a West African or International NGO, or an international organisation. Grants are between €1 million and €1.5 million. The deadline for concept notes is 27 February 2018. Click here

International Council for Science — IRDR Young Scientists Program (3rd Batch)

The International Council for Science, in collaboration with several partner organizations, invites applications for the IRDR (Integrated Research on Disaster Risk) Young Scientists Program. The program offers young scientists (under age 40) of any nationality the opportunity to engage with a global network of professionals and practitioners. Benefits include international linkages and the possibility to be invited for additional training. Applicants need to be affiliated with an academic program (either master or doctorate), either as a student or as a young faculty. The closing date for applications is 28 February 2018. About the Young Scientists Program

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women

The IUSSTF invites Indian Women Scientists, Engineers & Technologists to apply for the “Indo-U.S. Fellowship for Women in STEMM” to undertake international collaborative research in the USA. Proposed thematic areas of work include agricultural sciences, life sciences and seven others. Eligibility extends to Indian women (aged 21-35 years) currently pursuing Ph.D. degree. Unemployed Women applicants who have completed Ph.D./M.D/M.S are also eligible. The deadline for submission is 28 February 2018. About

Israeli Agency for International Development — Course: Clean Technologies for Economic Development

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 in Israel. The international course on “Clean Technologies – Environmental technology, innovation and management systems as a means for regional and local economic development” will focus on products, services, and processes that harness renewable materials and energy sources, dramatically reduce the use of natural resources, and cut or eliminate emissions and wastes. The course is geared towards decision makers, policy makers and professionals from the fields of energy, water, waste, agriculture, climate change, infrastructure and economic development. Additionally, MASHAV offers professional courses in Spanish, Russian, and French. Deadline for applications is 23 February 2018. Link

African Water Association — Research Fellowships for Young Water and Sanitation Professionals in West Africa

With funding provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the African Water Association offers fellowships of US$1 thousand for masters research in water and sanitation. Applicants must be citizens of West African countries who are registered in academic institutions, and whose research is on any of the following themes: non-revenue water; water quality; water services in low-income urban areas; faecal sludge management; urban and peri-urban sanitation; and use of ICTs in providing water and sanitation services. The application deadline is 28 February 2018. About this Research Fellowship

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — Grants to U.S. Universities for Research on Global Sustainability 2018

The EPA’s 15th annual P3 Awards (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) will fund research projects in air quality, safe and sustainable water resources, sustainable and healthy communities, and chemical safety. Grants are up to US$15 thousand for one year (Phase I). Winners in Phase I will be eligible to apply for up to $75 thousand for two years (Phase II). The competition is open to U.S. institutions of higher education to support teams of undergraduate and/or graduate students. The application deadline is 07 February 2018. Link

Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade — Water for Women (WASH) Research Awards

The Water for Women Fund aims to improve health, gender equality, and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities. Research organisations are invited to submit proposals for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Research Awards. Applications must be submitted by research organisations or institutions (individual researchers are not eligible). The Funding Round is open to Australian and international non-profit institutions or organisations. Applicants may request between AU$100 thousand and AU$400 thousand per year for up to three years. Proposals should be submitted by 27 February 2018. More