The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment.

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

U.S. National Science Foundation — Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide 2019

The program GROW provides funding support to U.S. graduate students to engage in international research cooperation. GROW Fellows will receive a travel allowance of US$5 thousand to cover travel and research costs associated with the international research collaboration. Collaboration is with partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, and Sweden. Eligible fellows must must be enrolled at U.S. institutions, and have completed at least one year of their graduate program at the time of application. The application deadline is 01 February 2019. About GROW

European Commission — Nature-based Solutions for Restoration and Rehabilitation of Urban Ecosystems

The European Commission seeks project proposals (two-stage call) to strengthen international cooperation on sustainable urbanisation through nature-based solutions for restoration and rehabilitation of urban ecosystems. Actions under this call should develop models, tools, methodologies, strategies, or guidelines to prevent further degradation, rehabilitation and maintenance measures for urban and peri-urban ecosystems, destruction of habitats, and biodiversity loss. Proposals may requests a contribution of up to €5 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission for stage one is 19 February 2019. More

European Commission — Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The European Commission seeks project proposals (two-stage call) to ensure the integrity of all ecosystems and the protection of biodiversity in the context of combatting climate change. Actions should investigate how ecological processes, biodiversity (including terrestrial and/or marine ecosystems) and ecosystem services are impacted by climate change. The Commission will consider proposals in the range of €5 million to €7 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission for stage one is 19 February 2019. Link

European Commission — Building a Water-Smart Economy and Society

The European Commission seeks project proposals (two-stage call) to attend to the growing demand for water from various economic activities and increasing stress on natural water sources. Actions should demonstrate the feasibility of a ‘water smart’ economy and society in which all available water resources are managed in such a way as to avoid water scarcity and pollution. The Commission will consider proposals in the range of €10 million to €15 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission for stage one is 19 February 2019. Find details

European Commission — Human Dynamics of Climate Change

The European Commission seeks project proposals (two-stage call) to understand the role of climate change in shaping population migration patterns around the world (e.g. Africa to Europe) and ensure the adaptation of less developed countries, particularly in Africa. Actions should address only one of the following sub-topics: (A) Climate services for Africa; and (B) climate change and its effects on human migration. The Commission will consider proposals in the range of €5 million to €7 million. International cooperations and legal entities established in EU Member States, Overseas Countries and Territories and Horizon 2020 associated countries (as detailed in the call) are eligible to apply under this call. The deadline for submission for stage one is 19 February 2019. Details

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Combating the Trafficking of Marine Turtles in East and Southeast Asia

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 though combating the trafficking of marine turtles in East and Southeast Asia. Projects under this call should address the trafficking of hawksbill turtles in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and China. Applicants may request up to US$500 thousand in project funding. Eligibility extends to governments, businesses, non-profit organizations, universities and individuals. The deadline for application is 19 February 2019. Find the call

U.S. Department of State — Youth Leadership Program with Burma

The Office of Citizen Exchanges announces an open competition to conduct a four-week U.S.-based exchange program for teenagers and adult educators. The activities for each program will focus on civic education, community engagement and prepare participants to conduct projects at home that serve a community need. Applicants should plan to provide U.S.-based programming for 17-18 youth and 2-3 adult participants from Burma. Applicants may request up to US$190 thousand in project funding. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations and universities. The deadline for application is 25 February 2019. Link

SEED Foundation — Agricultural Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa 2019

The SEED Foundation supports French nonprofit organizations in partnership with nonprofit organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa for innovative solutions that address food security. Projects can address agricultural practices, farming knowledge and capacity, local agricultural products, etc. Grants range from €7 thousand to €15 thousand, up to 70% of project costs. The Foundation lists 20 eligible African countries. The deadline for applications is 06 February 2019. See the Call for Proposals

Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture — Doctoral Research Scholarships

The Social and Environmental Trade-offs in African Agriculture (Sentinel) Project, funded by the UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), aims at building the capacity of African and UK research organizations to address trade-offs between economic, environmental and social outcomes for future agricultural development. For that reason, RUFORUM makes 20 research scholarships to PhD students to undertake research in areas of relevance to the Project. A minimum of 15 research projects have to take place in Ghana, Ethiopia, and Zambia. (Note: students outside the focal countries are eligible to apply as long they conduct their research in these three countries.) Each scholarship is a maximum of US$7,500 over a period of two years. The deadline is 15 February 2019. Find the PhD Opportunity

Famae — Cleaner and Accessible Water Challenge

The company Famae seeks an idea, product or service from all over the world to preserve water and make it more accessible to everyone. Solutions should be pragmatic, efficient, durable, and money-saving to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. Individuals, teams, businesses, government entities, universities and organizations are eligible to apply. The maximum award is €2 million which may be allocated to a single exceptional project to cover the production of a prototype. Applications will be accepted until 15 February 2019. Find the terms and conditions