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

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

European Commission — Women’s Rights in India

The European Commission aims to strengthen the ability of Indian civil society to implement actions that bring transformative change into the lives of women and girls. Priority will be given to proposals building capacities with specific emphasis on increasing women’s participation in the climate change agenda and promoting women’s economic rights (which may include agriculture). Grants requested under this call for proposals must fall between €750 thousand and €1 million. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations registered in India or the European Union. The deadline for submission of concept notes is 07 February 2019. Details

Agropolis Fondation — PhD Fellowships for Agriculture and Sustainable Development

The Agropolis Fondation and partners aim to create and strengthen a dynamic exchange between research and higher education institutions in France and Southeast Asia in the area of agriculture and sustainable development. Therefore, the Foundation will provide 8 PhD Fellowships to Southeast Asian students enrolled in universities in Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia (note: participating universities are mentioned in the call for proposals). The Fellowship will cover university tuition, a monthly allowance, travel, some research costs and thesis support. Research proposals have to be submitted by 07 February 2019. Find details

World Bank — Ideas for Action Competition 2019

Ideas for Action is a knowledge platform of the World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School. The annual Ideas for Action competition seeks innovative ideas and actionable projects to support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Past winners include water solutions for better fish farm yields, women-led business models to improve sustainable access to energy, web based solutions for agriculture processes, and many more. Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, or countries. Students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years from around the world are invited to participate. The winners of the competition present their ideas at the annual meeting of the World Bank Group, receive support from a project incubator and coaching. The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2019. Ideas for Action

European Commission — Solutions to Improve Health in Cities

The EC calls for visionary and integrated solutions (e.g. therapy gardens, urban living rooms, creative streets, city farms) to increase citizens’ health and well-being in cities. These solutions should address reducing the exposure to climate-related risks, pollution (including noise), and environmental stress, among other factors. The Commission accepts requests in the range of €10 million. To be eligible, consortia must comprise at least 4 cities from different Member States or Associated Countries defined in the call for proposals. The deadline for applications is 19 February 2019. Detailed information here