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

United Nations Foundation — Empowering Girls

The United Nations Foundation seeks passionate female change-makers from all around the world for the Girl Up Teen Advisor program. Teen Advisors receive skills-based trainings, professional development opportunities, hands-on learning, and networking opportunities. Applicants may develop projects that empower girls and women including one or more subject areas of the Terra Viva Grants Directory. Applicants who represent underrepresented backgrounds in regards to race/ethnicity, nationality, socio-economic status etc., are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are due by 29 February 2020. 2020-2021 Girl Up Teen Advisor

United Nations — Indigenous Fellowship Program

The OHCHR Minorities Fellowship Program (MFP) is open for applications. The aim of the program is to give indigenous persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in general and indigenous issues in particular. (Note: This may include land rights and biodiversity conservation issues.) Participants will learn how to more effectively advocate for the rights of their communities and raise their concerns at the international level. Travel, stipend and basic expenses are covered by OHCHR. The deadline for applications is 28 February 2020. Link

New Zealand Aid Program — Development Scholarships 2020

New Zealand’s government provides a variety of opportunities for training and university study through the New Zealand Aid Program, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The program has four scholarship schemes, reaching a total of over 90 countries. The priorities for support often include agriculture, renewable energy, fisheries, disaster risk management, and other areas related to natural resources and environment. The eligibility requirements for scholarships are specific to each country/regional program. The application deadline for submissions is 28 February 2020 for most developing countries in Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean; and 27 March 2020 for Commonwealth countries. Check the eligible countries and closing dates carefully. Details here

Earth Journalism Network — Workshop: Indian Ocean Marine Science

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) seeks journalists to attend a three-day marine science workshop in the Maldives (24-26 June 2020). This opportunity is open to journalists from specific countries around the Indian Ocean to gain a better understanding of marine issues and how to report on them. The workshop will be held in English, therefore, participants must be able to understand and communicate in English. EJN will pay for travel, accommodation and meals of selected participants. The application deadline is 28 February 2020. About the workshop

Government of India and Uzbekistan — Indo-Uzbek Joint Research Program

The Government of Uzbekistan and the Government of India invite proposals for joint research projects in the following scientific areas (relevant to TVG): agriculture and food science technology; energy, water, climate and natural resources; among others. The fund will cover research expenses, exchange of visits for research projects, and workshops. The deadline for the submission of proposals is 14 February 2020. Find the call

Women Environmental Programme — Women for Sustainable Development

Women Environmental Programme calls for applications from interested civil society and community-based organizations for the Women2030 seed-grants in Ghana. Sub-grants are intended to build capacity of women’s and gender civil society organizations to advance local, national and regional gender-responsive sustainable development policies (2030 Agenda & Climate). This may include, but is not limited to, gender specific trainings and monitoring, tracking SDG/climate policies and budgets, social media campaigns, and participatory community activities for gender equality and/or sustainable development. Each initiative may request €1 thousand for projects with a duration of 2-12 months. This call is limited to organizations in Ghana. The last date for receipt of applications is 16 February 2020. More about Sub-Grants

U.S. Department of Agriculture — Borlaug Fellowships in Agricultural Science and Technology

The Borlaug Fellowship Program supports short-term research projects to improve agricultural productivity, economic development, and food security in over developing countries. The program offers training and collaborative opportunities for agricultural research, international agricultural economics, leadership, and policy. The program lists the eligible countries, and the research priorities for each of them. Fellows work one-on-one with a U.S. mentor who will coordinate the training program. After completion of the 6 months fellowship, the mentor will visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. USDA will select U.S. host institutions and mentors for each fellow. The application deadline is 18 February 2020. Borlaug Fellowships

Canon Collins — UK Scholarship for Africans

The Canon Collins Trust offers scholarships to students from Southern African countries to attend masters degree programs at certain UK universities. The Trust offers one-year scholarships for students studying justice, including politics and the environment, among others. Applicants must be nationals of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. The deadline to apply for University of London LLM Scholarships is 20 February 2020. Know more

Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Climate Change Adaptation in the Bay of Bengal

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers grants to journalists based in eastern India and coastal Bangladesh to report on critical issues related to climate change. ENJ seeks in-depth stories that focus on climate and environmental change, such as climate-induced migration, agricultural and water issues or food security in the Bay of Bengal region. EJN expects to award at least 10 grants averaging US$1,300 each. Early- or mid-career journalists from print, web, radio and television are eligible. Freelance reporters should demonstrate a plan for publication and provide a letter of interest from an editor. Deadline for applications is 21 February 2020. Story grants

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in the Mediterranean Basin (Albania or North Macedonia)

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT) invite Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for small grants (up to €50 thousand) for projects that support the conservation of plants or the sustainable management of water catchments in the wider Prespa area. Eligibility extends to non-governmental organizations, scientific institutions and academic institutions legally registered in Albania or North Macedonia. The ecosystem profile technical summary is available in English and French. LOIs must be submitted by 21 February 2020. Link