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 States Agency for International Development — Support for Commercializing Non-timber Forest Products in Zimbabwe

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks to sustainably commercialize non-timber forest products in order to increase alternative income sources, improve natural resource management practices in Zimbabwe. The overall aim of this activity is to improve the resilience of vulnerable and marginalized communities (particularly women and youth). USAID will support both agricultural and environmental objectives that would positively impact climate change adaptation, sustainable forestry, biodiversity protection, and the mitigation of human-wildlife conflict. The overall estimated amount of funding is US$13 million. The closing date for applications is 28 February 2022. Know more

OPEC Fund for International Development — Young Professional Development Program

The Young Professional Development Program (YPDP) is a two-year program designed to prepare young professionals from OPEC Fund member countries for a career in global development. The themes include poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development, environment, and other related science and technology fields. YPDP offers training, coaching and mentoring, the opportunity to experience different departments and access to professional networks. To be selected for the program, applicants must be 30 years of age (or younger) and hold a Master’s degree. The deadline for applications is 28 February 2022. More about the YPDP

Climate Tracker — Global Climate Change Media Mentorship

Climate Tracker seeks young (18-35 years) journalists from around the world to join the Global Climate Change Media Mentorship. Six young journalists eager to produce climate stories will cover the climate crisis from the frontlines, producing exclusive stories for Climate Tracker. The deadline to apply is 18 February 2022. Climate Change Media Mentorship

IntelliDigest — Global AgriFood TechPreneur

The Global AgriFood TechPreneur Program is a 12 months food system sustainability business development program for young graduates who wish to transform the food system, end hunger, malnutrition, obesity and food waste. Graduates are invited to submit an application about a food system challenge in their country and their solution to addressing it. Selected participants will be trained to develop a robust and sustainable business plan. Application for the competition is until 21 February 2022. AgriFood TechPreneur

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development — Solutions to Prevent E-Waste

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) seeks innovative projects that promote the reuse, refurbishment and repair (RRR) of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to prevent e-waste. Eligible applicants are companies and NGOs registered in low- and middle-income countries. The organization can request up to €20 thousand in funding. The application deadline is 21 February 2022. RRR Accelerator

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission — Distance Learning for Masters Courses in the UK

The School of Natural Sciences (UK) provides 15 distance learning scholarships for 3 years part time study on either MSc Agroforestry & Food Security or MSc Tropical Forestry. Scholarships are worth £18 thousand, which covers tuition fees and a bursary to enable scholars to attend study tours to be held overseas. A small study grant is also available to help scholars with study costs associated with distance learning (e.g. internet usage). Scholarships are available for applicants from the following developing commonwealth countries: Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda and Zambia. The application deadline is 23 February 2022. Distance Learning for Masters Courses

Snow Leopard Network — Training Grant

The Snow Leopard Network invited applications for the Snow Leopard Training Grant which is designed to further strengthen snow leopard conservation and research. The scope of the capacity projects to be funded includes training workshops, protected area management, conservation education, women conservation leadership training and wildlife population monitoring. Awards range from US$1,000 to US$1,500. The grant is open to researchers, practitioners, and organizations working to support snow leopard conservation. Proposals have to be submitted by 25 February 2022. Snow Leopard Network Training Grants

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives — Community Projects in Argentina

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) invites proposals that meet the needs of local communities in Argentina. CFLI provides funding to projects that implement environment and climate action projects focusing on adaptation and mitigation, water management, and other thematic priorities. The average contribution is C$25 thousand per project. Eligibility extends to not-for-profit local, national or community-based organizations. The deadline for submission is 28 February 2022. CFLI Argentina

Imperial College London — Climate Investment Challenge

The Climate Investment Challenge calls on graduate students to develop financial solutions and innovations addressing climate change, such as untapped climate finance opportunities or innovative financial structures that improve the bankability of climate investments. The winning and runner-up teams will be awarded £10 thousand and £5 thousand respectively. Eligibility extends to students enrolled in a postgraduate degree (Masters, MBA, or PhD-level) at the time of the submission. The challenge is open globally to students from all academic backgrounds. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 28 February 2022. Climate Investment Challenge

Pacific Islands Development Forum — Ecosystems Grant Program

The Pacific Islands Development Forum seeks to support proposals for research innovation and impacts of climate change in the Pacific. The overall objective is to strengthen the research and innovation ecosystems of small Pacific countries. Grants will not exceed €400 thousand. Eligibility extends to academic and research institutions, start-ups and non-profit organizations. Applications should be submitted no later than 28 February 2022. Know more