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

january2017

International Association for Plant Taxonomy — Research in Plant Systematics

The IAPT announces the 2017 round of its competitive grants program in plant systematics, with emphasis on funding students and young investigators in developing countries, but open to applicants worldwide. The award should preferably be used for supporting travel to institutions, laboratory investigations, or fieldwork (if this includes interaction with in-country specialists). The maximum grant […]

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Congressional Hunger Center — Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program 2017-2019

The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program is a two-year international fellowship to develop leaders committed to finding lasting solutions to hunger and poverty. Leland Fellows must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents. The fellowship provides the financial support for one year of international service, followed by another year of policy work. Fellows are […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Africa Program 2017

The program “Wildlife Without Borders” includes a regional component for Central Africa. Funding in 2017 will focus on projects that impact wildlife populations in the following countries: Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Congo, Dem Rep Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe. The announcement defines the priority themes.  Applications are open […]

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European Commission — Sustainable Energy in the Philippines

The EC will make grants to increase the availability of electricity generated from renewable energy in off-grid rural and semi-urban communities of the Philippines. The grants will be made in four lots, each with a different objective. Grants are up to €4 million, varying by lots and cost shares. The lead applicants should be NGOs, […]

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India Department of Science and Technology — Bilateral Research Collaboration

India’s DST calls for proposals of bilateral research in thematic areas that include energy, environment, climate change, plant-based medicines, and many others — varying with each program area. Calls with application deadlines in November 2016, December 2016, and January 2017 include joint research with Australia, Israel, Italy, Russia, Sri Lanka, and Switzerland.  Link

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Governors’ Climate and Forests Fund — Requests for Proposals

The Governors’ Climate and Forests Fund currently requests proposals in two thematic areas: (i) enhanced landscape governance and capacity — with application deadline on 15 December 2016; and (ii) jurisdictional partnerships for forests, climate and agriculture — with application deadline on 31 January 2017. Eligibility for funding extends to accredited organizations in the GCFF member […]

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Campus France — French Research Cooperation with International Partners

France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs collaborates with other French ministries to jointly support the Hubert Curien Partnerships for international exchanges in science and technology.  The program periodically publishes calls for proposals. They currently include the PHC Pamoja partnerships with Kenya (application deadline is 16 December 2016); the PHC Xu Guangqi partnerships with China (deadline 15 […]

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Swedish Institute — Visby Scholarships for PhD Studies and Postdoctoral Research 2017

The Visby Scholarships provide PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities within all fields of study related to collaboration in the Baltic Sea Region. The program is open to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. About 40 Visby scholarships will be offered for 2017/2018. […]

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Olam — Prize for Food Security 2017

The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security honors and offers financial support to an outstanding research project for its potential impact on the availability, affordability, accessibility, or adequacy of food.  Olam invites applications from research projects in plant science, soil science, nutritional science, agricultural sciences, and any other field of scientific research impacting food […]

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UK Department for International Development — Agri-Tech Catalyst for Developing Countries

The Agri-Tech Catalyst aims to increase the pace and scale of uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in developing countries. Projects should focus in any of three categories:  early-stage technical feasibility;  industrial research; or late-stage experimental development.  Project leaders must be UK businesses (or UK research organizations in the case of early-stage technical feasibility). Projects […]

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