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

january2018

Shell International — Energy, Water and Food Challenge

The Shell Ideas360 competition invites students from all around the world to develop ideas to tackle the pressures on the world’s Food, Water and Energy resources. The theme of the competition is “People & Planet – the Energy, Water and Food Challenge”. It is open to students currently studying as a full time bachelor’s or […]

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U.S. African Development Foundation — Supporting African Farmers

The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support from African-owned enterprises, agricultural cooperatives, small-scale producer groups, and agricultural processors with innovative solutions to increase farmer incomes and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Most funding agreements range between $100 and $250 thousand. Applications are accepted in English, Swahili, and French. Application deadline […]

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KU Leuven — IRO Doctoral Scholarships

KU Leuven is the largest university in Flanders, Belgium. The university has a major international program, and it is home to 7,000 international students. As one part of its cooperation to advance international development, KU Leuven offers PhD scholarships every academic year to exceptional students from developing countries. Over the past ten years, the IRO […]

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Commonwealth Foundation — Grants for Civil Society in Commonwealth Countries

The Commonwealth Foundation makes grants to civil society organizations in Commonwealth countries to support participatory governance. (Note: This could include participatory governance related to the management of forests, wildlife, water supplies, and other subjects in natural resources and environment.) The maximum grant is £50 thousand per year (for a maximum of four years). A list […]

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MIT Center for Collective Intelligence — Climate CoLab: Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development

The MIT Climate CoLab organizes contests to solicit the world’s best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. This contest asks participants to combine real-world proposals and share how they can achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants may select and combine existing proposals on the Climate CoLab platform to develop new integrated proposals […]

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University of Oxford — Postgraduate Scholarships 2018/2019

The Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme aims to support outstanding postgraduate students from developing and emerging economies for post-graduate studies at the University of Oxford. Relevant areas of study include: development areas, politics; health care; environmental and water management; and economic, public, and foreign policy. Each scholarship pays for 100% of university and […]

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National Geographic Society — Buffett Awards for Conservation Leadership in Africa and Latin America 2018

The National Geographic Society, in partnership with the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, welcomes nominations for the 2018 Buffett Awards for Leadership in Conservation. There is one annual award for Africa, and another for Latin America. The awards honor the achievements of conservation leaders in these two regions, and support their ongoing work with grants of […]

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens — Botany in Action Fellowships 2018

The Botany in Action (BIA) Fellowship program at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens fosters the development of the next generation of plant-based scientists. Subject areas include ethnobotany, plant diversity and conservation, landscape and brownfield restoration, and others. The program is open to Ph.D. students of any nationality who are conducting plant-based scientific research at U.S. […]

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European Commission Erasmus Mundus — International Masters Degree in Environment

MESPOM is a two-year Erasmus Mundus masters course in environmental sciences, policy, and management operated by four European and two North American universities, and supported by the EC. MESPOM invites applications from all countries. MESPOM aims to prepare students for identifying and implementing solutions to complex environmental sustainability challenges, especially in an international context. MESPOM […]

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Royal Geographical Society — Awards 2018 with Deadlines in January-February

The RGS-IBG offers a number of grants for graduate and post-graduate geography research in an international context. Grants range from £250 to £30 thousand. Many awards are restricted to nationals of the UK and EU, and/or students at UK universities. The application deadline for the Small Research Grants, Henrietta Hutton Research Grants, Monica Cole Research […]

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