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

International Land Coalition — Community Land Protection

The International Land Coalition (ILC) invites applications for the second cohort of the Community Land Protection Co-Learning Initiative. The Co-Learning Initiative is designed to build a supportive cross-regional community of practice to facilitate learning between community land rights advocates. The one week-long workshop focuses on practical and proven strategies for community land protection. Each participating NGO is provided funding to work with up to three communities to implement a community land protection program. The deadline for applications is 21 January 2019. Details

Civil Society Academy — Zero Hunger and Social Justice

Civil Society Academy, in collaboration with Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub, seeks zero hunger and social justice projects from Africa and Asia. The submitted projects should focus on (1) rural women and their families or (2) support social activists combating hunger and injustice. Selected projects will receive up to €40 thousand to develop and implement their project ideas. The deadline for submissions is 25 January 2019. Social Innovation Challenge

Society of Wetland Scientists — Graduate Research Fellowship

The SWS Wetland Ambassadors Program is a student research program that provides graduate students with the opportunity to travel to another country and conduct wetland research. A grant of up to US$5 thousand will be awarded by SWS, while hosting institutions may provide for lab costs, meal plans, or room and board during the internship. The applicant must currently be enrolled in a M.S. or Ph.D. program related to wetland science (e.g. biology, environmental science, environmental engineering, etc.). Applications have to be submitted by 25 January 2019. Become a Wetland Ambassador

UNESCO — Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) sponsors the Michel Batisse Award for outstanding achievements in biosphere reserve management. The award is US$12 thousand and international travel and allowances in Paris to present the winning case study to the MAB-ICC session. The deadline for submitting case studies (English or French) is 20 January 2019. More

Government of India — Australia-India Strategic Research Fund

The Government of India invites research projects to apply to the Strategic Research Fund (AISRF). Priority areas for collaborative research projects are energy and storage (batteries) and marine science. Eligible organizations include universities, research laboratories, and non-profit organizations.The Indian Government will sponsor the direct costs for international airfares, living expenses, manpower-salaries and consumables. The deadline for submission of proposals is 23 January 2019. Link

Cultural Vistas — Public Participation Program in Environmental Protection

Cultural Vistas seeks applications for the 2019 Public Participation Program in Environmental Protection (PPPA) program. The PPPA project seeks to increase civil society engagement in environmental protection, and promote public participation in environmental decision-making. The PPPA program will fund 4 projects in Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Selected projects may receive up to US$50 thousand in funding over a 15-month funding period. The application deadline is 31 January 2019. Details

Nigeria Energy Forum — Africa Energy Innovation Competition 2019

The NEF invites applications for the 4th Africa Energy Ideas Competition that is set to accelerate the development of early-stage energy firms across Africa. The competition is open to early-stage energy entrepreneurs from Africa to collaborate with local research institutions or industries. Young professionals between the ages of 18 and 35 years from Africa are invited to participate and nominate a relevant local research institution or organization. Winners will pitch their proposed prototype model at the 2019 Nigeria Energy Forum, in Lagos (Nigeria) and a cash prize of up to $5 thousand. The deadline for proposal submission is 31 January 2019. View the guidelines

Tropical Biology Association — Specialist Course: Citizen Science in Africa

The Tropical Biology Association provides specialist courses in tropical biology. The current specialist course “Citizen Science in Africa” aims to build the capacity of science leaders to use citizen science to collect data on biodiversity for conservation management. A limited number of scholarships will be available. Applicants are invited from non-governmental organisations, universities, research and conservation institutions and government research departments. The application deadline is 31 January 2019. About the Field Course

Student Energy — Youth Forum on Clean Energy

The International Student Energy Summit (SES) is a global event that brings together students to learn and discuss the current issues and trends in energy. The Clean Energy Ministerial / Mission Innovation (CEM/MI) Youth Parallel Program will provide 50 students with the opportunity to interact with clean energy leaders, learn about the global clean energy transition and engage their communities on clean energy and innovation. The two most promising applicants will receive full travel scholarships to participate in the training program and present their energy solution. In addition, Student Energy will award 3 full/partial bursaries based on financial need. Participants must be between the ages of 18-30. Deadline to apply is 06 January 2019. More Information

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Delhi — Small Local Development Projects

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi seeks small-scale development projects from local organizations, institutions, or local communities in the thematic areas of health, education, social services or agriculture. The Czech Republic will provide CZK 500 thousand for the implementation of selected small-scale projects in local communities. Projects must be implemented in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal or Sri Lanka. The application must be delivered in paper to the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi by 10 January 2019. Find the application process here