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

january2020

EIT Climate-KIC — Package of Proposal Calls

EIT Climate-KIC supports ambitious initiatives with a clear pathway to positive climate impact. EIT Climate-KIC launched a package of proposal calls. Depending on the program, applicants may request between €40 thousand and €500 thousand. EIT Climate-KIC projects require a minimum co-funding of 20%. Eligibility extends to EIT Climate-KIC partner countries in Europe (including Serbia). Please […]

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UK Department for International Development — Agri-Tech Catalyst for Africa

The Agri-Tech Catalyst aims to increase the pace and scale of uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in Africa. 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 should […]

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British Council — Global Innovation Challenge

The British Council seeks creative digital ideas that has the potential to change the world and improve the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged people. Ideas have to focus on one of three Global Goals for Sustainable Development, including “Decent Work and Economic Growth” (which fits the category Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry). The winning pitch will […]

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Social Science Research Council — Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa 2020

The Social Science Research Council offers fellowships to support the advancement of social science faculty in Sub-Saharan Africa toward completion of doctoral degrees in topics of peace, security, and development. Past topics have included some related to climate change and land issues. The fellowship supports 6-12 months of PhD dissertation research with grants up to […]

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German Energy Agency — ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ Award

The German Energy Agency (dena), in cooperation with the World Energy Council, invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2020. The award honors innovative business ideas for energy transition and climate protection. To participate, startups must be able to present a functioning prototype. Startups can apply in one […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — Training on Healthy Livestock and Safe Food

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. Organizations in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda are invited to nominate candidates for the 12-months Training Program ‘Healthy Livestock – Safe Food.’ The overall objective of this program is to reduce poverty and vulnerability among smallholder farmers. Candidates representing government organisations, […]

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National Geographic Society — Big Cats Conservation

The National Geographic Big Cats Initiative seeks projects benefiting big cat populations and their habitats via field-based and action-oriented programs in Africa. The current RFP focusses on lion populations in specific African regions (detailed in the call). Although priority will be given to projects focused on lions, projects on leopard and cheetah populations will also […]

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National Geographic Society — Exploration Grant

The National Geographic Society supports experienced project leaders in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. The applicant must demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with measurable and/or tangible results to be eligible. Projects are typically funded for between US$10 thousand and US$30 thousand. The next application deadlines are 15 January and 22 […]

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National Geographic Society — Early Career Grant

The National Geographic Society accepts applications from less experienced individuals who seek to lead a project. Applicants are not required to have an advanced degree and should submit their proposal at least four months before the project start date. Grants are typically funded for less than US $5 thousand but requests for up to US […]

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Cisco — Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020

Cisco is looking for innovative technology solutions from student entrepreneurs around the world that solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university. A total of US$350 thousand will be awarded for the adoption and development of breakthrough technologies, products, and […]

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