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

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Global Feed the Future Agricultural Biotechnology Program

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applicants to put the Global Feed the Future Agricultural Biotechnology Program into action. The program aims to develop and implement a global program of agricultural biotechnology activities according to specific country and regional priorities. All types of organizations, including public, private, for-profit, or nonprofit organizations, U.S. and non-U.S. governmental organizations, or multilateral or international donor organizations are eligible to apply. The award ceiling for this program is US$20 million. Concept notes must be submitted by the deadline of 17 January 2020. More about this opportunity

U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service — Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program Pacific Islands

NOAA seeks applications for the 2020 Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program (MTMCP). The program supports conservation, protection, or management actions supporting recovery of endangered sea turtle species occurring within the Pacific Islands Region. Eligible applicants are individuals, universities, nonprofits, businesses, and governments. Applicants may request between US$10 thousand and US$100 thousand. The deadline for project submission is 31 January 2020. Read the call

Reckitt Benckiser — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 6 seeks to increase water-use efficiency within households and drive responsible water usage. The challenge welcomes solutions that educate households (especially in countries and regions at greatest risk to the consequences of water scarcity) and drive innovative ways to reduce water usage through focused behavioral change methods or technological innovation. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from a team of RB professionals. The initiative must be youth-led (founded by a person aged 18 – 30). The application deadline is 05 January 2020. About the SDG 6 challenge

British Petroleum — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 7 seeks innovative renewable energy solutions from young innovators. The challenge welcomes solutions that improve current renewable technologies (solar, wind, biofuels, etc.); explore new technologies to produce renewable energy; or increase access to affordable renewable energy in developing countries. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from a team of BP professionals. The initiative must be youth-led (founded by a person aged 18 – 30). The application deadline is 05 January 2020. About the SDG 7 challenge

Mondi Group — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 12 seeks solutions that address necessary changes required to avoid unnecessary waste production. Projects can focus on alternative solutions for waste streams; retail recycling, consumer behavior, cross-industry collaboration; or the reduction of post-harvest losses. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from a team of Mondi Group professionals. The project must be youth-led (founded by a person aged 18 – 30). The application deadline is 05 January 2020. About the SDG 12 challenge

Credit Suisse — Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 (Life Below Water)

The Lead 2030 Challenge for SDG 14 seeks entrepreneurs with for-profit enterprises that help improve ocean health. The challenge welcomes solutions that reduce marine waste; support sustainable aquaculture practices; provide marine conservation benefits; develop ocean related energy projects; or minimise shipping contribution to climate change. The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project grant and 12 months of mentorship from a team of Credit Suisse professionals. The company must be youth-led (founded by a person aged 18 – 30). The application deadline is 05 January 2020. About the SDG 14 challenge

UK Arts and Humanities Research Council — Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition (2nd call)

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) calls for proposals to support international, interdisciplinary, research partnerships. International Co-Investigators from Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) are invited to apply to the call named ‘Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition.’ Funding of up to £200 thousand per project is available. The duration of projects can be between 12 and 24 months. The deadline for submissions is 09 January 2020. Find the call

Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research — Bridging Grants for Research Collaboration with East and Southeast Asia

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research provides bridging grants to Swiss researchers for the extension of small cooperation projects (exchange grant, workshop, seed funding) with Asian partners. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. The Fund provides a maximum of CHF 25 thousand for the preparation of a joint project proposal. The Swiss scientist is the main applicant. Collaborators must be scientists affiliated with a university or a public research institute from China, Japan, South Korea, or ASEAN member states (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam). The applications deadline is 12 January 2020. Details here

Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental — Latin-American Film Competition 2020

The 9th ‘Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental’ invites entries to the Latin-American Competition in Environmental Cinema. Socio-environmental categories include energy, water, climate change, consumption, people and places, environmental activism, accumulated waste, contamination or export, socio-environmental resources, green spaces, urban areas, food, green economy, globalization, wildlife, and sustainability, among others. Selected films compete in the categories Best Long Film by the Jury (over 60 minutes), with a prize of R$15 thousand; Best Short Film by Jury (up to 59 minutes), with a prize of R$5 thousand; and Best Film by the Public. The deadline for submission is 15 January 2020. (Note: Information in Portuguese) Find out more

Government of India — Indo-EU Integrated Local Energy Systems

The EU-India Clean Energy and Climate Partnership seeks to strengthen scientific and technological cooperation in energy research and innovation. Proposals should propose to develop solutions and tools for the optimization of the local energy network with high replication potential across Europe and India. DST will fund the Indian consortium members for a maximum project duration of 42 months. There are no minimum or maximum grant amounts. In total, funding of €18 million will be available. In addition to the six mandatory participants (three from India and three from Europe), there is no restriction on the additional number of participating entities/organizations. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, universities, and companies. The deadline for this call is 29 January 2020. More here