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

World Academy of Sciences — PhD Fellowship Program for Displaced and Refugee Scientists

UNESCO-TWAS offers an exile fellowship program for displaced and refugee scholars and scientists. The program aims to provide scholars and scientists from Afghanistan, Syria or Yemen who have not yet found a safe and long-term host country to pursue doctoral studies in Pakistan, at institutions members of the COMSTECH Consortium of Excellence (CCoE). Closing date of this fellowship is 28 January 2022. TWAS-COMSTECH Science in Exile

World Academy of Sciences — Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Displaced and Refugee Scientists

UNESCO-TWAS offers a postdoctoral fellowship program for displaced and refugee scholars and scientists. The program aims to provide scholars and scientists from Afghanistan, Syria or Yemen who have not yet found a safe and long-term host country to pursue postdoctoral studies in Pakistan, at institutions members of the COMSTECH Consortium of Excellence (CCoE). Closing date of this fellowship is 28 January 2022. Exile Fellowships Program

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund — Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies: Kenya

The REACT Sub-Saharan Africa Program makes grants to clean energy providers in Kenya to drive the expansion of access to clean energy across the country. The program supports renewable energy products or services, access to energy and electricity, cook stoves and fuel solutions, and mini-grids. The maximum award per company is US$500 thousand. The REACT awards are open to companies operating in Kenya. Applications must be submitted by 31 January 2022. More information

Global Solutions Initiative — Young Global Changers

The Global Solutions Initiative invites applications for the Young Global Changers (YGC) Recoupling Awards to recognize and reward projects and initiatives by young people from around the world. The Global Solutions Initiative seeks individuals (young entrepreneurs, young business leaders, young nonprofit actors) with innovative ideas on how to make this world a better place. Young Changemakers must have developed a project or an initiative in social well-being and/or environmental sustainability to turn their ideas into action. Successful applicants will become part of the Young Global Changers class of 2022. The overall winner receives a prize of € 5.000, the runner-up receives € 2.000, third place wins € 1.000. The application deadline is 05 January 2022. More information

Climate Tracker — Sustainability Solutions Journalism Fellowship

Climate Tracker offers a 6-month paid media mentorship-fellowship focused on producing stories about local sustainable solutions. Fellows will receive training and mentoring to produce one story about nature-based solutions, climate change, regenerative agriculture, biodiversity conservation, or energy transition every month for 6 months. Furthermore, Fellows receive US$165 per month stipend during the duration of the fellowship. The deadline to apply is 07 January 2022. Link to Climate Tracker

Kubota Fund — Academic Training Program

The Kubota Fund announces a grant program for research analysts, trainees and students from developing countries who join academic or training programs provided by research/educational institutes or private enterprises located in Japan. The Fund provides financial aid (from ¥80 thousand to ¥100 thousand per month) to students, trainees, and researchers for pursuing academic degrees or research at educational or research institutes and business enterprises. Training or research on technologies for developing countries (especially civil engineering, electricity, machinery, agriculture, environment, energy, development economy) at companies or organizations in Japan is supported. Applicant must be a national of a developing country. The application deadline is 14 January 2022. Kubota Fund

Earth Journalism Network — Asia-Pacific Media Grants 2022

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) seeks applications from journalist networks, media organizations, civil society organizations, or academic institutions throughout the Asia-Pacific region. With this call, the EJN aims to boost the quantity and quality of environmental and climate coverage in the region. The proposed projects can focus on capacity building activities, networking, or be used as a seed grant to build a new environmental media startup or journalist network. Grants will be given to organizations looking to implement projects with the maximum duration of one year. The grant amount can range between US$5 thousand to US$20 thousand. The application deadline is 15 January 2022. Asia-Pacific Media Grants

WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award — Award in Sustainable Aquaculture

WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award invites nominations to recognize aquaculture initiatives from around the world that could contribute to increase efficiency and sustainability. The nominees will have created change that inspires others and shown what measures are necessary. Any organization, movement, business, group of people or individual can be nominated. Nominations must be submitted by 16 January 2022. Gothenburg Sustainability Award

Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen — CrossCulture Program

The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) seeks professionals and volunteers from South and Southeast Asia, Eurasia and Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Russia, and MENA countries to participate in a 2-3 months training program at host organizations in Germany or in CCP partner countries. Professional fellowships are being offered in Sustainable Development, and five other fields. The Fellowship covers travel expenses, accommodation, insurance, and a monthly allowance of €550. The applicant must be between the ages of 23 and 45 and have at least two years of proven professional experience or volunteer work in a civil society organization in the country of origin. The deadline for application is 31 January 2022. More

Ornithological Society of the Middle East — Bird Conservation 2022

The OSME’s Conservation Fund makes grants to support bird research in the Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asia. The Fund supports projects benefiting species and habitats, especially Globally Threatened and Near Threatened birds, and sites important for bird conservation (Important Bird Areas) in the OSME region. Grants average about £1 thousand to £2 thousand. The submission deadlines are 31 January; 31 May; and 30 September of each year. Know more