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

june2016

University of Florida — Research on Livestock in Ethiopia, Nepal, and Rwanda

With funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development, the University of Florida manages the Feed the Future Livestock Systems Innovation Lab as a five-year program of research to improve the nutrition, health, and incomes of the poor through increased livestock productivity and the marketing and consumption of animal-source foods.  The program seeks to upgrade […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Impact & Finance — Awards for Social Enterprise 2016

Social Entrepreneurship Impact & Finance (seif) supports individuals and teams that apply innovative business ideas to address current social and/or environmental problems. Project categories include agriculture and food security; energy; environment; water and sanitation; and others. The competition is open to social enterprises from all over the world. The program will make four awards of […]

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U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) — Conservation of Sea Birds 2016

NFWF’s Seabird Initiative works to enhance the viability of seabird populations by increasing their survival and reproduction. The program focuses on two broad geographic areas: the Caribbean and the Pacific. Applicants are requested to develop business plans to emphasize specific species, conservation strategies, and geographies. Questions about grants can be directed to the program manager. […]

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) — Doctoral Fellowships in Agriculture 2016-2017

ICAR announces thirty Netaji Subhas-ICAR international fellowships for doctoral degrees in agriculture and allied sciences at agricultural universities and institutions in India and abroad. The priority areas are crop sciences, horticulture, animal sciences, natural resource management, agricultural engineering, and fisheries. Indian fellows going abroad can receive up to US$2 thousand per month. International fellows studying […]

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Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Environment and Development in the Congo Basin

The Earth Journalism Network announces grants funding for news stories about environment and development in the Congo Basin.  These stories will be published on the platform InfoCongo.org. Subject areas may include illegal timber and wildlife trade; the impact of climate change on Congo forests; social and environmental impacts of projects for gas and minerals, roads […]

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Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) — Research on Energy in Latin America

CAF invites research proposals that analyze the role of energy for sustainable development in Latin America.  The themes are: (i) Energy consumption patterns in Latin America, and the challenges of energy self-sufficiency and integration in the region; and (ii) Promotion and use of renewable and clean energy sources, e.g. solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal.  Up […]

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CRDF Global — Georgia Biosciences Fellowships 2017

The Georgia Biosciences Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for biological scientists, researchers, and experts in Georgia to spend 3-4 months working alongside counterpart professionals at U.S. universities. The program is open to early-career researchers at Georgia’s National Center for Disease Control and Public Health; Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture; and National Food Agency. Upon […]

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Africa Food Prize — Calling for Nominations 2016

Co-sponsored by the Alliance for a Green Revolution and Yara International, the Africa Food Prize honors outstanding contributions to agriculture and food production in the challenge to combat hunger and reduce poverty in Africa. The Prize can be awarded for a specific contribution or achievement, or for a series of efforts and results within the […]

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Government of India, Department of Science and Technology (DST) — Research Training Fellowships for Scientists in Developing Countries 2016/2017

India’s DST offers fifty fellowships in 2016-2017 for scientists and researchers from developing countries for collaboration with Indian research partners. Thematic areas include agricultural sciences, biological sciences, and several others. The fellowships program is coordinated through the Center for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Center). Applicants should be […]

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United States–India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF) — 7th Call for Proposals

The USISTEF announces its 7th competitive call for proposals to commercialize technologies for societal impact. Priority areas include health, education, agriculture, water, and others. Proposals must include at least one partner from each country, India and USA. Funding is up to Rs. 2.5 crores (approximately US$400 thousand) for projects that demonstrate a high potential to […]

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