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

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy — Research on Land Policy and Urban Development in Latin America 2017

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy calls for proposals on several themes related to land policy and urban development in Latin America. One of these themes is climate change and environmental risks, such as for populations living on flood plains and steep slopes. The Lincoln Institute will pay for the research project based on the […]

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United Nations University (UNU) — ProSPER.Net Leadership Program 2016

The UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability is the Secretariat for ProSPER.Net (Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Network) in the Asia-Pacific region. The ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme helps its participants to develop interdisciplinary skills for sustainable development initiatives in local, regional, or global contexts. The fourth leadership program will be convened […]

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) — Climate Resilience in Cities of Latin America

The CDKN is partnering with IDRC in Canada and FFLA in Latin America to offer research grants in support of making cities in Latin America resilient to climate change. The special focus is small and medium cities that are experiencing rapid growth. Proposals must relate to one or more of the following countries: Argentina, Belize, […]

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UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) — Global Challenges Research in Food and Agriculture

The Global Challenges Research Fund is a new 5-year program of UK research to address problems faced by developing countries, with emphasis on health and agriculture. A consortium of BBSRC and other UK research organizations will support multidisciplinary awards for research on Global Agriculture and Food Systems in low and middle-income countries. The awards will […]

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Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards — Call for Projects 2016

The Humanitarian Water Air Food Awards (WAF) acknowledge and promote individuals and organizations that implement sustainable projects to secure water, clean air, and food — and that empower local communities. The call is open worldwide for pioneering projects that have at least two years of success in bringing best practices and relevant change in the […]

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Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) — Testing to Evaluate Development Programs and Policies

PEP is a global partnership of development researchers, practitioners, institutes, and international organizations to promote research on policies to combat poverty. PEP will make grants for randomized control trials to test new programs or policy interventions in several thematic areas, including one on productivity in rural sectors. Each of four teams will benefit from a […]

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UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education — Masters Fellowships and Short Courses for Water Professionals from Small Island Developing Countries

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs is partnering with the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education to fund masters degrees and short courses at Delft University of Technology for water professionals from Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The project aims to strengthen the capacity of professionals and decision makers to improve water management in SIDS, and […]

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CRDF Global — Saudi and U.S. Research Collaboration

CRDF Global announces the 2016 Visiting Scholar Fellowship Program at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. U.S. researchers will travel to Saudi Arabia for one semester (Spring 2017 or earlier) to participate in collaborative research with a KAUST research center. The research centers include themes in clean energy, Red […]

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U.S. Department of State — Reducing Mercury Use in Andean Gold Mining

The U.S. State Department plans to award up to US$145 thousand for 18 months to design and test mobile training centers to reduce mercury use in small-scale gold processing in Bolivia and Peru. Eligibility for funding extends to higher educational institutions and research centers in the USA that have established relationships with regional institutions and/or […]

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Toyota Motor Corporation — Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program 2016

Toyota makes grants to support environmental activities implemented by nonprofit organizations. The themes are “biodiversity conservation” and “counter measures to global warming.” Grants are made in Japan and internationally. The international program is open to applicants in Japan, and to international partners in collaboration with Japanese groups. The application deadline is 17 June 2016. Link

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