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

october2016

Securing Water for Food — SWFF Grants, Round 4

The Securing Water for Food Grand Challenge for Development (SWFF) is a collaborative initiative among the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Government of South Africa. The current call for proposals focuses on improving water efficiency and reusing agricultural wastewater;  effective water capture […]

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Tata Group — Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, 5th Edition

The Tata Group, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), seeks to identify promising social enterprises in India. Proposals are invited for social enterprises in agriculture, water and sanitation, energy, and other thematic areas. The proposed enterprises should create social impact in India, although applicants do not have to be Indian nationals. […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — Program for Mexico 2016

In “Wildlife Without Borders, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) partners with Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) to invite projects that build Mexico’s capacity for biodiversity conservation. Grants should focus on projects that improve the capacities of Mexican government agencies and local communities to protect wildlife from illegal trafficking and over-exploitation.  […]

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) — Postgraduate Studies in Germany 2017-2018

DAAD offers scholarships for qualified applicants from developing countries who enroll at German universities for development-related studies, normally ranging from 12-36 months. Several offerings are available in agricultural and forest sciences; environmental sciences; and other subject areas. Application deadlines vary across the German universities and from program to program.  Several deadlines for DAAD scholarships in […]

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Whitley Fund for Nature — Whitley Awards 2017

The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) offers the Whitley Awards to outstanding biodiversity conservation leaders in developing countries around the world. The awards are both an international prize and a form of project funding, currently £35 thousand over one year.  The program is open to applicants from grassroots conservation NGOs incorporated in developing countries that […]

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Birdfair/RSPB Research Fund for Endangered Birds — Applications 2016

The British Birdwatching Fair (Birdfair) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) jointly provide small grants for research on birds listed by IUCN as “endangered,” “critically endangered,” or “data deficient.” Priority is for researchers working in their own countries, particularly in collaboration with BirdLife’s partners. The maximum grant is US$2 thousand, with […]

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International Iguana Foundation — Grants for Iguana Conservation 2016

The International Iguana Foundation makes grants to promote and enable iguana conservation. Preference will be given to projects that are components of approved species recovery plans; projects that directly contribute to the survival of endangered iguanas and their habitats; projects that are included in the ISG’s Conservation Action Plan for West Indian Iguanas or are […]

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British Council — UK-Gulf Institutional Links

Institutional Links aims to build research collaboration between the UK and partner countries on subjects of shared interest.  This current call is focused on UK-Gulf collaboration in subject areas that include agriculture, water, energy, and the food-water-energy nexus (among other topics). The eligible Gulf countries are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United […]

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Santa Clara University — Global Social Benefit Incubator 2017

The GSBI at Santa Clara University (USA) is an annual program to strengthen social enterprises that use science and technology to address problems of people living in poverty. Past participants include many in water supply, energy, agriculture, and environment in developing countries. The GSBI Accelerator assists selected participants with business plans and other capacity building […]

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UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council — Research with China and Netherlands on Delta Management

The UK’s EPSRC is a partner with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in the research program “Sustainable Deltas.”  This joint activity focuses on research challenges for sustainable and safe deltas within the broader framework of the water sector.  Thematic areas include water availability, water […]

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