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

African Development Bank — African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) seek to accelerate climate adaptation action under the African Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP). The program will support the commercialization of climate change adaptation solutions of youth entrepreneurs in Africa. The YouthADAPT Challenge is open to solutions (products, services, tools, or ideas) targeted at climate change adaptation and increasing resilience. AAAP awards a business grant of up to US$100 thousand to further develop the solution. Enterprises must be youth-led (applicants aged between 18 and 35 years) and legally registered and operating in Africa. The application deadline is 04 October 2022. Link to the YouthADAPT Challenge

Earth Journalism Network — Environmental Justice Reporting

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers reporting grants to journalists in the Asia-Pacific region, to support the production of in-depth stories on environmental and climate injustice. EJN plans to make 20 story grants of US$1,000 each to youth journalists aged 30 and below to produce innovative and engaging stories on environmental and climate issues in the region.  The application deadline is 05 October 2022. Environmental Justice Reporting Story Grants for Asia-Pacific Youth

SEED and Go4SDGs — Webinar: LAC Future Lab

SEED and Go4SDGs organize the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Future Lab for Innovation and Policy. The LAC Future Lab offers a platform to develop future-proof solutions for challenges in the agri-food sector. The Lab will discuss practical solutions and exemplary cases for the industry’s challenges. The Future Lab targets green SMEs and organizations, who work at the interface of business, civil society and politics supporting green SMEs or circular economy solutions. Participants have to register by 12 October 2022. LAC Future Lab

Seeding Labs — Scientific Equipment for Research and Education

Seeding Labs welcomes applications to participate in Instrumental Access. The program makes high-quality laboratory equipment and supplies more affordable to university departments in low- and middle-income countries. Seeding Labs receives donated equipment from a variety of sources, including research institutions and manufacturers. Applicants submit online requests for items included in the Seeding Labs equipment inventory. Items are mainly for biology and chemistry. The average value of the items included in a shipment, based on the secondary (used) market, is generally in the range of US$100 thousand. The recipient organizations are charged a fee (based on their country’s income level) for program administration, equipment warehousing, equipment packing, and ocean freight. The deadlines for submissions are 14 October 2022 and 11 February 2023. About Instrumental Access

Oxford University — Visiting Fellowship Program

The AfOx Visiting Fellowship Program is designed to provide African researchers an opportunity to build international networks and focus on a project of their choice. The Fellowship provides fellows with an opportunity to work on a project in collaboration with Oxford-based scholars, while benefiting from the resources available at Oxford University for research, writing, networking. The Fellowship is open to researchers across all academic fields. Applications will close on 21 October 2022. AfOx Visiting Fellowship

Deloitte — Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 13 (Climate Action)

The Young One World Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 13 seeks to support scalable youth-led solutions that address climate change through ecosystem engagement. The challenge welcomes solutions from young innovators (18-30 years old). The winner will receive a US$50 thousand project startup grant and 12-months of mentorship from Deloitte professionals. The challenge is open to young people from social enterprises, non-profits, or community organizations. The application deadline is 21 October 2022. About SDG Challenge 13

German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development — African-German Leadership Academy

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) offers an innovative training program for early to mid-career professionals from Germany and African partner countries. The training aims to capacitate professionals to engage in addressing significant global challenges, such as climate change and economic disparity. Participants of the Leadership Academy must be nationals or permanent residents of Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, Togo, or Zambia, and work on issues relevant for sustainable development. Applications for the 2023 Academy are open until 24 October 2022. African-German Leadership Academy

GreenTech — Latin America Event

Greentech Business is a platform of technological solution research with a high potential of positive impact on environmental problems. The fourth edition of GreenTech América Latina seeks innovative sustainable technologies start-ups who seek to advance towards decarbonization. By registering solutions on the platform, inventors gain global reach and visibility, and will automatically be participating in the selection process to present their company at the GreenTech América Latina 2022 event. The registration deadline is 24 October 2022. Click here

Greater Mekong Subregion Secretariat — Agriculture and Food Security Program

The Greater Mekong Subregion Secretariat invites applications for demonstration pilots of innovative technologies to supply safe and climate-friendly agri-food products in Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam. Proposed demonstration projects should not exceed US$100 thousand. Government departments, civil society organizations, private companies, universities and research institutes can apply. The deadline for submission of proposals is 30 October 2022. Link to the Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

The World Around — Young Climate Prize

The World Around launches an open call for applications to the Young Climate Prize. World Around seeks young people who are working on their own self-started projects that address, draw attention to or mitigate climate change in their communities. The program will provide visibility, support and mentorship for 25 of the world’s most talented and passionate climate designers. Anyone aged 13-25 from anywhere in the world can submit their work. Nominations and applications are open until 31 October 2022. Young Climate Prize