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

UN-Habitat — Waste to Wealth

UN-Habitat calls for innovative solutions and best practices that transform waste to wealth. Applicants may submit technologies, solutions, ideas, or approaches that change the way we think about, use and treat waste (solid, liquid, domestic, industrial and commercial). The best 20 submissions will be published and showcased as part of World Habitat Day. Applications are open to everyone who is passionate about solving the challenges of waste management. Submissions have to be received by 06 September 2019. Details

U.S. Department of State — Mapping Illicit Supply Networks to Combat Conservation Crimes

The U.S. Department of State announces the Notice of Funding Opportunity for “Mapping Illicit Supply Networks to Combat Conservation Crimes at their Convergence” with the aim to gather data and build capacity to identify the illegal and illicit supply networks associated with conservation crimes in the Mekong region. OES intends to issue up to US$1,086,250 in total funding. The program will focus on Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Eligibility extends to U.S. or overseas-based non-profit organizations and institutions of higher education. All applications must be submitted by 09 September 2019. Details

British Council — Newton PhD Scholarships Philippines

The aim of the Newton PhD Program offers full-time PhD scholarships for Filipino researchers at a UK higher education institution. The project must fall within the following priority areas (relevant to the Terra Viva Grants Directory): Improving environmental resilience; Improving energy security; Agritech; among other thematic areas. For an applicant to be considered for the DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship, the applicant must be a Filipino Citizen and have already been accepted to a PhD program in the UK. The scholarship will cover travel costs, monthly accommodation and living allowance, tuition fees, and a grant for consumables (up to a maximum of £3 thousand per year). The application deadline is 13 September 2019. Click here

U.S. Department of State — YSEALI Bootcamp: Malaysia

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur announces a competition for organizations to submit applications to implement a series of bootcamp programs on youth empowerment and leadership for members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) in higher education institutions throughout Malaysia. The organization will receive up to US$100 thousand for the implementation of several workshops (min. 2 days each) aimed at participants ages 18-35 years. Proposed programs should be completed within 12 months. Malaysian institutions, organizations, individuals, U.S. or local non-profit organizations (including think tanks) are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 17 September 2019. Find additional info

Wilson Center — Addressing Environmental Challenges in the Americas

The Wilson Center Latin America Fellowship Program 2019/2020 seeks applications to conduct research about and propose concrete solutions to the range of environmental threats faced by countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The residential fellowship will take place at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. (USA). Fellows are provided with a monthly stipend for a stay of 4-6 months. Applicants must be citizens of a Latin American or Caribbean country and have an undergraduate or graduate degree and a minimum of five years of relevant work experience. The deadline for applications is 30 September 2019. Find the fellowship

International Tree Foundation — Sustainable Community Forestry Program

The International Tree Foundation makes grants through its Sustainable Community Forestry Program to conserve and restore local forest resources and associated biodiversity; improve local livelihoods; and increase local resilience to climate change. ITF welcomes applications for community tree projects that take place in Commonwealth countries of Africa. The applying organization must be a registered NGO in the country where the project will take place. Grants are up to £3,000 for 2 years. Expressions of Interest (EoI) have to be submitted by 30 September 2019.  Find details

International Fund for Agricultural Development — Integrated Fish-Rice-Vegetable Food Systems

The IFAD provides low-interest loans and grants to developing countries to finance innovative agricultural and rural development programmes and projects. Currently, the IFAD seeks applications under the theme: “Integrated fish-rice-vegetable food systems for improved livelihoods, food and nutrition security and climate resilience in Malawi, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire: Scaling-up lessons learnt from Cambodia (or Asia).” The IFAD will provide up to US$3.5 million for project implementation. The selected implementing institution must be an international organization with experience and operations in Africa on integrated fish and rice systems. Deadline to receive proposals is 02 September 2019. Link

Thought for Food — AgriFood Tech Pitching Competition Oceania

Thought for Food and the Ag Institute Australia seek agri-food tech startups based in Oceania to join the first AgriFood Tech Pitching Competition. 10 Finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas at Cicada Innovations (Sydney, September 2019) and gain international exposure as well as the chance to win prize money. Applications close on 04 September 2019. More info

United States Agency for International Development — Uganda Biodiversity For Resilience Activity

USAID seeks applications from qualified entities to implement the USAID/Uganda Biodiversity For Resilience Activity. The goal is to assist communities, the government, and the private sector to conserve and manage biodiversity for lasting environmental and economic sustainability. USAID intends to provide up to US$15 million, to be allocated over a five-year period. USAID/Uganda welcomes applications from all organizations, including U.S. or non-U.S. organizations, non-profit, or for-profit entities. The closing date for applications is 05 September 2019. Link

Swiss Re Foundation — Leadership Prize for Building Resilient Communities

The Swiss Re Foundation accepts applications for the 2020 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award. The Award recognizes entrepreneurial initiatives that take innovative approaches to building resilient societies and realizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The 2020 award will focus on innovative solutions for climate-smart agriculture, including crop and livestock production as well as aquaculture. The total prize money of US$700 thousand is divided among three winners. Applicants for the award should ideally operate in low-income communities. Applications have to be submitted by 16 September 2019. Link