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

South Asia

Cargill — Cargill Global Scholars Program 2020

The agribusiness company Cargill offers scholarships to university students interested in food security, agriculture, and risk management. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, or the USA — and attend university in those countries. Each Cargill Global Scholar receives an annual scholarship for up to two years, as well […]

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Right Sharing of World Resources — Seed Grants for Women’s Micro-Credit Projects

Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) makes seed grants to support income-generating projects led by women. RSWR’s current priorities are grassroots organizations selected states and districts of India; Quaker groups in Kenya and Sierra Leone. Projects include many in the production and sale of fruits and vegetables; meat and milk; grain crops; fish; fuelwood; and […]

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WWF-India — Climate Solver Awards

Climate Solver is a climate innovations platform developed by WWF to strengthen the development and widespread use of low carbon technologies. WWF-India invites submissions from small and medium enterprises that offer technologies that significantly lowers carbon emissions or provide sustainable solutions to enhance energy access. Indian enterprises, businesses and companies are welcome to submit an […]

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American Society of Primatologists — Research Grants

The American Society of Primatologists (ASP) supports students and young researchers from habitat countries who are engaged in primate conservation. The general ASP Research award of up to US$1,500 supports training initiatives, start-up funds, supplementary funding for students, and innovations in animal care and research technology. The Deb Moore Memorial award of US$2,000 supports early-career […]

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — FLEGT Direct Assistance Grants

The EU’s Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan includes grants of technical assistance to benefit government institutions and private-sector organizations. Projects need to address the identified themes in FLEGT. Currently, requests can be submitted from entities in VPA countries and non-VPA countries. The VPA countries are Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Central African Republic, […]

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European Commission — Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships

The European Commission, through the Euraxess initiative, offers the Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships for early career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America. ZUKOnnect aims to extend research networks and environments at thirteen departments of the University of Konstanz. Subject areas include ecology, limnology, ecotoxicology, botany, amongst many others. The fellowship offers a stipend of €1,200/month […]

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Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture — Travel Grants Program 2020

SEARCA provides travel grants to qualified agriculture and agriculture-related professionals, social scientists, or graduate students in Southeast Asia. Applicants can request up to US$1,200 to participate and/or present papers at relevant local or international scientific conferences and fora. Eligibility extends to nationals from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste […]

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Kinship Foundation — Conservation Workshop

The Kinship Foundation invites participants to the Kinship Conservation Workshop in India. During the workshop, participants will learn how economic tools can be applied to enhance community-based conservation projects, study the successes and failures of incentive-based conservation in India, as well as globally, and be introduced to alternative pathways to achieve conservation impact. Applicants should […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) — Water and Energy for Food

The Water and Energy for Food challenge fund is a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The program objectives are to expand the scale of innovations that impact the sectors food […]

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Global Biodiversity Information Facility — Mobilization and Use of Biodiversity Data in Asia

The Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme invites proposals that enhance knowledge of Asian biodiversity through access to data from biological collections and monitoring programmes. Applicants may request a maximum of €15 thousand per project. These grants are open to any institutions based in eligible countries in Asia (note: a list of eligible countries […]

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