New grants available: BIOPAMA Action Component

10 June 2020

The funded projects are expected to increase the resilience of protected areas and local communities’ livelihoods facing the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The main objectives of the BIOPAMA Rapid Response Grants are:

  • Enhanced management and governance of protected or conserved areas;
  • Increased resilience to major shocks and recovery of the protected and conserved areas including sustainable/innovative funding planning;
  • Maintained livelihoods and/or enhanced resilience of local communities to major shocks caused by COVID pandemic, whilst effectively contributing to protected areas management.

Guidelines for applicants

DEADLINE: This is an open-ended call until 31 December 2020, 23:59 Brussels time. Applicants can apply at any time before the deadline. It is aimed that the final decision on awarding the grant will be taken within 6 weeks of the receipt of proposals.

SIZE OF THE GRANTS: Any grant requested under this call for proposals must be no more than the maximum amount of ≤ EUR 50 000 with no co-financing required.

DURATION OF THE GRANT: Rapid Response Grant proposals submitted in response to this call can have a maximum duration of 12 months.

LOCATION OF THE ACTIVITIES: Actions must take place in one or several of the eligible ACP countries and within priority areas.

Learn more and apply for BIOPAMA’s Rapid Response Grants 

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