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Call for Proposals on Climate Resilience and NRM in SADC TFCAs

Closing Date: 
Monday, 10 August, 2020 (All day)

The German Development Cooperation (GDC) through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) provides support to SADC Secretariat and SADC Member States to implement the upcoming joint regional SADC/GIZ programme on “Climate Resilience and NRM in the SADC Region” (C-NRM) running from 2021 to 2023. The SADC/GIZ C-NRM programme makes available funds for the development of demonstration projects in SADC TFCAs in the areas of: 

  • Building more Resilient Communities in and around TFCAs,
  • Cross-Border Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in TFCAs,
  • Strengthening Cross-Border Collaboration and Regional Integration in TFCAs

Organisations working in SADC TFCAs are invited to submit project proposals for such demonstration projects, which may include the following topics: alternative livelihoods, climate smart agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries, forestry (e.g. REDD), rangeland management, and ecosystem-based adaptation/ nature-based solutions. The demonstration projects are planned to start in early 2021.  

We welcome project proposals based on existing (cross-border) initiatives and projects who see a potential for an add-on component or scaling-up of a proven methodology. For further details please refer to the Terms of Reference in English, French and Portuguese. Proposals should be submitted electronically in English language until  10 August 2020 midnight using the attached proposal and budgetting template.

Please send applications to dieter.nill[at]giz[dot]de and eunice.motswaledi[at]giz[dot]de