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Sectors: Citizenship, Co-op & Development, Information, Local development, Public Management, Social Affairs

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Federations Unions, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Africa – Carribean – Pacific: Nigeria

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Responsible: European Commission

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The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute towards achieving Priority 1 of the CSOs-LAs programme – Focus on country level (Enhancing CSOs and LAs contributions to governance and development processes) – as contained in the Multi-Annual Indicative Programme 2014-2020 for the ‘Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities’ Thematic Programme.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
LOT 1 – CSOs
* To enhance Nigerian CSOs’ contributions to local governance and development processes in Cross River State and Kano State as a pre-condition for a more equitable, open and democratic society

LOT 2 – LA
* To strengthen the capacity of local government councils as welfare providers and promoters of inclusive and sustainable growth at local level in Cross River State and Kano State.

Priorities
LOT 1 – CSOs
* Promoting more accountable, responsive and inclusive local government budgetary processes
* Enhancing citizen and community engagement for effective and pro-poor service delivery in local government areas, with a focus on health, water and sanitation, social protection, basic infrastructure and electricity

LOT 2 – LA
* Promotion of more accountable, responsive and inclusive local government budgetary processes
* Enhanced local authorities-led engagement between citizens and communities for effective and pro-poor service delivery in local government areas, with a focus on health, water and sanitation, social protection, basic infrastructure and electricity

Among financed activities
* Studies, mapping, research or documentaries on the local context, the project environment, the sector of intervention, identified needs and problems, expected results and impact
* Policy dialogues, consultations and facilitation
* Systematic monitoring and collection of data and research-based advocacy
* Transfers of know-how and experience