Sectors: Local development
Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations
Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union
Category: Call for proposals
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ACP country : Swaziland
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Responsible: European Commission
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The global objective of this Call for Proposals is the objective 1 of the thematic programme: Enhance Civil Society Organizations’ contribution to governance and development processes in Swaziland.
Priorities and funded actions:
– Building the capacity of Swazi NSAs to contribute to poverty reduction through supporting improved services delivery in agriculture and social protection to the poor and vulnerable in Swaziland
– Integrate the creative and cultural economies in the development processes in the country
– Social protection and agriculture
– Culture/creative economy
Among financed actions
Lot 1: Focal area Social Protection
– To improve in a sustainable manner the living conditions of vulnerable groups. Vulnerable groups include households that cannot meet their basic needs, orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs), poor elderly, people living with disabilities, child-lead or elderly-lead households, etc.
– To create community and household assets, income generation and job creation for vulnerable adolescents and families taking care of vulnerable individuals.
Lot 2: Focal area Food security / Agriculture
– To promote food and nutrition gardens for households, schools, neighbouring care points and other community based infrastructures.
– To support subsistence farmers growing drought-resistant crops.
Lot 3: Focal area: Culture / creative economy
– To support cultural activities, creative economy and strengthen cultural centres. To support activities, goods and works linked to culture / creative economies, both conventional (for example: books, film, visual arts, theatre, performance, handicrafts) and modern channels (for example: multi-media, software). To stimulate creativity and free artistic expression, reflecting on culture, society and artistic content.