Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Co-op & Development, Environment, Local development, Public Management, Social Affairs, Town planning
Beneficiaries: Agencies Chambers, Banks, Corporations, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, SMEs
Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union, Worldwide
Category: Call for proposals
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Worldwide: Least Developed Countries as specified in the latest OECD-DAC list of Official Development Assistance
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Responsible: European Commission
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This call for proposals aims to contribute towards the improvement of livelihoods of forest dependent communities through the participatory management of forests both in forest reserves and on customary land.
Priorities and funded actions:
This call for proposals is divided into 2 lots
– LOT 1 (1 300 000 euro)
– LOT 2 (1 300 000 euro)
– To improve forest sector stakeholder coordination, advocacy and monitoring
– To support commercialisation of small-scale forestry development through creating a more conducive framework for private forestry
– Improved enabling environment for institutional reform, valuation of forest contribution to national accounting, as well as forest sector financing
– Improved coordination, networking and advocacy for grass-root level community based forest institutions
– Promoting private sector partnerships with communities throughout grower schemes
– Promoting improved management of community plantations, including participation in co-management of state plantations
Among financed actions
– A roll out of recommendations from institutional review, forest valuation and national accounting, as well as forest sector financing strategy
– Stakeholder meetings including holding meetings of the National Forestry Forum
– Meetings to review and update the National Forest Programme
– Conduct interface meetings with community members and private sector companies to promote out-grower schemes and other innovative marketing arrangements
– Build capacity of communities in management of community plantations and trees on farms, including participation in co-management of plantations