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Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Education - Training, Health, Humanitarian, Local development, Public Management, Social Affairs, Town planning

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Agencies Chambers, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: European Union, Worldwide

Category: Call for proposals

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Worldwide: countries eligible to the DCI, ENI, IPA II, EIDHR Programmes, to the Partnership Instrument and the Instrument contri­buting to Stability and Peace

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Responsible: European Commission

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Amorce:

This call for proposals aims to improve the nutritional status of the social groups which continue to suffer most from the deterioration of the national socio-economic conditions and aims to overcome persistent technical and organisational deficiencies which cause unstable use, availability, distribution and production of food by these target groups.

Priorities and funded actions:

This call for proposals is divided into two lots 
– LOT 1: Community-based projects (5 850 000 euro)
– LOT 2: Partnership projects (900 000 euro) 

Objectives

* LOT 1
– To stabilise utilisation and availability of food
– To improve access to food
– To enhance people’s nutritional status by strengthening the resilience of cooperative farms, communities and households

* LOT 2
– To update and/or upgrade technical knowledge in order to strengthen capacities to address the various structural food security issues and challenges
– To fulfil their mandate, and effectively and efficiently input in national policies which have an impact on the people’s food security and nutrition situation

Sub-components 

* LOT 2
– Networking
– Technical training (including economic aspects)
– Institutional strengthening

Among financed actions

* LOT 1
– Training
– Capacity-building
– Institutional strengthening components
– Networking 

* LOT 2
– Activities to introduce instruments on how to overcome constraints of controlled communication and exchange of experiences abroad and in-country
– Activities to facilitate professional networking in food security issues: for instance looking into risk assessment, self-sufficiency and linked remedial measures, such as disaster preparedness