Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities


Deadline: 15 April 2019

The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is inviting applicants for support of commodity development activities in its member countries.

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The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support or business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries. Examples include agriculture, commodity value addition and trade, minerals and metals. Besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also deliver a measurable social and environmental impact.

Objectives

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  • CFC supports activities which promote the contribution of the commodity sector to achieving the SDGs in CFC member countries including the following aspects:
    • Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance food security.
    • Economic: Enhance production and productivity, achieve higher local value addition; improve competitiveness of producers, producer organisations and small and medium sized industries, support the financial sector development.
    • Environmental: Enhance production taking into account the environment and its long term possibilities for the same, or increased use of productive resources while maintaining or reducing the impact on the environment.
  • The CFC supports implementation of activities along the value chain that:
    • are innovative, scalable and replicable,
    • are financially sustainable,
    • have a potential measurable positive socio-economic and environmental impact on the stakeholders in commodity value chains as compared to the prevailing baseline situation,
    • develop stronger connections with existing markets or create new markets along the value chain,
    • increase financial or other services available for commodity producers and commodity based businesses,
    • enhance knowledge generation and information dissemination, and
    • build effective and cost efficient collaboration between producers, industry, governments, civil society organisations and other stakeholders for commodity based development, and
    • enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of agricultural value chains Inter alia including climate change and energy related sensitive components as appropriate.

Eligibility Criteria       

All legal public and private entities are eligible to apply under this Call for Proposals, provided they:

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  • operate in commodity value chains in CFC member countries (mentioned below) or provide financial services to micro, small and medium sized businesses operating in these value chains,
  • have a proven relevant track record of sound financial operations in their current and / or proposed activities over a period of at least 3 years, which can be documented by means of (audited) financial statements, and
  • share CFC’s values, including internationally recognized principles concerning human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption as reflected in the United Nations Global Compact.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Finland, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, visit http://www.common-fund.org/call-for-proposals/

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  • Avatar Victor says:

    Hi, how can i download the application form for Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Victor,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Patrick Musoke says:

    Hi, how can i download the form for common for commodities , tried the last sentence without success

  • Avatar JIMMY AKENA says:

    what is the funding grid?

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi JIMMY AKENA,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Ogechi Floxy says:

    Hello,
    I have downloaded the application form, but going through it, i noticed in the form that it is loan process, not a grant.
    Kindly clarify this.
    Thanks

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Ogechi Floxy,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Sadete says:

    I see that Kosovo is not mentioned in this call as eligible country. Can you please let me know if organizations from Kosovo are eligible to apply?

  • Avatar patrick says:

    Hi l can see my country south Sudan

  • Avatar Abdire Ahmed says:

    Our organization Hope for the people development organization apply to be member for your grant source . After application sending so many grant and register now . How to register and confirm it . I am ready to use opportunity for grant since newly established development organization in Ethiopia .Abdire Ahmed , Executive Director

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Abdire Ahmed,

      If you are seeking information about ‘Common Fund for Commodities announces 14th Call for Proposals to Support Commodity Development Activities’ then for more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Doing Good Action Partners Foundation says:

    Please my country Nigeria is involved but how do we submit the application. Thank you.

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Dear Friend,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Anthony Cung Mang says:

    Is it possible to apply directly from CSOs in MyanmarPls?

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Anthony Cung Mang,

      Yes, Myanmar is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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