EU Call for Proposals: Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016

Deadline: 16 August 2017

The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Pro-Resilience Action inside Syria – PROACT 2016” in order to strengthen the agricultural and livestock productions, including livelihood opportunities and related value chains while at the same time tackling the roots causes of the past droughts, through an improvement of the water management and irrigation, in collaboration with local governance institutions when feasible.

Objectives

  • Reinforcing agro-ecological systems and improving sustainable access to key agriculture inputs and services and natural resource management to allow people who depend on the sector to restore their livelihoods, in close collaboration with local governance structures.
  • Addressing systemic risks (drought, climate change, land governance and others) to successfully emerge from the crisis.

Size of Grants

Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 2.5 million and EUR 3 million.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
    • be a legal person
    • be non-profit-making
    • be a non-governmental organisation
    • be established in:
      • a Member State of the European Union
      • a country that is a beneficiary of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance II set up by the Council Regulation (EU) No 231/2014 of 11 March 2014
      • a Member State of the European Economic Area or
      • a developing country and territory which are not members of the G-20 group
      • an Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) covered by Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union
      • a partner country or territory covered by the European Neighbourhood Instrument Regulation No 232/2014
    • be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
  • The lead applicant must demonstrate operational presence and implementation capacity inside Syria.
  • Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations.

How to Apply

In order to apply for the grants, applicants have to register themselves in PADOR, an on-line database via given website.

Eligible Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK,  Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Armenia, Belize, Bolivia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Republic of the Congo, Côte d´Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Iraq, Kosovo, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syria, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Kenya, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Zimbabwe,  Albania, Algeria, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Chile, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Gabon, Grenada, Iran, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montenegro, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Panama, Peru, Serbia, Seychelles, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna, Greenland, New Caledonia and Dependencies, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Mayotte, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles: Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena and Dependencies, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Anguilla (UK), Aruba (NL), Bermuda (UK), British Indian Ocean Territory (UK), British Virgin Islands (UK), Cayman Islands (UK), Curação (NL), Falkland Islands (UK), French Polynesia (FR), French Southern and Antarctic Territories (FR), Greenland (DK), Montserrat (UK), New Caledonia and Dependencies (FR), Pitcairn (UK), Saba (NL), Saint Barthelemy (FR), Saint Helena Ascension Island Tristan da Cunha (UK), Sint Eustatius (NL), Sint Maarten (NL), South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (UK), St. Pierre and Miquelon (FR), Turks and Caicos (UK), Wallis and Futuna Islands (FR), Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Republic of Moldova, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Syria, Tunisia, Ukraine.

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