The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) has announced the applications for Medium Grants Program 2022 to enable and support community-based organisations engaged in the conservation of biodiversity to carry out sustainable conservation measures in protected and conserved areas to protect the species, habitats and improve the livelihoods of the people who depend on them.
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme is an initiative of the Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States financed by the European Union’s 11th European Development Fund (EDF). It is part of the European Union’s Biodiversity for Life Flagship initiative (B4Life) which supports efforts to halt loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
BIOPAMA is jointly implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and the Joint Research
This call for proposal is opened for countries located in Eastern and Southern Africa only. These are: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
This call for proposals is targeted at community-managed/co-managed protected and conserved areas. Only partnerships between non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations (NGO-CBO-) are eligible to apply to this type of grant. Community based organisations or non-governmental organisations cannot apply to this grant individually.
Grant size: 100,000 EUR – 200,000 EUR
Deadline: 27 March 2022