Updated Oct 01, 2020CLOSED

Call for Proposals: Fostering Conservation of Biodiversity, Sustainable Livelihoods and an Empowered Civil Society in Lao PDR

Offered by International Union for Conservation of Nature

This call for proposals, which is financed by The McConnell Foundation and implemented by IUCN, will support local NGOs and CSOs in Lao PDR in the areas of biodiversity conservation and sustainable natural resource management. The programme is based on the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) model and makes use of CEPF systems and processes that are already in place. IUCN implements the CEPF in the Indo-Burma Hotspot, which includes Lao PDR.

Eligible NGOs and CSOs are invited to submit proposals, preferably in English language, however, Lao language applications will also be considered. An applicant can submit more than one proposal but an applicant can only receive one grant at a time.
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CLOSEDOct 20, 2020Deadline
Up to $20,000Amount
12 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasBiodiversity (Environment)
Waste Management (Environment)
NGOs and CSOs that are registered and have headquarters in Lao PDR are eligible to apply. NGOs and CSOs that are registered and have headquarters abroad are also eligible to apply, so long as they work only in Lao PDR and do not have activities in other countries. No geographical restrictions apply as long as the project is implemented within Lao PDR.

Application Directions

Applicants are requested to email their proposals to Mr. Thongsavath Somdachit, Biodiversity Field Coordinator, IUCN Lao PDR (Thongsavath.Somdachit@iucn.org) by 5 PM Vientiane time, 20 October 2020.


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