Updated Dec 23, 2020CLOSED

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity Conservation in the Mountains of Central Asia (Turkmenistan)

Offered by World Bank, Conservation International and European Union

The Mountains of Central Asia Biodiversity Hotspot consists of two of Asia's major mountainranges, the Pamir and the Tien-Shan. Politically, the hotspot’s 860,000 square kilometersinclude southern Kazakhstan, most of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, eastern Uzbekistan,western China, northeastern Afghanistan, and a small part of Turkmenistan. CEPF’sinvestment focuses on Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs), defined as “sites contributingsignificantly to the global persistence of biodiversity”, as well as priority species andcorridors.WWF Russia serves as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) and manages a small grantprogram to support projects up to $20,000. Recipients of small grants will receiveagreements from WWF Russia reflecting the requirements of CEPF.

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CLOSEDJan 15, 2021Deadline
Up to $20,000Amount
12 to 24 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasEnvironment
Biodiversity (Environment)
Climate Change and Resilience (Environment)
Watersheds (Environment)

Non-governmental and non-commercial civil society organizations, registered communitygroups and citizen cooperatives, and private universities may apply for funding. It ispossible for commercial organizations, such as farms and to apply for funding by specialconsideration. Individuals must work with civil society organizations rather than applyDirectly. International organizations are encouraged to involve local organizations or communities as project partners and/or explain how local stakeholders will be engaged as part of project implementation.

Application And Awards Process

Applicants should complete proposals and budgets per the templates available at theGrantee Portal, www.mca.earth.

Proposals can be written in English or Russian.Applicants must submit their completed proposal and budget by the deadline via electronicmail to:Tatyana Reznikova, Small-Grants Manager, tatyana@argonet.org

Please copy:Begench Atamuradov, Turkmenistan Country Coordinator, fortkmngos@inbox.ruin your message.You will receive an acknowledgement from the RIT confirming your submission.


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