Updated Mar 30, 2019CLOSED

Fourth Call for Proposals: Livelihood Improvements and Mangrove Restoration in Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (MMKWS) and Adjacent Areas

Offered by Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network

The Programme aims to contribute to biodiversity protection and management of natural resources in line with the basic needs of the local population in the ASEAN Region.The first phase is being implemented in selected ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs) of Myanmar and Indonesia, while the second phase is for selected AHPs of Viet Nam. In Myanmar, ACB is implementing the program jointly with the Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division (NWCD) of Forest Department. The selected AHPs in Myanmar are Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park (ALKNP), Natmataung National Park (NMTNP), Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary (IDLWS) and Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (MMKWS).

One of the components of the Programme is Small Grants Programming where ACB provides financial and technical support in developing and implementing projects for biodiversity protection and livelihood in and around selected AHPs in the participating ASEAN Member States (AMS). Through the first call, the Management Plans were developed by WCS for ALKNP & NMTNP, by FFI for IDLWS & MMKWS. And, Law Enforcement and Community Outreach & Awareness were implemented by WCS & FFI through second and third call respectively.

Currently, we are in the fourth call for proposals in Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (MKWS), one of the selected AHPs in Myanmar. This call for proposal focus mainly for livelihood improvements and mangrove restoration in Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sancturary and adjacent areas through work-for-profit endeavor.

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CLOSEDApr 29, 2019Deadline
Up to €150,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
Focus AreasWildlife (Environment)
Biodiversity (Environment)
Entities that may Apply for Funding The following entities are eligible to apply for grants: • Community-Based Organizations • National and/or Local Non-Governmental Organizations which (i) support biodiversity conservation and community / livelihood development related to AHPs and adjacent areas, (ii) operate on a non-profit basis, i.e. those whose activity is not meant to generate profit or which allocate profit for their statutory goals, (iii) officially registered in Myanmar, or have signed MoU with the respective governmental authorities for the implementation of proposed activities in the relevant areas, and active for at least 18 months prior to the announcement date of the call for proposals.
Project Area/Eligible Sites This Call for Proposal is focused specifically to Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary (MMKWS), which is located in Bogalay Township, Pyapon District, Ayeyarwady State. It is managed by the Meinmahla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary Authority under the Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division (NWCD) of the Forest Department (FD), MONREC.

Application Directions

The application forms are available for download online. In addition the application form together with the required annexes shall be submitted in one paper copy
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