Call for Proposals - Restricted - Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development - El Salvador EuropeAid/132303/L/ACT/SV Closed!

Objectives

The overall objective of this Call for Proposals is to support national actions proposed and implemented by CSOs, LA and associations of local authorities (ALA) from the EU Member States and El Salvador to promote an inclusive and democratic society in line with international commitments of development (eg Millennium Development Goals).

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  1. benefit to the people who do not receive basic services and resources and are excluded from the decision making process
  2. strengthen the capacity of local actors, namely the civil society organizations and local authorities in view of facilitating their participation in policy making and/or implementation of strategies for poverty reduction and sustainable development.
  3. facilitate interaction between civil society organizations and local authorities in the framework of actions to strengthen community ties and directly benefit the local population.

Actions

The actions of this call will depend on its priorities which are:

Non-State Actors:

  1. Support for small farmers to increase crop productivity through sustainable and environmentally friendly techniques. Proposals should build on previously executed projects or projects still in progress, facilitating beneficiary access to marketing channels, especially local markets. Priority will be given to actions that directly benefit women and indigenous people.
  2. Support groups and youth networks to carry out cultural and artistic activities involving young people and their families and that benefit the communities where they reside.
  3. Health and sex education and reproductive health, with emphasis on young people and sex workers

Local Authorities:

  1. Development or strengthening of policies on handling of solid or waste fluids through participatory process open to local people
  2. Support collaboration between local government and citizens' organizations, with emphasis on citizen participation in the development and implementation of local development activities

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,18 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/132303/L/ACT/SV (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Public authorities (all)

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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