Call for proposals – EU 2012 Food Security Programme for linking relief to rehabilitation and development in Afghanistan EuropeAid/133533/L/ACT/AF Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the livelihood systems of the most food insecure and consolidate their path to more sustainable economic development.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To improve resilience for targeted rural/ urban livelihoods;
  • To strengthen individual and collective coping mechanisms for vulnerable groups.


Actions directed towards the chronically food insecure, the most marginalized and/or towards groups at risk of falling into food insecurity will be considered a priority for support.

Types of activity

  • The consolidation of individual and collective coping mechanisms which can lead to a substantial improvement of the food security status of the populations targeted.
  • The identification of any potential risk threatening the food security status of the individuals/groups supported, and relevant mitigation measures for improving the resilience of the livelihood systems considered
  • Innovative actions in urban settings including the consolidation of food security activities and the analysis of the causes and dynamics of food insecurity in this specific context
  • The establishment of bridges between post-humanitarian crisis situations/critical food security contexts and longer term development schemes.

European community funding

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

  • 5,13 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 10 December 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133533/L/ACT/AF (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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