Donor: European Commission (EC) - International Partnerships
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Belgium
Reference number: EuropeAid/179149/ACT/ET
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 29.11.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Large - more than $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 1.800.000€
Total available budget: 7.000.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 5.000.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Food Security
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The global objective of this call for proposals is to enhance food security, nutrition and livelihood resilience for rural communities across Ethiopia, with a special emphasis on areas affected by disasters caused by natural and man-made hazards. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to improve effectiveness of food security and resilience programmes, with a special emphasis on youth and women. The priorities of this call for proposals are divided into two lots:

  • Lot 1: Enhancing Job Opportunities for Women and Youth Exiting Agricultural/(Agro)pastoral Livelihoods
    • Priorities: Inclusive job opportunities for youth and women exiting farming and (agro)/pastoral livelihoods
      • Promoting equal access and control over resources for men and women
  • Lot 2: Mainstreaming Behavioural Changes for Conflict Management
    • Priorities: Mainstreaming of social behavioural changes and social cohesion tailored to conflict management
      • tailoring behavioural changes to improve the effectiveness of the main activities
      • defining methodologies on conflict resolution

2) Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must: (1) be a legal person and (2) be non-profit-making and (3) be a specific type of organisation, such as: non-governmental organisation, public sector operator, local authority, international (inter-governmental) organisation as defined by Article 156 of the EU Financial Regulation and (4) be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

3) Location

• Actions must take place in Ethiopia in one or more of the region(s) affected by natural and manmade disasters in Ethiopia.

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €7,000,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €1,800,000 and maximum €5,000,000.Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (90%) and maximum (100%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action.

5) Application

The concept note together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 29 November 2023.

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