Donor: European Commission (EC) - International Partnerships (IP)
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Belgium
Reference number: EuropeAid/177519/IH/OPR/TZ
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 21.06.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Large - more than $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 1.500.000€
Total available budget: 10.500.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 2.500.000€
Funding ratio: up to 90%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Capacity Building
  • Climate Change
  • Economic Development
  • Environment & Natural Resources

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The global objective of this call for proposals is to promote sustainable forest management and wood-fuel production in rural areas with an overall aim of enhancing environmental sustainability, in particular the sustainability of the wood-fuel value chain. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to increase capacities and commitments by local communities (including wood-fuel producers) to engage in sustainable forest management practices along the wood-fuel value chain.

This call may finance the following types of actions:
• Actions that support sustainable forest management practices including capacity building, awareness, advocacy and monitoring towards addressing unsustainable charcoal production practices
• Actions that influence policy and behavioral changes (at all levels including at policy level) towards adoption of sustainable charcoal production practices,
• Actions that promote multi-sectoral integrated approaches to forest resources management,
• Actions that support livelihoods and sustainable land use in village and central forest land,
• Actions that enhance collaboration between NGOs and government institutions (including Local Government Authorities) to support sustainable forest management,
• Actions that have clear outcomes and will be sustained beyond the project life,
• Actions that support gender mainstreaming in the wood-fuel value chain and forest management.

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: nnon-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 the United Republic of Tanzania – Tanzania Mainland in the following geographical clusters targeted by this call for proposal, as set out below:
Lot 1: Tabora (covering Sikonge, Uyui, Kaliua and Urambo districts).
Lot 2: Morogoro (covering Mvomero, Malinyi, Ulanga and Mvuha – Morogoro rural districts).
Lot 3: Pwani (covering Bagamoyoo, Kisarawe, Mkuranga, Kibiti and Rufiji districts).
Lot 4: Tanga (covering Handeni, Kilindi, Mkinga and Pangani districts).
Lot 5: Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Tabora, Morogoro, Pwani and Tanga regions.

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €10,500,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €1,500,000 and maximum €2,500,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (90%) and maximum (90%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action. The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 30 months nor exceed 36 months.

5) Application

The full application together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 21 June 2023.

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