ResilientAfrica Network: Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Conflict

Deadline: 11 April 2016

ResilientAfrica Network’s (RAN) Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RI Lab) at Makerere University in Kampala Uganda is inviting applicants for its Resilience Innovation Challenge 4 Conflict (RIC4CONF) with a focus on sourcing, developing, and scaling of transformative technologies and approaches that will strengthen resilience to shocks and stresses that arise from chronic conflict and its effects.

RAN is looking to catalyse and incentivize the development of solutions that will impact agricultural production and markets, enhance skill building in education curriculum, as well as livelihood diversification and financial inclusion

Objectives

  • To design and operationalize a scientific, data-driven, and evidence-based resilience framework for sub-Saharan Africa;
  • To strengthen resilience at the individual, household and community levels through innovations;
  • To enhance resilience-related knowledge generation and sharing.

Priority Intervention

  • Harnessing curriculum development towards skills development and entrepreneurship
  • Financial inclusion for wealth creation
  • Creating an inclusive environment for every citizen

Grants Information

  • Phase 1– Ranging between US$15,000 to US$40,000
  • Phase 2– Range between US$50,000 to US$100,000
  • Phase 3– Range between US$100,000 and US$ 200,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Teams of university students, university faculty and student-faculty collaborations from established universities worldwide are eligible to apply.
  • Organizations are also eligible to apply. Potential applicant organizations may include foundations, NGOs, faith-based organizations, private businesses, business and trade associations, colleges and universities, community based organizations and civic groups.
  • All applicants in this category must be legally recognized entities, formally registered under applicable law, and they should attach evidence to that effect on their application.
  • Teams of individuals that are not university students are also eligible to apply.
  • Entities that are ineligible to apply include: Government agencies (local and foreign), non-incorporated entities (informal organizations), and individuals not affiliated with any legally recognized entity, any individuals or organizations participating in, linked to, or sponsoring subversive activities including criminal acts, terrorism or related activities.
  • Colleges, universities, and research facilities that are funded by, and/or affiliated to, a foreign government are not considered a foreign government.
  • All USAID restrictions pertaining to US Government funding apply.
  • The RAN Resilience Innovation Challenge seeks applications that have an operational focus in low-income and middle-income countries, as defined by the World Bank

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Resilience Innovation Challenge.

Deshpande Foundation India: Pitch your idea for Social Change at Sandbox Samvidha

Deadline: 20 November 2015

After successful completion of the 1st phase of Samvidha program across the sandboxes in Karnataka, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh,  the 2nd Phase of the program is open for the next round of Social Impact Pitch-Off to be held at Hubballi. The program seeks to enable next generation social ideators and organizations to scale their initiatives. Sandbox Samvidha invites applications to the ​​Social Impact Pitch-Off to be held this December in Hubballi, North Karnataka.

Over the last decade, the Deshpande Foundation has helped over 100 social businesses and non-profit organizations. The event provides ideators an opportunity to:

  • Pitch their idea for social change and opportunity to partner with Deshpande Foundation’s Sandboxes
  • Receive first hand feedback from mentors and experts to strengthen their operational model
  • Network with technical experts, peers and entrepreneurs from the Sandbox Ecosystem
  • Be a part of a vibrant atmosphere of ideators, passionate to create social impact

Focus Areas of Intervention

  1. Health
  2. Education
  3. Agriculture
  4. Livelihood
  5. Water Harvesting
  6. Other relevant

What You will get?

The most promising projects will be given support intended to facilitate the implementation of their ideas within Sandbox Samvidha.

  • Access to an inspiring work space
  • Regular mentorship, workshops and peer learning opportunities
  • Access to the Sandbox Ecosystem
  • IT Training and architecture consulting by Microsoft + more

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are invited that:

  • Are ​​high potential ideas yet to be piloted or have been piloted in India
  • Are led by a ​​passionate and driven team, committed to create social change in their community
  • Have social impact
  • Are innovative and scalable
  • Demonstrate sustainability​​

How to Apply

Applicants can fill the online application form available on the website.

For more information, please visit Deshpande Foundation.

To apply online, please visit Sandbox Samvidha.

Pontica Magna Fellowship Program for Young Researchers, Media professionals, Writers and Artists in Countries Around Black Sea

Deadline: 7 December 2015

New Europe College, an institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences in Bucharest, Romania is currently inviting applications for its Pontica Magna Fellowship Program. This program targets young researchers, media professionals, writers and artists from the countries around the Black Sea. Candidates are welcome to apply with projects on topics of their choice, for in-residence fellowships of one or two terms at the NEC.

Fellows have the opportunity to benefit from NEC’s widespread international research network and its high-quality guest lecturers program.

NEC makes the best of its location to provide an attractive meeting and working place for scholars from East and West, from North and South, from the countries of the EU and outside it, who wish to pursue a meaningful project of their own while also meeting with peers from other disciplines. It supports its fellows by providing excellent conditions for their work and by establishing a strong and productive network among academics and intellectuals in the country and beyond.

Eligible Countries

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • Ukraine

Grant & Duration

Fellows are granted a monthly stipend of 750 € plus accommodation and travel expenses. In addition to their residence period in Bucharest, they are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an insti-tution of their choice.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Pontica Magna Fellowships are earmarked for applicants from eligible countries mentioned above (other post-soviet countries may also be considered).
  • Candidates must be doctoral students at an advanced stage of their research, or hold a PhD title. Journalists, media professionals, writers and artists are also eligible, a PhD is not compulsory in such cases.
  • Preference is given to candidates below the age of 40.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the online application form available on the website and send it via email.

For more information, please visit New Europe College.

International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Seeks Applications for Grants Totaling $13.5 million in FY 2017

Deadline: 15 March 2016

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications to participate in an International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMR) program that will provide a multidisciplinary research approach to malaria control and prevention through the integration of findings from clinical and field research.  The overarching goal of the ICEMR program is to establish research centers in malaria-endemic settings that will provide the necessary knowledge, tools, and evidence-based strategies for use by government organizations and health care institutions to control and treat malaria. This program is not intended to support research which can be conducted primarily in U.S. institutions.

The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to recompete the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID) International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research program comprised of a network of research centers in malaria endemic regions.

Funds Available

NIAID intends to commit $13.5 million in FY 2017 to fund 8-10 ICEMR awards.

Project duration

Applicant may request a project period of up to 7 years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Organizations: Higher Education Institutions, Private Institutions of Higher Education, Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education, Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education), For-Profit Organizations, Small Businesses, Governments (state, district, county), Indian/Native American Tribal Governments , Independent School Districts, Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities, Faith-based or Community-based Organizations, Regional Organizations, Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions)
  • Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator): Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted electronically following the instructions described in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.  Paper applications will not be accepted.

For more information, please visit Malaria Research Call.

Water Program Associate at World Resource Institute, India

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Water Program Associate based in Bangalore, India.

The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Water Program Associate will perform the following functions-

  • Serve as lead water staff person in India, coordinating with Global Director, Water Program, Director, WRI India, and India Director of the Cities and Transport Program.
  • Coordinate with relevant national, state, and municipal governments and other stakeholders about WRI’s water risk analysis, data, and related work.
  • Lead the application of Aqueduct and local water risk data, analysis, and development of solutions and recommendations for decision-makers in key metropolitan regions in India.
  • Coordinate with Aqueduct and Natural Infrastructure for Water project teams, as well as WRI’s Governance Center, to coordinate funded project demonstrating forest-water mapping tool applications in India and provide feedback to the project teams on needed improvements.
  • Liaise with local water data and analysis experts in India, as well as researchers developing granular water models for India, such as NASA’s SALDAS high-resolution water model.
  • Cultivate ideas and tools to integrate relevant data sets from Indian agencies, interalia ISRO, NRSA, DMA, and various ministries, departments, universities and civil society researchers.
  • Assist with fundraising proposals and background information and writing for prospective project funders.
  • Supervise the work of junior researchers and interns, as appropriate.
  • Develop analytical framework for assessing regional water risk and use Aqueduct and local data in close collaboration with Water Program staff to apply to metropolitan areas like Bangalore.
  • Evaluation and design of institutional mechanisms for the operationalization of the tools, processes and systems for regional and urban water management.
  • Work with WRI water and economics experts to develop customized analysis of watershed solutions and economic tradeoffs among potential water risk reduction strategies.
  • Help to ground-truth results and conclusions associated with forthcoming forest-water maps in specific watersheds in India.
  • Support efforts to communicate about WRI’s water-related work in India, including analytical content to non-technical audiences, media, and existing and prospective funders.
  • Represent WRI’s Water Program and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities work through presentations at relevant conferences and workshops.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree required in hydrology, water resources management or a related environmental science or policy discipline.
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years of highly relevant, full-time work experience, dealing in natural water management and how water management can be done in urban planning.
  • Excellent academic performance and strong analytical capability. Should had worked in the water related projects, in conservation of natural water bodies.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly both orally and in writing, with excellent demonstrated skills in English.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; experience managing complex processes or projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build a strong network of professional relationships.
  • Comfort working with staff at all levels of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple assignments with little supervision.
  • International work experience and/or foreign language skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, ideally including proficiency in GIS mapping software.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

Director, Financial Planning and Analysis at World Resource Institute, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, based in Washington DC, USA.

The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Director, Financial Planning and Analysis will perform the following functions-

  • Prepare WRI’s annual and long-range strategic financial plans and the corresponding budgets in support of Board and key stakeholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings, and various strategic committees of the organization.
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CFAO; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial trends and status.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.
  • Define and report on key organizational performance metrics; determine data clean-up or process enhancements necessary to improve the quality of the metrics for decision making and accomplishment of our organizational goals and strategic plan.
  • Facilitate quantitative decisions with clear, visual, easy to interpret analysis for resource allocation, space planning needs across the network, etc.
  • Ensure all programs and international office project/program/International office directors and mangers understand how to access and interpret financial reports, WRI’s financial model, etc. and that they have what they need to be successful. Participate as part of the global team to address financial issues.
  • Certify that Programs consistently receive a high level and quality of customer service from Admin/Operations staff without compromising internal controls through surveys or other means.
  • Assist with the preparation and monitoring of the annual and five year Admin/Operations Efficiency and Effectiveness Plan.
  • Ensure clear communication to staff on issues that affect them with clear instructions on what’s expected of them, coupled with the rationale for any changes.
  • Provide support as necessary during the annual audits and other projects assigned by the Executive Team or Board.
  • Develop a robust revenue pipeline tracking approach to allow validation of budgets, hiring forecasts and space needs, identify level of effort for fundraising, cash flow, etc.
  • Develop a process to minimize Foreign Exchange risk.
  • Implement a robust sub-grant/contracts management and monitoring system.
  • Ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Coordinate and liaise with the Finance and Investment Committee of the board of directors; assist with mission based investing of our endowment.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • 12-15 years overall finance and accounting experience with progressive responsibility, especially with exposure to international operations; 7-10 years leading accounting/finance teams.
  • MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • CPA Certification Preferred; Top Tier Accounting Firm experience helpful.
  • Consulting experience, specifically including successful implementation and oversight of organization-wide process improvement and other initiatives.
  • Strong leader, demonstrated ability to develop and keep staff motivated.
  • Strong professional communication and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with senior executives, including members of the board.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Experience with multiple financial systems helpful; suggested systems might include Hyperion, Oracle, Deltek (Costpoint and/or Contributor), and SAP.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, OMB A-122, OMB A-133, FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and technical pronouncements.
  • Superb cross-cultural interpersonal skills with an impressive history of forging strong relationships with multiple stakeholders, strong listening skills, and an ability to relate well to people at all levels.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

STEP-Bio Grant Programme for MSc/MEng/MTech Students in South Africa

Deadline: 9 November 2015

The public/private partnership between the Department of Science and Technology and the South African sugarcane milling industry is currently inviting applications for its SugarCane technology Enabling Programme for Bio-EnergY (STEP-Bio) Programme.

The objectives of the Programme are:

  • Grow significantly the amount of sugarcane processing R&D being conducted in South Africa.
  • Ensure the sugarcane processing R&D conducted is coordinated and aligned with the South African sugarcane processing industry’s strategic objectives.
  • Create a sugarcane biorefinery research unit in KZN (in the region in which the biomass exists), including the necessary research infrastructure, high level human competence i.e. skilled and experienced researchers including appointing expertise at the Research Chair level.
  • Fund R&D projects and post-graduate bursaries aligned with the sugarcane processing industry’s strategic objectives.
  • Enhance R&D capacity and SET excellence.
  • Increase the number of scientists, engineers and technologists with sugarcane. biorefining competence available to join the sugarcane processing and allied industries.
  • Initiate and develop the technology required to establish a technologically advanced agro-processing sugarcane processing industry in South Africa.
  • Promote the development of a network of collaborators both locally and internationally.
  • Generate commercialisable Intellectual Property, and ultimately.
  • Increase the overall competitiveness of the South African sugarcane processing industry which will lead to more sugarcane being grown and the creation of more jobs.

Proposed Sub-projects

Grant funding proposals are invited for MSc, MEng or MTech projects to investigate one of the following sub-projects.

  • Drying the bagasse to 20-35% moisture with minimum use of process energy sources.
  • Drying the bagasse to 20-25% moisture by a catalysed fermentation process.
  • Removing the sand/soil from the bagasse without using large quantities of water.
  • Reducing the bagasse particle size (sub 5 mm) and increasing its uniformity.
  • Separating the pith and fibre fractions prior to pelletising or briquetting to determine if this improves the effectiveness of these processes.
  • Methods for tracking the loss of fuel value.

Funding availability

The Total Fund of the Programme are R 120 000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The call is open to South African citizens and South African permanent residents.
  • To promote equity and redress, preference will be given to appropriately qualified applicants from designated groups, namely black, female and persons with disabilities, so long as such applicants meet the merit review and selection criteria.
  • All applicants must be registered or intending to register at a South African public university for full-time MSc/MEng/MTech studies in South Africa.
  • Preference will be given to proposals from higher education institutions regarded as emerging or previously disadvantaged, as long as proposals meet the merit review and selection criteria.
  • The SMRI and its members, the South African sugarcane processing industry, will have preferential access to any Intellectual Property emanating from the work.
  • Applicants may be required to supply additional supporting information and or to modify their proposals.
  • The approval and continuation of support of projects shall be at the discretion of the STEP Bio Programme Steering Committee, and the Steering Committee shall not be obliged to divulge or justify reasons for any decisions made in respect of project approval or support.
  • It is intended that the proposal submission should be made by the potential supervisor, with details of the potential student, where available. If no student has yet been identified, the awarding of the grant will be conditional on a student being recruited. Preference will be given to proposals where a student has already been identified and has committed to undertake the Masters project.

How to Apply

Applicants must fill the online Proposal available on the website and send it via email.

For more information, please visit STEP-Bio Programme.

Climate and Landscape Analyst at World Resource Institute, Indonesia

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Climate and Landscape Analyst based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Climate and Landscape Analyst will perform the following functions-

  • Lead and assist qualitative and quantitative analyses for research in support of climate and forest landscape restoration projects in Indonesia—including but not limited to:
    • Support GHG emissions and climate policy analysis under the Open Climate Network.
  • Independent assessment of historic GHG emissions 2000-2012 in Indonesia’s land-use sector based on literature review, geospatial analysis, and statistical modelling.
  • Use land-cover data to identify sectoral drivers of land-use emissions (such as mining, agriculture, timber plantations, and urbanization).
  • Project future baseline emissions to 2030 using a robust methodology.
  • identified on the basis of literature review and modified based on assumptions about future changes.
  • Draft and revise content for a WRI publication based on the analysis.
  • Collaborate with WRI colleagues to identify priorities for future analysis.
  • Conducting other desk research and literature reviews.
  • Co-authoring knowledge products (e.g. reports, briefs, data products).
  • Assisting with and/or co-authoring blog posts and other communication documents, including responses to internal and external requests for information.
  • Presenting at internal and external meetings.
  • Liaising with external partners and WRI colleagues across programs and countries.
  • Drafting reports to funders and reviewing financial report for project.
  • Collaborating Reviewing knowledge products written by other researchers.
  • Providing support for proposal writing relevant to the research subjects.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Knowledge of national and international climate and land-use policy.
  • Strong analytical background (e.g., familiarity with GHG projections, expertise in forestry or energy sector, policy formulation, or other related work).
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geography, or related discipline, master’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent geospatial analysis skills, in particular raster-based analysis.
  • Experience with ArcGIS or equivalent required.
  • Extensive knowledge of the literature regarding deforestation tracking and GHG emissions estimation from the land use sector in Indonesia.
  • Strong quantitative and statistical background, including familiarity with common statistical software.
  • Ability to communicate in English (oral and written).
  • Ability to understand, read and write Bahasa Indonesia fluently; native speaker preferred.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

Sustainability Manager at World Resource Institute, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The World Resource Institute (WRI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Sustainability Manager based in Washington DC, USA.

The Sustainability Manager reports to WRI’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer working closely with facilities, communications, conference services, and program staff across all WRI offices.

WRI is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Sustainability Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Lead update process and implementation of WRI’s sustainability strategy:
    • Set broader ESG goals and update existing GHG targets based on lessons learned over the past five years.
    • Develop metrics to track success.
    • Revamp staff engagement to enable greater participation and support of environmental research staff in WRI’s sustainability efforts and change behaviors to meet our goals.
  • Manage cross-organization projects and efforts that identify and support sustainability opportunities, leading to success with WRI’s goals.
  • Manage projects and engagement efforts across WRI to better integrate sustainability into WRI’s decision-making and operations.
  • Act as committee chair of WRI’s volunteer sustainability team – Sustainability Champions.
  • Manage collaboration with international office staff to institute key sustainability efforts globally.
  • Lead collaboration with WRI’s facilities, conference services/events, IT, and communication staff to support a sustainable workplace for staff and events.
  • Lead staff engagement approach to further internalize sustainability efforts.
  • Develop internal communications to engage staff in sustainability efforts.
  • Lead communication strategy for our work including annual Sustainability Report and support internal investigation of integrated reporting – following the Global Reporting Index approach.
  • Manage WRI’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory and other metric collection.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in environmental policy, engineering, public administration, public policy, economics, business, corporate sustainability/responsibility, or related field.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of work experience in fields related to sustainability/ESG.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of work experience in project management with demonstrated ability in project strategy.
  • Strong understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and/or corporate sustainability issues.
  • Outstanding ability to communicate clearly, passionately, and confidently both internally and externally to influence, form networks, and drive change.
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Ability to be flexible with approaches and to think outside the box to solve problems.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, take initiative, and deliver under tight deadlines.
  • Experience with MS-Excel and strong quantitative skills.
  • Experience with completing GHG inventories and other sustainability metric calculations.
  • Experience leading committees and/or staff engagement projects.
  • Experience designing sustainability strategies for NGOs, governments, or corporations.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit WRI.

TdH-NL Call for Proposals: Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCI) in Tanzania

Deadline: 16 November 2015

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs or CSOs) with the required framework to submit full proposals on : Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCI) in Tanzania.

Tackling the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) is an important theme in TdH-NL’s current strategic plan (2011­-2015). As part of its new strategic plan (2016­-2020), TdH-NL plans to increase its support to comprehensive projects addressing (the worst forms of) child labour in Eastern Africa. Initial focus will be on three year projects (2016-2018).

Funding is only granted to national organisations (non INGOs) fully registered in the country of implementation. Any sub granting partners must also be fully registered.

Expected outcomes

This RFP specifically aims to address the following outcomes:

  • Children at risk of the worst forms of child labour and children exploited through the worst forms of labour claim their rights
  • Families and communities protect children children from (the worst forms of) child labour
  • Government protects children from the (worst forms of) child labour by making and adequately implementing laws and policies
  • Law enforcement agencies convict employers of children
  • Civil society organisations protect the rights and best interest of children (specifically children vulnerable to (the worst forms of) child labour)
  • Private sector contributes to the wellbeing of children vulnerable to or victims of (the worst forms of) child labour

Types of activities

Strategies to be considered by applicants should be in line with the 5 P’s strategy of TdH-NL. A minimum of 2 of the 5 P’s should be included in the proposed project. Examples of activities include:

  1. Data collection on the number of children involved in child labour in the areas of operation and exposure of children and pregnant women to mercury.
  2. Establish monitoring systems to assess any changes in the number of children/their work conditions and monitoring of supply chain of gold trade companies.
  3. Identification and withdrawal of children involved in child labour and immediate victim support like academic and vocational education, counselling and health services.
  4. Formation of child support groups/associations of child labourers/demonstrable child participation.
  5. Creation and strengthening of effective anti-child labour partnerships with corporate sector and CSO networks.

Geographical focus

The following areas in Tanzania are eligible for funding: Kahama District, Shinyanga, Tanzania.

Duration and budget

  • The initial planned duration of a project should be 33 months, starting on 1 April 2016. Contracts will be entered into on yearly basis; the first one to cover 9 months (1 April – 31 December 2016).
  • Depending on the project design, the budget ranges from EUR 350,000 to EUR 550,000 for the full duration of 33 months. The budget for the first 9 months should not exceed EUR 140,000 for 2016.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant as well as (if applicable) co-applicants need to be fully registered in the country of implementation i.e. Tanzania
  • Applicant as well as (if applicable) co-applicants need to demonstrate a successful track record in addressing (the worst forms of) child labour in Tanzania.
  • The proposal needs to show a coherent programmatic approach.
  • The budget should be presented as per the required format on the website.
  • The proposed project needs to be based on the Theory of Change with related outcomes.
  • This call is open to organisations to apply independently as well as in a consortium / in partnership (i.e. more than one applicant). If an application is made as a consortium, the applicant should as the consortium lead clearly state how the project will be managed and should indicate a clear role for each partner. The appointment of a consortium coordinator position is recommended, to be included in the management costs.

How to Apply

Send your proposal to Terre des Hommes via email with subject heading: Combating WFCL Project Proposal [+ name of (lead) applicant]. Include all required attachments / annexes available on the website.

For more information, please visit the official website of Terre des Hommes.

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