Call for Proposals from India, Bhutan and Nepal

We are excited to share with you a call for proposals, which is a unique and impactful partnership opportunity to scale up agroecology in the Himalayas.

Application procedures

Opening period: September 6th - October 13th, 2023

Objective: We are actively seeking partners to join us in our project aimed at empowering local stakeholders in the Himalayas (India, Nepal, and Bhutan) to play a substantial role in shaping policy environments that support agroecology-based food systems.

Project Overview: This initiative is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Spearheaded by the World Future Council and IFOAM-Organics International, the project commenced in May 2023 and lasts 48 months. From December 2023 to December 2026, substantial funding  (500,000 EUR), will be allocated to partnering agreements.

Project Goals:

  • Scale up Agroecology: Promote sustainable food systems and policies.
  • Empower Local Stakeholders: Enhance engagement in food policy.
  • Advance Agroecology: Boost support for agroecology regionally and globally.

Geographic focus: Project activities are focused on India and on the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) – focus on Sikkim, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and/or Nagaland -, as well as, on Nepal and Bhutan.

How to apply: Detailed application procedures and criteria can be found in the attachments below. Kindly use the template provided. If you plan to apply, kindly briefly inform Ingrid Fritsche and Xhona Hysa.

Use this template

Application procedures