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.
Opening period: September 6th - October 6th, 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.
- 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.