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OT4D Albania | Applications open for the Scaling-Up Organic Fund

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The Organic Trade 4 Development Program (OT4D) is launching the Scaling-Up Organic Fund (SUOF) to co-finance relevant, impact enhancing activities with a potential to generate significant added value to the program’s objectives and into the local organic markets. 

Are you currently leading an organic local activity in Albania? Read the information below and apply by 11th September. 

The Scaling-Up Organic Fund (SUOF) is part of the Organic Trade 4 Development Program (OT4D), which is funded by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and managed by IFOAM-Organics International, together with the consortium Helvetas-FiBL and with the support of the local implementing partners.

The SUOF is an internal project funding scheme designed to co-finance relevant, impact enhancing, activities with a potential to generate significant added value to the program’s objectives and into the local organic markets. It is designed to support existing organic initiatives in the local organic markets in Albania.

The available funds will be allocated to existing businesses that submit proposals with the best outcomes for the sustainable development of the local organic sector in Albania with a focus on the following bottlenecks:

  • Access to the local market,
  • Value chain(s) development,
  • Service provision (organic inputs, technical assistance, etc),

If you are interested in finding out more about this funding scheme and how your Albanian initiative can be supported, apply by September 11th, 2022. Information on the selection criteria and availability of funds is provided in your local language and can be submitted either via online application (English or Albanian) or send all documents via email to ot4d@ifoam.bio.

 

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