GEF SGP GHANA 2017 Call for proposals

Apr 5, 2017

The UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) in Ghana has received core funds under the GEF-6 to implement the country programme strategy. Accordingly, the GEF/SGP announces the 2017 "call for proposals" to award small grants of up to US$50,000 to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and community groups for the most innovative initiatives in the following focal areas:

(i) Enhancing sustainable forest and agroforest landscape management for biodiversity conservation.

(ii) Innovative agro-ecology models and mechanisms for conservation of carbon stocks in the forest and savannah land use.

(iii) Improving governance of land management decisions and secured ecosystem.

(iv) Reduction of GHG emissions in agriculture through Climate Smart Agriculture.

(v) Waste and Chemicals Management.

(vi) Capacity development and knowledge management.

Eligibility: Applicants must be

  • local non-governmental or non-profit organizations with valid Registrar Generals Department and Department of Social Welfare certificates; or
  • Community/farmer-based organizations/groups registered/recognized by the relevant District Assemblies, and demonstrate the capacity to organize, design, prepare, manage, and implement projects directly;
  • residing and/or operating within the Black Volta Basin of Ghana (namely Bole; Banda, Jaman North and Tain Districts). CSOs outside this georgraphic area must show evidence of collaboration with local community groups/organizations.

Time Framework:

Call for proposals are opened from the date of this advertisement till ending May 2017. Applications would be processed as and when they are received and successful applicants would be notified.

For full details concerning eligibility criteria, preferred bio-geographic areas, guidelines for applications, and application forms, please send e-mails to; copied to or write directly to The National Coordinator, UNDP GEF-SGP, Box 1423, Accra. Detail information about GEF-SGP call for proposal  could be seen from:

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