[Funding opportunity] "Stepping up IFAD’s gender transformative agenda - Women’s land rights initiative"

Dear friends,

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has an open call for proposals for a project related with women’s land rights. Here some information:

This call for proposals is to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive a three-year IFAD grant financing to implement the project: Stepping up IFAD’s gender transformative agenda - Women’s land rights (WLR) initiative, for a total amount of up to US$3 million.

The recipient can be an inter-governmental organization (including UN agencies and CGIAR centres), a civil society organization (including NGOs), an academic/research institution or a private sector entity. In the case of a consortium, an organization can join more than one consortium but can be leading only in one of them. The recipient must demonstrate a strong focus, experience and expertise in working on WLR in rural settings.

The selected organization or consortium must have:

  • Practical experience in working on WLR in rural settings
  • Experience in knowledge management and sharing
  • Experience in managing donor-funded initiatives of at least US$1 million
  • Physical presence or close network to ensure wide geographical coverage

While no upper limit is set, the applicant must ensure a minimum counterpart contribution of US$500,000.

Deadline to receive proposals is 2 March 2020, 23:59 hours CEST.

You can find more information and related needed documents at IFAD’s website.