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CALL FOR PROPOSALS Background UNDP in collaboration with the Vice President’s Office (VPO) intends to support Community Based Adaptation Initiatives, which aims at combating the adverse effects of Climate Change at the local level. Supported activities should as much as possible strive to enhance linkages for achieving more sustainable peoples’ livelihoods and increased long-term Climate Change resilience. Priority will be given to focal areas that are highlighted in the National Adaptation Program of Action (NAPA), which includes agriculture and household food security, water availability and management of rangelands. Activities focusing on women empowerment for management of Climate Change impacts will also be given priority. Initially, this project will cover three districts of Longido, Bahi and Iringa rural. Call for Proposals Proposals are therefore invited from NGOs, CBOs and FBOs for Community Based Adaptation projects in the districts of Longido, Bahi and Iringa rural. Proposals may include but not limited to projects, which focus on:       

Empowering women to manage Climate Change impacts Reducing vulnerabilities and increasing long-term Climate Change resilience at the local level Promoting wider use of indigenous knowledge in addressing the impacts of Climate Change Strengthening the capacity of farmers and pastoralists in coping with the effects of Climate Change Addressing drivers of deforestation and forest degradation through community based initiatives Supporting Youths and School children on environmental management and sustainable development Community water projects and conservation of water sources

Additional attributes - Each proposal must demonstrate the following attributes:     

Display innovation and creativity Partnerships with relevant Local Government Departments Show linkages with ongoing initiatives Present co-financing and sustainability arrangements Applicants must include registration certificates, post registration experience, proven technical and project management capacity

Project Budget and Submission Budget for project proposals should be presented in Tanzanian Shillings and should not exceed equivalent of US$ 150,000 Proposals should be submitted in hard copy, by mail or hand delivered to the designated office below by Monday 22nd July 2013. Only short-listed proposals will be acknowledged. Country Director UNDP Country Office Box 9182 Dar Es Salaam Attn Small Grants Programme Email:

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