The French Global Environment Facility (FFEM) has launched a third phase of the Small-Scaled Initiatives Program (SSIP) for the 2011-2013 period. This program aims at strengthening the civil society contribution of Central and Western African countries,Madagascar to the conservation of the world Environment by funding local projects.
SSIP reaches the following goals:
Execution of biodiversity conservation and fight against climate change field-based projects implemented by the civil society of Western and Central Africa,Madagascar,Building civil society capacity in technical knowledge for implementing, managing and monitoring the projects, and in terms of technical skills related to these projectsStrengthening a monitoring network of small projects in Central and Western African countries,Building civil society organisations capacity so that they can have some influence on the environmental choices in their respective countriesSharing, promoting and networking civil society experiences.
The eligible themes concern biodiversity protection and the fight against climate change, along with the improvement of local populations living standards.
Focal countries and non-focal countries
Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo,
Other countries of Western and Central Africa
Deadline for sending pre-proposal forms: 15th of January 2013Deadline for sending complete proposals: 20th of April 2013
See on www.ffem.fr