Call for USAID's Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation Activity with MoEFCC

The Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India is facilitating the USAID’s Funding opportunity (visit here) that aims at enhancing the management of ecological landscapes for biodiversity conservation, human well-being, and climate benefits, contributing to reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved carbon sequestration, and enhanced environmental benefits for the country.

The United States Agency for International Development through its Mission in India (USAID/India) is seeking Concept Papers for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified organizations to implement the Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation Activity.  The purpose of the Strengthening Landscape Management and Conservation Activity is to work in concert with the Government of India (GoI) to enhance the management of ecological landscapes for biodiversity conservation, human well-being, and climate benefits, contributing to reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved carbon sequestration, and enhanced environmental benefits for the country. 

Through this activity, USAID/India, and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will strengthen management practices in targeted landscapes by:

(1) Improving the management of protected areas and their corridors for wildlife conservation and other ecological benefits
(2) Improving inclusive livelihoods from ecosystem services, and
(3) Strengthening the conditions for institutionalizing landscape conservation

The Estimated Total Program Funding: $20,000,000

Eligibility:

Find details on eligibility here.

Note: It is the responsibility of the applicant to regularly check the website to ensure they have the latest information about this notice of funding opportunity and to ensure that the NOFO has been received from the internet in its entirety.

If you have difficulty registering on www.grants.gov or accessing the NOFO, please contact the Grants.gov Helpdesk at 1-800-518- 4726 or via email at support@grants.gov for technical assistance.

USAID India will also be hosting a virtual pre-application conference to provide potential applicants with a better understanding of the NOFO requirements.

The details of the conference are as follows:

Date: August 19, 2022 

Time: 8 am to 10 am IST

Participation is limited to only two persons per organization. USAID encourages all interested participants to attend. RSVP by August 17, 2022, to Mr. Ashaki Guyton-Blanton at aguyton-blanton@usaid.gov to obtain a link to attend the conference.

For detailed NOFO document, Click here

topbutton

Back to Top