(ICRI) Call for proposals – 2nd UNEP/ICRI small grants programme 2021

Applications are now open to the 2nd UNEP/ICRI small grants programme 2021 to support the conservation and restoration of coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass.

The small grants programme is a joint initiative of the UNEP Coral Reef
Unit and the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) that builds on the
success of the first small grants programme from
2017: https://www.icriforum.org/icri-un-environment-small-grants-programme.

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This grants programme is aimed at protecting and restoring coastal
marine ecosystems and is open to governments, NGOs and community
groups, for projects implemented in developing countries, least developed
countries and small island developing states.
Grants up to USD 80,000 will be awarded to projects aimed at protecting
and restoring coastal marine ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on
payment for ecosystem services, ecosystem restoration, blue carbon, marine protected areas, locally managed marine areas and action on
UNEP’s strategic pillars climate stability, living in harmony with nature and
a pollution-free planet.
Examples of activities that would qualify for this grant include, inter alia:
Community-based ecosystem restoration;
Development, management and sustainable financing of locally
managed marine areas or
marine protected areas;
Community-based blue carbon projects;
Co-management of marine resources through public and private
Payment for coastal ecosystem services projects;
Mainstreaming of gender in coastal ecosystem management
Important dates
1 March 2021: Announcement / Call for concept notes
31 March 2021: Closing date for submission of concept notes
15 April 2021: Invitation for submission of full proposals
15 May 2021: Submission of full proposals
31 May 2021: Notification of successful recipients

For more information and application

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Cuba, La Habana. Investigador del Centro de Investigaciones Pesqueras, doctor en Ciencias en el Uso, Manejo y Preservación de los Recursos, y maestro en Ciencias del Agua.

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