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Title: Agro Biodiversity and Food Systems
Donor Agency: Stockholm Environment Institute - SEI Asia
Themes & Interventions: Environment
For More Information Visit: https://cdn.sei.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/call-for-concept-notes-agrobiodiversity.pdf
Max. Budget: SEK 450,000 (approximately USD 45,000)
SEI Asia, with support from the Swedish government (SIDA), launched the Strategic Collaborative Fund Phase 2 (SCF2) programme in 2018 to enhance the current 2030 Agenda efforts in Asia and the Pacific.
SCF2 aims to foster regional cooperation and policy dialogue for sustainable development and environmental sustainability, through capacity building, knowledge sharing and increased collaboration.
SCF2 welcomes concept notes for regional strategic events in Asia, specifically in South and Southeast Asia that highlight the advancement of environmental sustainability, gender equality, human rights and poverty reduction.
The following SDG goals and Aichi Targets are directly linked with agrobiodiversity and food systems:
Harnessing the Benefits of Agrobiodiversity to Build Sustainable and Inclusive Food Systems
A maximum of SEK 450,000 (approximately USD 45,000) will be awarded per grant. The grants can fund one or more events in their entirety or provide supplemental funding to already confirmed co-funded event(s). The delivery period of event organization and impact monitoring must be within the timeframe of one year.
Regional Strategic Collaboration
The thematic call aims to support activities, events, and processes that help achieve the transition towards sustainable and inclusive food systems by fostering regional partnerships around the interlinked themes of biodiversity, climate change, gender, human rights, and well-being in the Asian context. The event expected to influence policies to increase agrobiodiversity implementation through various levers, such as governance, economic and financial measures, individual and collective action, science and technology. The types of initiatives could include, but not limited to:
The successful event proposal will meet the following criteria:
The following can apply for the grant:
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