The FAO FLEGT Programme launches a new call for concept notes in VPA countries

The FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organisations in timber-producing countries engaged in Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) with the EU.

The community of Punan Mahkam in Berau District, Indonesia, is planting Aquilaria trees by FAO, Edy Subahani

Grants up to USD 110 000 are available through the Programme to support ongoing VPA processes in targeted countries. The selection of proposals will be done through two phases. In the first phase, all eligible applicants are invited to submit concept notes. In the second phase, proponents of selected concept notes will be asked to submit full project proposals.

Deadline: 15 September 2016

For more information please visit the Call for Proposals page or download the official announcement here.