EEP Southern and East Africa Issues Call for Project Proposals DEADLINE: April 25, 2016
by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest) In South Africa, the Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP S&EA) is seeking high-quality applications for projects in the two regions that can contribute to the reduction of poverty by promoting inclusive and job-creating green economy and by improving energy security while mitigating global climate change. EEP is jointly funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (lead donor), the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) while the EEP Coordination Office (ECO) is hosted by KPMG.
The partnership supports projects in Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Deadline for the submissions is April 25th, 2016 at 10h00 (South African time, GMT +2)
The applications for both windows are sought in two stages: 1) first application stage (current stage), based on which successfully ranked applicants are invited to submit 2) second application stage, the final project proposals.
First stage applications will be screened in terms of key criteria, including of the following types: a) technical scope b) business idea c) development impacts and climate change mitigations d) finance and capacity of the applicant and e) regional aspects. READ MORE and MORE (EEP Africa)