Call for Proposals Launched for EU Overseas Countries and Territories in 5 Regions

20 March 2017

Today, the BEST 2.0 Programme has launched a call for proposals for small-scale projects on-the-ground in the 25 EU Overseas Countries and Territories located in five regions - Caribbean, Pacific, South Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Polar/sub-polar.

Projects supporting the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of ecosystem services, including ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation are eligible for funding. Two types of grant are available depending on the amount of funding requested.

The call is based on a 2-step process involving firstly the submission of a concept note. Applicants that pass the first stage will then be invited to submit a full proposal.

The deadline for the submission of concept notes is 14th April 2017 at 23:59 (Brussels date and time).

Potential applicants should refer to the Small Grants Guidelines for Applicants to check their eligibility before applying for a grant.