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2015 Calls Results: The European Commission has selected 8 medium-scale and 8 small-scale projects to be awarded grants!

A total of 29 projects were received in the latest call for medium-grant proposals that focused on the Caribbean and Pacific regions. The call for small-grant proposals focused on South Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Polar/Subpolar and received 20 projects. The projects were supported by a truly wide array of stakeholders, ranging from regional organisations and NGOs to local research institutions, local NGOs and governments.


Launch of BEST 2.0 call for proposals

The first call for proposals under the BEST 2.0 Programme supported by the European Commission DG DEVCO has been launched on 14 September 2015. Proposals to fund projects that promote the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services it supports, as a basis for sustainable development, in EU Overseas Countries and Territories can now be submitted through the BEST 2.0 Programme portal.
This first call is open to applications for small grants for the Indian Ocean, Polar/Subpolar and South Atlantic regions and medium grants for the Caribbean and Pacific regions.