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The Czech-UNDP Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals Project aim to respond to the development challenges by transferring Czech expertise and innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries. (https://undp.cz/)
The objective of the Challenge fund: Czech solutions for SDGs is to facilitate transfer of Czech know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia and contribute to the achievement of SDGs.
The eligible applicants include Czech private sector, NGOs, universities, state institutions or research centers. The applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions and to promote sustainability and scalability of the solution.
All the details regarding the background of the call, criteria for selection and evaluation could be found in the call for proposals and its attachments.
Locality: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sustainable growth: with focus on circular economy, green economy, technology and sustainable tourism, sustainable agriculture.
Good governance: waste management; exit single-use plastics; air pollution; renewables, green procurement.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Green economy, access to renewable, affordable and clean energy
Jobs and livehoods
Support to small and medium enterprises
Jobs and livelihoods
Human security and community resilience
Disaster risk reduction and environmental protection
Kingdom of Cambodia
Expanding economic opportunities, Private sector development and employment.
Revitalizing agriculture; Climate change, natural resources management
Good governance - environmental sustainability, deforestation and degradation, sustainable living
Republic of Moldova
Good governance: energy efficiency, waste management
Sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth, sustainable green cities
Climate change, environmental sustainability and resilience
Republic of Zambia
Climate change adaptation and mitigation
Nature Resources management and Renewable energy
Good governance and local development
Agriculture and rural development
Expected date of contract start: August 2020
Expected length of contract: up to 1 year
Estimated prize: Ranging between US$20,000 and US$40,000, the applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project
The application must be submitted via online application system (https://undp.cz/challenge-fund/challenge-application/) on the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs website by 30 June, 2020, Istanbul Time 23.59 (GMT +3).