Mangroves for the Future (MFF)
Investing in Coastal Ecosystems
Small Grants Facility Cycle III
Call for Project Concepts
The Mangroves for the Future (MFF) programme is a regional initiative operating in nine countries of Asia Region including Pakistan. MFF-Pakistan invites project concepts from non-government, private sector, community based organisations and academic and scientific institutions to address the coastal ecosystem issues in identified priority coastal areas in provinces of Sindh ( Badin, Keti Bundar, Kharo Chann, Karachi) and Balochistan (Miani Hor, Kalmat Khor) through small scale and short-term (to be completed within one year) interventions.The grant sizes range between US$10000–25000. The grant applications beyond US$10000 will only be considered if these are implemented by two or more partner organizations, with a lead partner clearly indicated.
The SGF will support activities that results in improved social and ecological resilience of local communities through sustainable management of coastal resources and reduced community vulnerabilities to disaster risks. SGF projects should particularly ensure the participation of women and other disadvantaged groups.The proposal should focus on the following priority thematic areas identified within each of the above mentioned geographical priority areas.
The proposals should strictly follow the revised guidelines for small grant proposals formulation which include eligibility criteria and geographic and thematic priorities. The revised guidelines can be obtained from MFF Pakistan Secretariat through the e-mails given below or downloaded directly from MFF Pakistan website http://mangrovesforthefuture.org
The proposal concepts should reach to MFF-Pakistan Secretariat by July 26, 2013, through e-mail or on the following address: IUCN-Pakistan, Country Office, 1 Bath Island Road, Clifton,