Grant proposals requested for agroforestry, sustainable rangeland and crop management projects

Grant proposals requested for agroforestry, sustainable rangeland and crop management projects
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The Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Forestry has called for grant proposals from registered entities for investment in agroforestry, sustainable rangeland and crop management and nature-based enterprises.
The programme, launched in July 2020, is designed to promote an integrated landscape management approach that assimilates key agricultural and forest landscapes sustainable practices.
This, the ministry believes, will reduce poverty through sustainable nature-based livelihoods, protecting and restoring forests to absorb carbon dioxide, and promoting land degradation neutrality (LDN).
The project supports the implementation of unique integrated and sustainable landscape management approaches in five focal landscapes namely Omaoipanga, Ruacana, Okongo, Nkulivere, and the Zambezi Region.
The project is designed to benefit more than 20 000 beneficiaries, 50% of which will be women.
Proposals should be forwarded to the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) before 18 February.
The project is being carried out in partnership with the EIF and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).