Wednesday, April 16, 2008

2008 Call for proposals for the Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility

Please find below information for funding indigenous projects/activities from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Please get in touch directly with the Ms. Corpone, the Coordinator of the Fund for additional information and application.

********************The International Fund for Agricultural Development is inviting indigenous peoples' organizations and communities, and organizations that work with them, to apply for grants that fund micro projects and partnerships to promote the development of indigenous peoples and their unique cultural identity. Grants ranging from US$10,000 to US$30,000 will be awarded to applicants from IFAD's developing Member States through the Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility. You can find more information on application requirements and an application form at You can e-mail or mail your application to IFAD. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2008. IFAD will not accept applications after that date. E-mail your application to Mail your application to: Antonella Cordone Coordinator for Indigenous and Tribal Issues Policy Division International Fund for Agricultural Development Via del Serafico, 107 00142 Rome Italy A board made up primarily of indigenous members will work with IFAD staff to consider the proposals and make recommendations.

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