Small Grants programme announced by IUCN Netherlands Committee
(posted to the Ramsar Forum, 17 January 2001)
Subject: Small Grants for Wetlands Programme
Dear Forum Members,
Please let me inform you that the Netherlands Committee for IUCN is now managing the Small Grants for Wetlands Programme (SWP). With this fund we can financially support projects in the field of conservation and sustainable use of wetlands that are executed by small NGOs in the following 26 countries:
Africa: Benin, Cape Verde, Ghana, Mali, Mozambique and Senegal;
Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam;
Europe: FYR Macedonia;
Latin America: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru;
Middle East: Egypt, Yemen and Palestinian territories.
If you wish to receive the English version of the criteria and the format for submitting proposals please let me know. The criteria and format are being translated into French, Spanish and Portuguese at the moment and will be available soon. From World Wetlands Day, the 2nd of February, you can also find these document at our website: www.wetlands.nl .
The French, Portuguese and Spanish translations are being produced at the moment. If you are interested in these please let me know.
We would appreciate it if you could distribute this information among organisations that might be interested in our fund or if you could refer such organisations to us.
Thank you very much in advance. Best regards,
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