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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Open Call for Proposals

The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions for the implementation of the GMES & Africa Support Programme with the following specific objectives:
  • Consolidating, extending and developing applications for the Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services to adequately provide information to policymakers, scientists, businesses and the public on real time basis,
  • Strengthening regional and national capacities to generate and apply EO-based and in-situ information for Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services,
  • Raising public awareness on the critical role of Earth Observation in sustainable development; and
  • Developing a framework for promoting intra-African collaboration and open access to data for Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services.

The material for applying (full Guidelines for Applicants, Application form and other supporting documents) comprises:

  • Annex A - Grant Application Form.doc (716 KB, DOC)
  • Annex B - Logical Framework .xls (41 KB, XLS)
  • Annex C1 - Legal Entity Sheet - Private.doc (65 KB, DOC)
  • Annex C2 - Legal Entity Sheet - Public.doc (66 KB, DOC)
  • Annex D - Financial Identification Form.doc (55 KB, DOC)
  • Annex E - Grant Contract - Special conditions.docx (50 KB, DOC)
  • Annex I - Description of Action.doc (40 KB, DOC)
  • Annex II - General Conditions  of the Grant Contracts.docx (90 KB, DOC)
  • Annex III - Budget for the action.xls (105 KB, XLS)
  • Annex IV - Procurement procedures.doc (95 KB, DOC)
  • Annex V - Request for payment.doc (55 KB, DOC)
  • Annex VI-a - Interim Narrative Report.doc (80 KB, DOC)
  • Annex VI-b - Final Narrative Report.doc (68 KB, DOC)
  • Annex VI-c - Financial Report.xls (82 KB, XLS)
  • Annex VII - Expenditure Verification.doc (180 KB, DOC)
  • Annex VIII - Financial Guarantee.doc (57 KB, DOC)
  • Call-for-Proposal-GMES&Africa.docx (177 KB, DOC)
  • Guidelines.docx (106 KB, DOC)


This material is available for downloading by clicking here.

This material is also available for downloading from the Internet site  http://www.au.int/gmesafrica/2017call

The deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, August, 21  2017 at 17:00 hours, Addis Ababa time (GMT + 3).


The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (GMES & Africa), is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission and the European Union, geared towards addressing the growing needs of African countries to access and use Earth Observation (EO) data for the implementation of sustainable development policies on the continent. The programme will promote a more sustainable management of natural resources by improving decision making process through the provision of additional pertinent information, and improve African policy-makers' and planners' capacities to design, implement, and monitor national, regional and continental policies, whilst promoting the sustainable management of natural resources through the use of EO data and derived information.

Our mailing address is: GMES@AFRICA-UNION.ORG 
More information on the Programme: HTTP://GMES4AFRICA.BLOGSPOT.COM 

10 comments:

  1. Fantastic idea4 for sustainable natural resources management

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  2. Thanks for your comment, Mary.
    For our records, do you have something to add, and or ideas of application you could have?

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  4. Hello,

    I think this is such a great initiative and opportunity for the African Union, I am currently looking for information about the programme, any news ?

    Thank you

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  5. Yes. The awarding of the successful proposals. Will happen in Abidjan, next 28th of November.

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