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The Ramsar Convention’s International Grants Fund 2011

Grants for individuals, government agencies, and NGO for carrying out for small-scale projects in the field of conservation and wise use of wetland resources, with a strong human and social dimension

Study Subject:The Convention and to support the conservation and wise use of wetland resources, with a strong human and social dimension.
Employer: Ramsar Convention’s on Wetlands
Level:individuals, government agencies, and NGOs
Scholarship Description:The Ramsar Small Grants Fund (SGF) was established in 1990 as a mechanism to assist developing countries and those with economies in transition in implementing the Convention and to support the conservation and wise use of wetland resources, with a strong human and social dimension. From 1991 to 2009 the Fund has provided a total of 7.7 million Swiss Francs to 234 projects from 108 countries, providing up to 40,000 Swiss Francs (about US$40,000) per project.

Each year a rigorous evaluation procedure is carried out by the Ramsar Secretariat to assess the project proposals according to the strength of the project design, their relevance to the Convention’s objectives, and the capacity of the proponents to complete the project successfully.

Scholarship Application Deadline
:30 April 2011

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