Summary of Award Opportunity
The African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is a specialized
technical office reporting to the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the AU
Commission. The Institution is mandated to support and coordinate the improvement of Animal
Resources (livestock, fisheries and wildlife) as a resource for human well-being in the member
states of the African Union and contribute to economic development, particularly in rural areas.
In the framework of the implementation of the EU funded project on “Strengthening the
Capacity of African Countries to Conservation and Sustainable Utilisation of African Animal
Genetic Resources”, which supports the implementation of the Global Plan of Action (GPA) for
Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR) in Africa, in line with its current strategy AU-IBAR plan to
support livestock breeders association on the continent.
In order to efficiently target the most indicated livestock Farmers/Breeders Associations for its
financial support toward the implementation of their activities, the project proposed to send out
Calls for proposals which will lead to awards of Grants.
The following call for proposals is composed of six sections:
The first describe the award as well as the framework in which it is availed,
The second provides the necessary information on the award among which
the total available funds and the possible amounts of the awards.
The third refers to the eligibility conditions while the fourth provides the
methodology to apply.
The last 2 sections focus respectively on the analysis of the applications and
the provision of support or guiding information to ease application.
Contracting Authority: African Union – Interafrican Bureau for
Strengthening the Capacity of African Countries to Conservation
and Sustainable Utilisation of African Animal Genetic Resources
for call for proposals
Contribution Agreement No: DCI-MULTI 2011/280-158
Reference: Call for Expression of interest 001
Deadline for submission of requests:
31 st August 2015