Green Fund South Africa opens 2nd call for proposals
The Green Fund is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for research and policy development projects on themes that advance green economy policy objectives in South Africa.
Applicants can investigate sector-specific issues in Windows currently funded by the Green Fund namely Green Cities and Towns; the Low Carbon Economy and Environmental and Natural Resource Management. The Fund is also considering research projects which explore innovative technological, institutional or financial products, instruments and/or frameworks that will advance policy objectives in the green economy sector. In 2012, the Green Fund received 590 project development applications when it made a call for funding applications. This research call builds upon the earlier process and aims to expand the learning required for transitioning to a Green Economy in South Africa.
Research projects need to be initiated and completed between June 2013 and ending no later than December 2014. The Green Fund will consider research projects from R 500 000 to R 5 million. Research proposals must be submitted before 12h00 on 28 March 2013.