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11.1.

2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 7/7

III
(Notices)

COMMISSION

CALL FOR PROPOSALS


SCRE/111699/C/G

for the Tropical forests and other forests in developing countries programme and the
Environment in developing countries programme
(2001/C 7/06)

1. Publication reference (a) Minimum grant for a project: EUR 500 000;

SCRE/111699/C/G.
(b) Maximum proportion of project costs to be covered
2. Programme and financing source by Community funding: 80 %.

— Tropical forests and other forests in developing


countries, budget line, 6. Maximum number of grants to be awarded

— Tropical forests and other forests in developing


— Environment in developing countries, budget line. countries: maximum 70 projects.

3. Nature of activities, geographical area and project


duration — Environment in developing countries: maximum 18
projects.
(a) The two programmes are funding instruments focusing
on innovative actions. The priorities for project
proposals are listed in section 1.2 of the guidelines 7. Eligibility: who may apply
for applicants.
Applicants must:
(b) Geographical area: proposals must concern one or
more developing countries. — be non-profit-making,

(c) Project duration: minimum 18 months and maximum


60 months. — be intergovernmental organisations, national, regional
or local authorities, public sector operators, organi-
sations from the private sector and civil society,
For details, see the Guidelines for applicants referred to in associations representing local people (in particular
point 11. forest dependent people or indigenous peoples),

4. Overall amount available for this call for proposals


— be directly responsible for the preparation and
— Tropical forests and other forests in developing management of the project, not acting as an inter-
countries: EUR 35 million. mediary.

— Environment in developing countries: EUR 9 million.


8. Award criteria
5. Maximum and minimum grant amounts For details, see section 2.3 of the guidelines for applicants
mentioned in point 11.
— Tropical forests and other forests in developing
countries:
9. Application format and details to be provided
(a) Minimum grant for a project: EUR 500 000;
Applications must be submitted using the standard
application form attached to the guidelines for applicants
(b) Maximum proportion of project costs to be covered mentioned in point 11, whose format and instructions
by Community funding: 80 %. must be strictly observed. For each application, one
signed original and five copies must be supplied by
— Environment in developing countries: the applicant.
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10. Deadline for applications http://europa.eu.int/comm/scr/tender/index_en.htm

The deadline for reception of applications is 27 March


2001, 16h00 hours. Any questions regarding this call for proposals should be
sent by e-mail (including the publication reference of this
Any application received by the European Commission call for proposals shown in point 1 to:
after this deadline will not be considered.
claudine.delvoye@cec.eu.int
11. Detailed information
Detailed information on this call for proposals is contained Applicants are encouraged to consult the above Internet
in the guidelines for applicants, which are published web page regularly before the deadline for applications
together with this notice on the Internet Website of the since the Commission will publish the most frequently
SCR: asked questions and the corresponding replies.