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Blue Action Fund: Call for Proposals

Gabriel Barathieu | Ocean Image Bak

Blue Action Fund has announced a new open Call for Proposals that launched on 15th April. This Call will focus on Africa’s Atlantic Coast covering the following countries:

Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, The Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Namibia, South Africa (Atlantic Coast).

Blue Action Fund seeks to support projects that result in newly established or better managed marine protected areas (MPAs) as well as enhanced livelihood conditions in coastal communities.

With this Call, Blue Action Fund anticipates to fund projects with a total volume of approximately EUR 15 million. If you would like to apply for this Call, please submit your Concept Note to us by 16 July 2021. More details can be found at

Please ensure that you use the most recent version of our Concept Note Template and carefully read Blue Action Fund’s Grant Procedures Manual, the Environmental and Social Management System Guide as well as other supporting documents, which provide detailed information about our funding objectives and requirements – all these documents can be downloaded from

For those applicants who have not been previously awarded with a Blue Action Fund grant, there is a Question-and-Answer Session via Zoom on 5 May 2021, 2-4pm (CEST). Please register by 30 April 2021 via [email protected].


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