CEPF launches two new calls for proposals in Indo-Burma hotspot

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has launched a call for proposals for projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and parts of Southern China. A separate call for proposals for projects in Myanmar has also been issued simultaneously. 

Bamboo Alley Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden in Lao PDR

CEPF is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems. Since 2013, IUCN, the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-Conservation Network and the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden have represented CEPF in the Indo-Burma hotspot as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT), to date awarding 129 grants to civil society organizations, with a total value of over $11 million.

The latest calls for proposals are open to non-government organisations, community groups, Indigenous People’s organizations, women’s groups, private companies and other civil society organisations in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and parts of Southern China, and Myanmar, respectively.

Details can be found in the call documents under the Downloads section of this page.

The deadline for submission of Letters of Inquiry (LoIs) is Friday 19 May 2017.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see here.

CEPF Regional Implementation Team 
IUCN Asia Regional Office 
63 Sukhumvit 39 Soi Phrompong, Sukhumvit Road 
Wattana, Klongton-Nua, Bangkok, Thailand

Email:    [email protected] 
Tel:        +844 3726 157/6. Ext. 116
Fax:       +844 3726 1561


Founded in 2000, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems by providing grants for organisations to help protect biodiversity hotspots, Earth’s most biologically rich yet threatened areas. CEPF is a joint initiative of l'Agence Française de DéveloppementConservation International (IUCN Member), the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan (IUCN State Member), the MacArthur Foundation and the World Bank.

IUCN is leading the second phase of CEPF's work in the Indo-Burma hotspot, working together with the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) to form the CEPF Regional Implementation Team (RIT).

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