The Call in Colombia seeks to conserve, protect and manage sites of exceptional biodiversity value in the long term, filling gaps in protection for birds in regional public protected areas, private protected areas and area-based Other Effective Conservation Measures (OMEC). The call will also consider proposals for expanding existing protected areas and strengthening the management plans of these areas.h
High-Profile Conservation Partnership Includes National Audubon Society, BirdLife International, American Bird Conservancy and RedLAC members.
The eligible applicants to participate are: i) National non-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) dedicated to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development; ii) Community-based organizations (e.g., peasant associations, indigenous reserves, community councils, ethnic organizations) with a formal degree of association; iii) Organizations governed by private law and with work and experience in biodiversity conservation in one of its modalities. iii) Organizations governed by private law and with work and experience in biodiversity conservation in any of its modalities of land management; iv) Organizations that at the opening date of the profile phase of this call are registered with the National Natural Parks System (SPNN) as Articulating Organizations (Resolution 0207 of 2007 of the SPNN); v) Temporary unions between any of the above.
The call for proposals contemplates two investment priorities: i) The creation of new regional, municipal, ethnic territory (ICCA) or private protected areas in priority areas for birds, and the design of their management and sustainability plans; ii) The expansion of existing subnational protected areas (regional, municipal, ICCA or private) in priority areas for birds, and the strengthening of their management and sustainability plans.
October 10th to November 16th, 2022Fondo Accion website