IDB provides $125 Million to improve Drinking Water and Sanitation Services in Haiti

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will provide $125 million grant for the water, sanitation and hygiene project in urban, periurban and rural areas in Haiti’s northernmost region. The project’s main goal is to improve living conditions in Haiti’s Big North through a series of steps. These include strengthening the sector’s regulations as well as the… [Read More]

Germany announces new Grant worth 10 Million Euro

The Government of Germany’s development bank, KfW, has announced a new grant worth 10 million Euro to fund fund a school maintenance project, providing valuable opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees. KfW’s Country Director for Jordan, Mr. Christian Schaub said, “This new project complements our joint activities with the Government of Jordan and… [Read More]

World Bank funds $500 Million to Bangladesh for Dairy, Livestock Productivity

The funding worth $500 million has been approved by the World Bank  to improve livestock and dairy production in Bangladesh to meet the growing demand for egg, meat and milk and thereby improve the nutritional intake of its citizens. The project aims to provide at least two million people with food safety information through training,… [Read More]

NGOs and Environmental Activists join hands to support Malaysian Government’s decision to remove Radioactive Waste

Several environmental activists and NGOs have teamed up in support of the Malaysian government’s move to impose new conditions on the Lynas rare- the Australian company operating a rare earth elements processing plant on the country’s east coast earths plant in Pahang. In backing the move by Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo… [Read More]

Role of Indian NGOs in Human Rights Protection

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December with the aim of protecting rights of human beings and to widespread the knowledge of human rights. The 2018 theme of UNIDOP is “Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions”,which reaffirms the commitment to promote the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms… [Read More]

NFWF awarded Grants to support Sustainable Fisheries in Six U.S. States

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced grants worth $521,833 to support sustainable fisheries through fishermen and community-led projects in California, Florida, Louisiana, Alaska, Massachusetts and Hawaii. The grants will generate $780,287 in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of more than $1.3 million. The grants were awarded through the Fisheries Innovation Fund​ (FIF),… [Read More]

Canada launches new Funding Call to support Seniors across the Country

The Government of Canada has launched new grant programme to support and promote seniors’ health, well-being and contributions by encouraging them to stay active, engaged and informed. Minister of Seniors, The Honourable Filomena Tassi invited organizations to apply for funding for projects that will help increase social inclusion among seniors through collaborative and innovative approaches…. [Read More]

EU announces new Funding for Sahel Countries to enhance Development and Security

At the coordination conference of the G5 Sahel partners and donors, the EU has announced new funding totalling EUR 125 million for the Sahel countries. The fresh injection of EUR 125 million will be used for the swift launch of new initiatives, which are in line with the priorities set by the G5 Sahel to… [Read More]

NFWF and EPA provides $13.1 Million to Six U.S. States

More than $13.1 million in grants has been announced by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in six U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The 49 grants will generate nearly $21.9 million in matching contributions for a… [Read More]

European Union grants €50 Million for Structural Reforms in Mali

The European Union and Mali are joining forces to improve security, governance and access to basic services in the country. This additional support of €50 million was formally agreed by the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, and Mali’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in Nouakchott (Mauritania), on the fringes of the Partner-Donor… [Read More]