SWITCH ASIA II Programme New call for proposals Information Session

SWITCH-Asia II launches its third call for proposals with a total budget of EUR 45.700.000 of which EUR 32.700.000 for Asia (South and South-East Asia) and EUR 13.000.000 for Central Asia. Each funding grant ranging from EUR 1-3 million. Proposals for SWITCH-Asia II are welcome from business intermediaries (business associations, industry organisations, service providers), as well as SMEs’ business partners (such as retailers or financial institutions) and policy makers at regional and local level.

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New reference document on ‘The inclusive green economy in EU development cooperation’.

The European Commission Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development just released a new Reference Document  in the Tools and Methods series, entitled The inclusive green economy in EU development cooperation – An innovative approach at the intersection of the EU’s Planet, People and Prosperity objectives.

The document responds to calls for more guidance on the green economy and on lessons learnt, received during the recent evaluation of EU international cooperation on sustainable consumption and production. It aims to promote a better understanding of the green economy, give policy and operational guidance and present best practices.

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