Call for Applications: Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA)
The East African Community Secretariat (EACS) in collaboration with the Regional Dialogue Committee (RDC), in partnership with GIZ proposes the Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) - an initiative which incubates small-scale regional integration projects, proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector and other interest groups in East Africa. It is cross border in nature, with projects expected to involve at least two EAC Partner States. Technical and financial support is provided for professional planning, implementation and marketing of IIDEA projects.
IIDEA projects puts into action and showcases the success stories and impacts of the EAC Common Market Protocol. This could include provisions such as the free movement of citizens, labor, goods, capital and the rights of establishment and residence of citizens in East Africa.
To this end, EAC Secretariat and the RDC invites organisation(s) with innovative projects and capacity to submit their applications for support in the following specified areas; Health, Education, Agriculture, Trade, ICT, Art and Culture and Security.
Please refer to the Project Description attached for a complete statement of goals and expected results.
All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant's expense.
Final selection will be made in August 2016. Only successful applicants will be notified.
Applications which, for technical issues or for issues of any other kind, are not received within the deadline will not be accepted. Applications with incomplete or missing information will not be accepted. The IIDEA initiative will not support projects such as training, sensitisation on the EAC Common Market and or scholarship for education on the EAC Common Market and regional integration.
How to Apply?
*There is no right for funding through EAC-GIZ Programme. All projects are evaluated according to a fixed set of criteria, and the final funding decision is made by EAC-GIZ.