Call for Proposals: Humanitarian-Development-Peace (HDP) Nexus; East and West Africa Region

Deadline: 15.08.2021, 23:59

The Austrian Development Agency (hereinafter: ADA) invites development organisations as well as other equivalent institutions as defined in Section 3, Subsection 2 of the Austrian Development Cooperation Act to submit project proposals with the overall objective:

To incentivise a more collaborative and complementary approach to humanitarian, development and peace actions, especially in situations of protracted crises. In this regard, the nexus approach refers to the aim of strengthening collaboration, coherence and complementarity. The approach seeks to capitalize on the comparative advantages of each pillar – to the extent of their relevance in the specific context – in order to reduce overall vulnerability and the number of unmet needs of the population, strengthen risk management capacities of all stakeholders and to address the root causes of conflict

The maximum total amount available for funding is EUR 6.000.000,00, split into three lots:



Funding EUR

Lot 1

For Austrian-based CSOs in a consortium with programmes in East and/or West Africa


Lot 2

For Activities in East Africa/Horn of Africa


Lot 3

For Activities in West Africa/Sahel


Project proposals may be submitted for a duration of 30 – 36 months.

The amount of the contribution requested from ADA must be within the following range (in EUR):

Lot 1: 750,000 – 1,500,000

Lot 2: 500,000 – 1,500,000

Lot 3: 500,000 – 1,000,000

Other templates and information for reporting, monitoring, and project implementation can be found here.

Project/programme proposals must be submitted in English or French language (one copy scanned in pdf and one copy in formats compatible with MS-Word and MS-Excel, maximum size 10 MB per document). The project summary must be submitted in English. All proposal documents shall be submitted to:

Deadline for submissions: 15 August 2021, 23:59 (Austrian time)