Livelihoods and food security trust fund (LIFT) – Call for Proposals « Ensure that humanitarian and development needs of all people in Rakhine are addressed in a coordinated way »

Livelihoods and food security trust fund (LIFT) – Call for Proposals « Ensure that humanitarian and development needs of all people in Rakhine are addressed in a coordinated way »

Overview:

The Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) is a multi – donor fund established in 2009 to address food in security and income poverty in Myanmar. LIFT has received funding from 14 donors – the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, Denmark, the United States, the Netherlands, Sweden, France, Luxembourg, Italy, New Zealand, Ireland and Mitsubishi Corporation. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is the Fund Manager to administer the funds and provide monitoring and oversight. The overall goal of LIFT is to sustainably reduce the number of people living in poverty and hunger in Myanmar.

Objectives:

LIFT is searching for qualified organisations to implement projects that ensure that humanitarian and development needs of all people in Rakhine are addressed in a coordinated way for greater stability, interdependence, prosperity and growth. The proposed activities should start no later than May 2018 and end before 30 June 2021. All applicants need to ensure that their proposals are gender sensitive in line with LIFT’s Gender Strategy (2017) and address respective indicators in their measurement plan.

Eligibility:

Eligible implementing partners include the Government of Myanmar, International and national organisations United Nations agencies, other international organisations, academic or research institutions and private sector companies.

Funding:

The provisional allocation for LIFT’s work to support further development in Rakhine is set at up to USD 10 million.
For more details visit www.lift-fund.org