Call for Proposals in Lao Cai Province


The Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program is seeking concept proposals from potential partners to join our exciting new Program in Lao Cai province.   

GREAT is an AUD 33.7 million investment under the Aus4Equaly initiative from the Australian Government, managed by CowaterSogema Int. Inc. The Program aims to  empower local women, promote inclusive business partnerships, and improve sector governance and policy. The Program will be implemented in Son La and Lao Cai provinces until 2021.

Who can become our Partners?

  • Government agencies
  • NGOs
  • Mass organisations
  • Private companies
  • Business associations
  • Social enterprises
  • Cooperatives
  • Universities, research institutions


What benefits can our Partners expect by joining the Program?

  • Financial and technical support
  • Access to new markets and suppliers
  • Enabling policy environment
  • Improved credibility and profile

There are two different funding sources interested organisations can apply to and  join GREAT in Lao Cai province. Funding is available for small, medium or large grants for up to four years in length:  

  1. Inclusive Business Facility
  2. Women’s Economic Empowerment and Policy Faclity

Please find detailed application guidelines, FAQs and selection criteria here.

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Please send in your completed concept proposals by email to AND by post to the GREAT Program Office at: 7th floor, VINAPACO building, 142 Doi Can street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, by our deadline date: COB  Wednesday, 26 September 2018.

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