REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
NATIONAL FORESTRY TRUST FUND
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY OFFICE
PLOT 393/394 AUGUSTUS AIKHOMU WAY, UTAKO, ABUJA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NFTF/2020/REP/1
1.0. The National Trust Fund is desirous of providing grants in fulfilling its mandate to Federal Agencies, State Government Department and Agencies, Local Government Organizations (NGOs) for Forest related activities.
1.1. The National Forestry Trust Fund (NFTF) was established in 2017 to carry out forestation and sustainable management of the Country’s degraded forest estate and reserve to increase the Nations Forest cover, enhance sustainable production and supply of forest products and services for socio-economic development.
1.2. The Overall objectives of the Fund is to carry out reforestation and sustainable management of the Country’s degraded forest estate, reserve and production landscape to achieve significant increase in forest cover, sustainable production, supply of forest, reserve and product and services for socio-economic development.
The Funds specific functions include but are not limited to:
a. Increase the nation’s forest cover
b. Augment stakeholders’ access to funding for forestry development
c. Encourage private sector and community participation in forestry development
d. Increase revenue accruable to government form forest products and services; and
e. Provide Sustainable sinks for carbon subquestion and other ecosystem services
2.0. Conditions and Procedures for Accessing Funds:
Application forms that contain the conditions and procedures for accessing the find is available at the National Forestry Trust fund Office, Utako Abuja
2.1. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Two (2) Copies of completed Form and Grant proposal (Original and photocopy including soft Copy) could be submitted in sealed temper proof envelope labeled Grant Proposal and addressed to
National Forestry Trust Fund,
Federal Ministry of Environment,
Federal Department of Forestry,
Plot 393/394 Augustus Aikhomu Way, Utako, Abuja
i. The name of the Organization should be written at the reverse side of the envelope
ii. The closing date for all submission is 20th April, 2020 on or before 12 noon
iii. Late submissions shall not be entertained.
All interested grantees of their representative(s), relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the public opening exercise accordingly at the National Forestry Trust Fund Office, Abuja
Ag. Secretary (NFTF)