BELGIUM - Belgian Development Agency

Geographical focus: 
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Education in Tourism
Employment, decent work and capacity building in Tourism
Gender in Tourism
Intro text: 
The Belgian development agency, BTC, mobilizes its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world. total ODA= USD 2,3 bio in 2013 (0.55% of GNI)

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Who can apply?

BTC may also provide financing by means of grants following a call for proposals to one or more third-party partners for activities that contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the interventions that it implements. The guidelines of each call for proposals contain all information that applicants need to participate to the calls.

Objectives and initiatives

Belgian development cooperation aims to achieve sustainable human development. This aim is to be achieved by fighting poverty and strengthening democracy and the constitutional state.

Primary health care, education & training, agriculture & food security, basic infrastructure, good governance.

Equal rights for women and men, care for the environment, social economy, the fight against AIDS, children’s rights.

Type and level of funding

Grants for projects, programmes, micro-projects, following a call for proposal, technical cooperation