New Zealand – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
East Asia and the Pacific
South Asia
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Intro text: 
The New Zealand Aid Programme is the New Zealand Government's international aid and development programme. Its mission is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world. It is managed by development specialists in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. To deliver its mission, the aid programme focuses on applying New Zealand's strengths and expertise in development contexts, has clear priorities, and works in partnerships. The New Zealand Aid Programme has several priority themes:  Improve economic well-being;  Improve human development outcomes;  Improve resilience and recovery from emergencies;  Improve governance, security and conditions for peace;  Making development effective;  Policy Coherence for Development; and  International Goals. Total ODA in 2014 was USD 502 million, which represents 0.27% of GNI.

Official website

http://www.aid.govt.nz/funding-and-contracts/nz-partnerships-international-development-fund

Geographic focus

Pacific

Who can apply?

The Partnerships Fund is open to applications from New Zealand-based charitable, other not-for-profit, private, and state sector organisations. All applicants must have a local partner(s) in the developing country/s in which they propose to work.

Objectives and  activities

The Partnerships Fund aligns with the strategic goals of the New Zealand Aid Programme. The objective is also to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world. This is done by encouraging partnerships between New Zealand organisations and in-country partners.  The Fund has a particular focus on sustainable economic development in the Pacific region.

Type and level of funding

Grants