Opportunities with the Aus4Equality|GREAT Program 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
  • State-owned enterprises
  • 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 at http://equality.aus4vietnam.org/lao-cai/ and follow our Facebook page to get the most up-to-date information on the calls: https://www.facebook.com/Aus4EqualityGREAT/

Please send in your completed concept proposals at [email protected] or 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