Country Call Brazil

Participation in the ideas competition

Funding or commissioning within the framework of the IKI Country Call Brazil is preceded by an ideas competition. Participation in the ideas competition of the Country Call is open to German and international grant recipients as well as to implementing organisations of the German Federal Government.  

To participate in the ideas competition of the Country Call Brazil, interested implementing organisations are invited to submit a project outline responding to one of the three thematic priorities listed below.

Please note that the platform for submitting outlines will be accessible from 11 March 2024.

You find a detailed description of these thematic priorities in the funding announcement


The deadline for submitting project outlines for the ideas competition is 28 May 2024, 4 p.m. (CET). One project per thematic priority will be selected. The funding volume provided by the IKI per project can range from 8 to 30 million EUR depending on the thematic priority.

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Thematic priorities

The following thematic priorities are available:  

  1. Decarbonisation of emission-intensive industrial sectors (BMWK)
  2. Combating deforestation in the Brazilian biomes Cerrado, Caatinga, Pantanal, Atlantic Rainforest and Pampa (BMUV)
  3. Climate change adaptation in vulnerable urban territories: Cooperating with communities and strengthening local governments (BMUV)

Relevant information on the ideas competition

In general, projects implemented by organisations from Germany and abroad receive funding through grants. The basis for this is set out in this funding announcement:

Information for implementing organisations of the German Federal Government (for example GIZ or KfW) on how to participate in this ideas competition is provided in the following document (document is available only in German):

Register now! Online seminar on the IKI Country Call Brazil

Date: Thursday, 18 April 2024, 2 p.m. (CET)

The seminar is offered in English and Portuguese. 

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