Hungary Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Grants to civil society organizations in Hungary and developing countries for activities that may include agriculture, water management, and environmental protection
Principal Office: Hungary
Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade guides the country’s policy and planning of international development cooperation. The Ministry relies on inter-ministerial committees to participate in decisions regarding development aid and humanitarian aid.
In its bilateral aid, Hungary aims to collaborate closely with the other new EU member states of Central Europe.
Hungary’s development assistance includes interests in agriculture, water management, and environmental protection.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
1 — Civil Society Organizations in Hungary. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports Hungarian development NGOs for actions related to governance, civil society, education, health, and environment.
2 — Civil Society Organizations in Developing Countries. Hungary’s embassies in a few developing countries make micro-grants to local organizations for strengthening civil society, assisting disadvantaged groups, and supporting agriculture.
Link to Hungary’s diplomatic missions
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Hungary’s geographical priorities for bilateral development assistance (year 2012) are listed below.
East Asia: China
South Asia: India
Eurasia and Central Asia: Afghanistan
The Ministry’s website is available in Hungarian and English. Note: The information about Hungary’s contribution in development cooperation is seriously outdated.
The Hungarian Association of NGOs for Development and Humanitarian Aid (HAND) offers services for its members in areas of training, proposal development, and others.
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