The Global Fund’s six regional Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) platforms came together at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) to host the Global Fund Community Zone in the Global Village.
A two-day meeting attended by civil society and community advocates, the Global Fund, technical partners and state representatives has equipped participants to more meaningfully engage in the implementation of Global Fund grants in the African region.
In our article on regional concept notes in GFO 289 (Update on the second wave of regional concept notes), we provided a table in which we listed the 15 applicants. We indicated that all 15 were now in grant-making.
Applicant experiences in the second wave of regional concept notes (RCNs) improved over last year, but challenges remain for the process.