Preparation of a training package on climate change mainstreaming and training of trainers in Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. Within the Intra-ACP GCCA Programme, in addition of the CSF, 5 regional programmes are implemented by decentralised institutions. One of them covers the West African region and is implemented by the CILSS (Comité permanent Inter-états de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel). …

Training on climate finance and assistance in identifying climate funds available for the protection of forests and livelihoods improvement in the Alaotra Mangoro Region, Madagascar

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. The NGO Ecodev is a Malagasy association working on improvement of livelihoods and environment of poor populations of Madagascar. The NGO is looking into setting up a pilot project for improving livelihoods while promoting sustainable natural resources management around the protected forest areas …

Climate change adaptation in Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. The African Collaborative Centre for Earth Systems Sciences (ACCESS) is a regional body of African Scientists based at the University of Nairobi. Amongst other activities, ACCESS is fostering global change research on a regional scale, including the impacts of climate change on water …

Preparation of a training package on climate change Finance

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. Between February 2011 and April 2012, the Support Facility of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA-SF) organised a series of regional workshops on mainstreaming climate change in national development planning and budgeting. The feedback from participants was highly positive and many participants asked …

Development of a climate change adaptation strategy and programme for the coastal area of Ivory Coast

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. With its 550 km, Ivory Coast is one of the West African country with the longest coast. The area is characterised by a rich and unique biodiversity but suffers from an intense pressure generated by human activities such as agro-industry, urbanisation, fishing, tourism, …

Calculation of the Emission Factor for the Electricity System in Djibouti

Through the GCCA ACP program funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the Climate Support Facility has been requested to assist in the calculation of the emission factor for Djibouti’s electricity system and to build capacity in the application of the corresponding calculation tool. Having a very favourable natural environment for production of renewable …

Capacity building in conducting greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and vulnerability assessments in Ivory Coast

Through the GCCA ACP program funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the Climate Support Facility has been requested to assist the UNFCCC focal point of Ivory Coast in training staff in the development of full-fledged national communications, with special emphasis on conducting GHG inventories and vulnerability assessments. Ivory Coast has been a non-Annex …

Technical Assistance in mobilising climate change funds (including CDM) for project proposals in the areas of renewable energy and clean technology in Togo

Through the GCCA ACP program funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the Climate Support Facility had to assist the African Biofuel and Renewable Energy Company (ABREC) in order to facilitate access to existing climate change funding and strengthen its Technical Assistance Facility skills. ABREC has been created in 2007 with the object of …