Climate action Projects

Making agricultural investments sustainable and ecologically resilient to climate change in Kenya

Vision 2030 is Kenya’s main planning blueprint to be implemented through a series of 5-year, medium-term rolling plans (MTP), with flagship projects under the current MTP (2013-2017) focusing on promoting pathways to devolution, socio-economic development, equity and national unity. MTP 2 recognizes environmental conservation and management of natural capital as pivotal to Kenya’s agriculture-driven economic …

Framework contract for monitoring of LIFE projects (action grants and operating grants), communication about the LIFE programme and other linked activities

LIFE (L’Instrument Financier pour l’Environnement) is the main European Commission funding mechanism for improving the state of the environment in the European Union. The LIFE+ budget is EUR 2,143 billion and the programme runs from 2014 – 2020. The present contract deals with the monitoring of the 5 brands of the LIFE Programme: LIFE Environment, LIFE …

Formulation of IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy (IRCCS)

The Horn of Africa has been noted to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, in particular its mainly natural resources-based economy, and faces serious water shortages, food scarcity, increased risks of livelihood systems, and vulnerability to a number of climate change-induced disasters and diseases. The overall objective of this assignment was …

Final Evaluation of the Programme “Capacity-Building Related to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA) in ACP Countries Phase I”

The purpose of the programme was to enhance the capacity of the ACP countries to participate in the work of and fulfil their obligations under Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and related commitments, and thereby improve their management of the environment and natural resources. The programme therefore addressed the adverse effects of climate change, loss of …

Identification and Formulation of Integrated ASEAN Climate Change & Biodiversity Projects

The overall objective of this project was to develop appropriate intervention measures for EU-ASEAN support actions addressing initiatives related to biodiversity conservation for the period 2014-2020, that also contribute to poverty reduction in the long term. A detailed strategy was elaborated in this regard. As part of the strategy two interventions focusing on climate change …

Workshop in Mainstreaming Climate Change into National Planning and Budgetary Process in Saint Lucia

This mission was implemented under the global contract “Intra-ACP AMCC – Climate Support Facility”. A training was organized for officials from the different ministries that are involved in the sectors affected by climate change in order to reinforce their capacity to integrate climate change into their policies, strategies, action plans and budgets. Client: ACP Secretariat …

Diffusion of solar energy in rural areas in Mali

This mission was implemented under the global contract “GCCA Climate Support Facility”. The AOPP (Association des Organisations Professionnelles Paysannes) in Mali is implementing a national programme to promote use of Solar Energy in rural areas in association with a Belgian NGO (SOS Faim) and a micro-credit institution (Kafo Jiginews). They therefore requested assistance from the CSF to: …

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). …

Protection of forests and livelihoods improvement in the Alaotra Mangoro Region, Madagascar

The purpose of this assignment was to conduct a feasibility study on a pilot project for improving livelihoods while promoting sustainable natural resources management around the protected forest areas of Alaotra Mangoro region, in support to the national NGO Ecodev who had identified the project. Capacity building assistance (on-the-job learning) was provided to Ecodev to …