Climate Support Facility (CSF)

Intra-ACP Global Climate Change Alliance+ (GCCA+)

About

The Climate Support Facility (CSF) is set up to provide demand-driven, short-term technical assistance and training on climate change to ACP regional organisations and countries.

Assistance Criteria

Priority areas for CSF support include:

  • Climate change mainstreaming in development policies, plans, programmes and projects
  • Implementation of the Paris Agreement, with focus on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
  • Replication and scaling up of successful adaptation and mitigation practices (including ecosystem-based solutions)
  • More generally, initiatives that integrate climate change and sustainable development agendas

Eligible organisations include regional organisations, ministries and government agencies, and non-state actors such as cities/municipalities, universities, research institutions and civil society organisations in ACP countries.

Eligible activities are those related to priority areas of intervention as described above. Short-term expertise is available to support:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Project identification or formulation
  • Determination of funding requirements and resource mobilisation
  • Capacity building
  • Training
  • Workshops
  • Curriculum development
  • Knowledge management and communications
  • Technical advice on specific issues
  • Policy development

 

Support

Up to EUR 100,000.

Support Type

  • Technical Assistance

Focus

Project Stage

  • Local Government Capacity Building
  • Concept/design/scoping
  • Pre-feasibility
  • Feasibility

Sector

  • Renewable Energy
  • Water, Sanitation, and Waste
  • Transportation/Mobility
  • Low Carbon Technology (ITC/Open Data)
  • Urban Public and Green Space
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Land Use and Nature-based Solutions
  • Adaptation and Resilience
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