Financial resource mobilization by Central African countries - Adaptation Fund: Recent Announcements - Deadline for Proposal Submissions


The level of resource mobilization by Central African countries within financial mechanisms (multilateral) remains "low" compared with those of South America and Southeast Asia. COP 21 offers these countries a great opportunity to take advantage of financial offers available at international level within the framework of climate finance.


More specifically, regarding the Adaptation Fund, each COMIFAC country as well as COMIFAC itself can be accredited with the Accreditation Panel of the Adaptation Fund… Kindly note the following deadlines… Rwanda is the only Central African country currently accredited with the Adaptation Fund.


The upcoming proposal submission deadlines are: 11 January 2016 for the 27th AFB meeting, 26 January 2016 - 27 January 2016   for the 21st Accreditation Panel Meeting, 15 March 2016 - 18 March 2016 for the Adaptation Fund Board Meeting, 11 April 2016 for the intersessional review cycle between the 27th and 28th meetings, 1 August 2016 for the deadline for proposal submissions to the 28th AFB meeting, 9 January 2017 for the deadline for proposal submissions to the 29th AFB meeting: (subject to change)


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New Pledges for Adaptation Fund at COP21 Reach Nearly US$75 Million


Paris, France (December 9, 2015) – Following a pledge from Sweden during the opening session of the Climate Conference in Paris last week, the Adaptation Fund received three additional boosts from other contributor countries on December 8 recognizing the Fund’s pivotal role in financing concrete adaptation and resilience projects in the most vulnerable countries. Germany announced a major new pledge of 50 million euros (US$54.5M) for the Fund in 2015 and contributions of 2 million euros (US$2.2M) were also received from first-time Fund donor Italy, as well as 1 million (US$1.1M) from the Belgian region of Wallonia. Find out more... 

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