Guinea-Bissau prepares for Climate Finance, Bissau, 7-9 November 2019


In the framework of Guinea-Bissau's preparation for Climate Finance through the Green Climate Fund (Readiness - GCF), a workshop was launched for the establishment of a national designated authority (NDA) and the validation of the communication strategy, with the presence of Ms. Quité Djata, Minister of the Environment and Biodiversity of Guinea-Bissau and Mr. Viriato Luis Soares Cassama, General Director of the Environment and GCF focal point.

The workshop objective was to enable participants to master climate change issues in Guinea-Bissau and become familiar with the climate finance mechanisms and the main climate funds as well as to understand the role and missions of the NDA.

During her participation in the workshop, the OSS representative also took part in a series of meetings to discuss the ongoing development project to be submitted for GCF funding.