Overview of selected proposals of the first GCF call

The evaluation committee has selected 9 concept notes, representing 25% of the total number of received proposals, broken down as follows:

  • West Africa: 2 proposals (Guinea Bissau and Niger) 
  • Central Africa: 2 proposals (Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad) 
  • Southern Africa: 3 proposals (Angola, Malawi and Zimbabwe) 
  • East Africa: 1 proposal (Uganda) 
  • Regional project : 1 proposal (Cameroon, Niger and Chad) 

The project proposals received, only one of which has a regional scope, are mostly crosscutting adaptation and mitigation proposals related
to the agriculture, agroforestry and sustainable land management sectors.

 

Selected projects - 1st call for projects climate finance GCF

Country

Topic

Geographical distribution

1

Building climate resilience of food insecure smallholder farmers in Southern Malawi

Malawi

Agriculture

Crosscutting Adaptation-Mitigation

East-Africa

2

Integrated program to build climate-resilience in the Province of Cunene in South West Angola

Angola

Agriculture, Forestry, SLM

Southern Africa

3

Promoting a climate-resilient agriculture sector to increase the climate resilience of vulnerable populations and to reduce deforestation in Sud-Ubangi province

Democratic Republic of Congo

Agriculture

Central Africa

4

Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity and Resilience of Vulnerable Communities and Ecosystems to Climate Change Impacts in the Cattle Corridor of Uganda   

Uganda

Agriculture

Crosscutting Adaptation-Mitigation

East Africa

5

Promotion of climate-resilient lifestyles among rural families in Gutu (Masvingo Province), Mutasa (Manicaland Province) and Shamva (Mashonaland Province) districts

Zimbabwe

Agriculture

Crosscutting Adaptation-Mitigation

Southern Africa

6

Scaling up climate-smart agriculture in Coastal Areas of Northwest Guinea Bissau

Guinea-Bissau

Agriculture, Adaptation

West Africa

7

LACC Project: Lake Chad & Adaptation to Climate Change

Niger - Chad - Cameroon

Agriculture / Agroforestry

Adaptation

Regional

West and Central Africa

8

Nigerien farmers facing impact of climate change

Niger

Agriculture

Crosscutting Adaptation-Mitigation

West Africa

9

RBPSESC - Resilience Building Project on Social and Environmental Shocks in Chad

Chad

Adaptation

Central Africa

The OSS wishes to thank all those who put their trust in it for this first call for projects to access the resources of the Green Climate Fund - GCF and makes itself available as for the finalization of their concept notes.