Building the Capacity of Rwanda’s Government to Advance the National Adaptation Planning Process

Project Summary

The objective of the proposed project is an increased capacity of governmental authorities and local communities in Rwanda to plan, fund, implement and monitor climate change adaptation solutions in the medium to long-term. A special focus is the enhancement of the climate change adaptation knowledge base, with a

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Rwandan Environment and Management Authority (REMA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
570,000 USD
Total Cost 13,650,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Sep 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Oct 2016
Concept Approved
22 Nov 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Jan 2019
Project closed