Enabling South Africa to Prepare Its Third National Communication (3NC) and Biennial Update Report to the UNFCCC

Project Summary

To prepare the Third National Communication (TNC) and first Biennial Update Report (BUR) of South Africa to enable the country fulfill its obligations under the UNFCCC, in accordance with Articles 4.1 and 12.1 of the Convention while strengthening its capacity to integrate climate change concerns into national and sectoral development plans and priorities through the implementation of the national climate change response strategy (NCCRS)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Environmental Affairs
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
4,006,650 USD
Co-financing Total
1,351,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
380,632 USD
Total Cost 5,357,650.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Jan 2013
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jul 2014
Project closed