Enhancing Capacity, Knowledge and Technology Support to Build Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Developing Countries

Project Summary

Project Objective: To build climate resilience in developing African and Asia-Pacific countries using Ecosystem Based approaches to Adaptation (EBA) through capacity building, knowledge support and concrete, on-the-ground interventions.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Special Climate Change Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), Institute of Geographical Science and Natural resource Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR-CAS) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
34,700,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
490,000 USD
Total Cost 39,700,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Apr 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Apr 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Jan 2013
Project closed
01 Apr 2017