Ecosystem-based Adaptation in the Indian Ocean – EBA IO (GCF-ADAPTATIONINDIANOCEAN)

  • Comoros
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Seychelles
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Financial Institutions
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 30, 2020
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  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 38.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 49.20 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ GCF website

Updated in EWS Sep 3, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the goal of the Programme is to reduce the vulnerability of island populations by securing the critical ecosystem services they need to be resilient to climate change. The Programme will use tried-and-tested tools and methodologies that CEPF has developed over the last 20 years for strengthening and engaging civil society actors in ecosystem conservation. CEPF’s current model, which prioritises biodiversity conservation, will be modified to direct investments to geographic and thematic areas of highest priority for EbA. The Programme will work through CSOs, help to build their capacity and help them develop partnerships with the private and public sector. The Programme includes a component to achieve long-term sustainability and encourage replication of best EbA practice. The Programme has three components:

  1. Component 1: Developing strategic plans for EbA in the small island biodiversity hotspot that are well aligned with national climate change strategies;
  2. Component 2: Supporting EbA activities through grants to CSOs;
  3. Component 3: Ensuring long-term sustainability and replicating success through knowledge products and tools for EbA.
Investment Description
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Contact Information

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