Enhancing Caribbean Civil Society’s Access and Readiness for Climate Finance - CLME+ HUB

    Enhancing Caribbean Civil Society’s Access and Readiness for Climate Finance

Brief Description:
This project will actively involve the main national and regional CSOs of the Caribbean Community and regional accredited Entities to develop their capacities to access climate finance and carry out climate actions, improve mechanisms for multi-stakeholder decision-making and participation at the national and regional level in the definition of investment and prioritization of climate projects. Alliances with the public and private sectors will be strengthened, including MEMEs, key to mobilize actions and channel funds at the local level. Among other products, the project is expected to develop tools to promote and strengthen national coordination mechanisms, including the monitoring and implementation of National Adaptation Plans. It will also map community-based and ecosystem-based approaches, to identify best practices, innovations, and potential for scalability. Selected leading national CSOs and CSOs will increase their capacities to implement climate change projects / programs, and work will be done to develop a Civil Society Climate Change Agenda and Action Plan for 2020-2030.

Este proyecto involucrará activamente a las principales OSC nacionales y regionales de la Comunidad del Caribe y a las Entidades acreditadas regionales para desarrollar sus capacidades para acceder al financiamiento climático y realizar acciones climáticas, mejorar los mecanismos para la toma de decisiones de múltiples partes interesadas y la participación de las OSC a nivel nacional y regional en la definición de la inversión y prioritizacion de proyectos climáticos. Se fortalecerán las alianzas con el sector público y privado, incluidas las MIPYMES, también es clave para movilizar acciones y canalizar fondos a nivel local. Entre otros productos, se espera que el proyecto desarrolle herramientas para promover y fortalecer los mecanismos de coordinación nacional, incluyendo el monitoreo y la implementación de los Planes Nacionales de Adaptación. También mapeará enfoques basados ​​en la comunidad y en los ecosistemas, para identificar las mejores prácticas, innovaciones y el potencial de ampliación. Las OSC nacionales líderes seleccionadas y las OSC aumentarán sus capacidades para ejecutar proyectos / programas de cambio climático, y se trabajará en desarrollar una Agenda y un Plan de Acción sobre el Cambio Climático de la Sociedad Civil para 2020-2030.
Lead Organization : Climate Change Division, Ministry of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Jamaica
Donor: Green Climate Fund
Project ID:
Geographic Scope: Multicountry (regional)
Project Status: Ongoing
   Last Update: 29/03/2021

Start Date: 2020-02-01
End Date: 2022-08-01
Project Profile Manager: UnaMay Gordon / Ainka Granderson
Contact Email: unamay.gordon@megjc.gov.jm
Contact Phone:
Partners: CANARI, CARICOM, Caribbean NDAs
Grant (USD): $1,296,958.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Antigua and Barbuda  Belize  Grenada  Jamaica  Saint Kitts and Nevis  Saint Lucia  Suriname
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