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3a.2 GCF Overview

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3a.2 GCF Overview

  1. 1. Parallel Session 3A: Accessing funding from the GCF for formulation of NAPs and other adaptation planning processes to catalyze action and investment NAP Expo, Sharm El Sheik 4 April 2018
  2. 2. 3A. Session Agenda 1. Comments and experience of LDCs on accessing GCF Readiness for NAPs (Kenel Delusca, Representative of the LEG) 2. Progress and insights on accessing GCF support for NAPs (Jason Spensley, GCF) 3. Country experiences: • Democratic Republic of Congo (Hans Andre Djamba) • Colombia (Astrid Cruz) • Bangladesh (Shirajun Noor Chowdhury) 4. Discussion
  3. 3. Progress and Insights on Accessing GCF Support for Adaptation Planning Jason Spensley Senior Specialist, Project Preparation and Adaptation Planning NAP Expo, Sharm El Sheik 4 April 2018
  4. 4. Presentation Substance 1. GCF background: Progress and vision 2. Status of GCF support for NAPs and other adaptation planning processes 3. GCF review criteria for successful NAP proposals
  5. 5. Progress at a glance * In USD • 32 Billion requested in project Concept Notes • 3.7+ Billion committed to 57 approved projects • 60% public; 40% private • 1.1 Billion approved at 19th Board meeting • 59 Accredited Entities, including 32 (over half) Direct Access entities • 130 readiness proposals (including NAPs) approved for $50m with $10m+ disbursed
  6. 6. GCF Background:The GCF vision Green Climate Fund Country driven Climate impact focus Paradigm Shift Public+ private Risk appetite to unlock ideas
  7. 7. Country programming process for high quality pipelines the GCF can support GCF Background: Readiness support READINESS (including adaptation planning) GCF SUPPORT PROJECT PREPAR- ATION FUNDING PROPOSALS NDCs Partners to support implementation Capacity needs COUNTRYVISION CLIMATE IMPACT • Emission reductions • Increased resilience Development priorities
  8. 8. GCF Background: Four Areas of Readiness Support 1. NDA strengthening 2. Strategic frameworks 3. Support for direct access entities 4. Adaptation planning processes Up to USD 3M per country (not per year) Up to USD 1M per country per year
  9. 9. Status: GCF NAP Support Antigua & Barbuda DRC Madagascar Liberia Pakistan Nepal Mongolia Tanzania Colombia Uruguay Argentina Ecuador Armenia Niger Dominican Republic Bosnia & Herzegovina Kenya Mauritania Malawi Zimbabwe Bangladesh Benin Costa Rica Gabon Honduras Serbia South Sudan Sudan Swaziland Mali UzbekistanMontenegro Egypt Myanmar Cote d’Ivoire Bhutan GhanaNigeria Current 3 April 2018 Cameroon Seychelle Albania Iraq Mauritius PNG Guatemala Dominica Lesotho Submitted Approved + Endorsed Pending comments from Secretariat Pending resubmission by NDA Status today 47 20 (12+8) 2 25 From LDCs today 15 6 (5+1) 1 8 Status on 1 January 2018 40 8 (3+5)
  10. 10. Status: GCF NAP Support Moving forwards Increase # of approved proposals (30+ in 2018) Increase quality and impact to catalyse implementation Support NDAs who wish to use national delivery partners Progress Established transparent review criteria Improved timelines and consistency of feedback Communicated good practices through 15+ workshops and webinars of LEG, NAP GSP, NAP GN, and others Challenges Proposals design based on national context Plan to attract financing for implementation Diversity of delivery partners
  11. 11. Status: Options to delivery GCF NAP support GCF can provide technical assistance to NDAs to assist in drafting proposals for NAP and PPF support. Write countries@gcfund.org and/or jspensley@gcfund.org to request. Deliver Partner Options: • National • International • Regional • Not accredited: FMCA required • Accredited Entities: FMCA not required
  12. 12. 1. Focus strategically within a national vision • Build on existing multi-sectoral planning • Greater sectoral or geographic focus produces more precise and implementation- ready planning 2. Plan to address specific climate impacts and vulnerabilities • Focus most crucial climate impacts and vulnerabilities • Avoid temptation to do same process in different countries 3. Develop financing strategy for each adaptation priority • Prioritize and design adaptation project ideas and concept notes • Identify ways to continually fund sectoral and local planning 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  13. 13. 4. Articulate theory of change • Clear vision of how each output and activities will achieve the desired result • Link GCF country programmes, to national development plans, to project proposals 5. Avoid duplication of effort • Use existing information (e.g. vulnerability assessment) • Articulate how new GCF funding will build on / link with previous processes 6. Engage stakeholders proactively • Civil society, sub-national governments etc. 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  14. 14. 7. Build gender considerations • How social dimensions, including differences based on gender, will be integrated into the proposed activities. 8. Cultivate private sector investment • Create strategies to cultivate investment in climate resilient businesses 9. Monitor and report systematically • Establish results based framework and report on progress 10.Coherence and complementarity with other funds • Including with GEF and Adaptation Fund 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  15. 15. 3A. Session Agenda 1. Comments and experience of LDCs on accessing GCF Readiness for NAPs (Kenel Delusca, Representative of the LEG) 2. Overviews, status, challenges and good practices from GCF support for NAPs (Jason Spensley, GCF) 3. Country experiences: • Democratic Republic of Congo (Hans Andre Djamba) • Colombia (Astrid Cruz) • Bangladesh (Shirajun Noor Chowdhury) 4. Discussion
  16. 16. Parallel Session 4A: Practical Experiences in accessing GCF support for formulation of NAPs that catalyse action and finance for implementation: An interactive session co-hosted with leading countries NAP Expo, Sharm El Sheik 4 April 2018
  17. 17. 4A. Session Agenda 1. Introduction 2. Break out groups: Question I: How to communicate climate information to stimulate domestic and external financing, including addressing barriers for private sector investment • Group 1 in French: Country host - Hans Andre Djamba, Democratic Republic of Congo • Group 2 in English : Country host - Shirajun Noor Chowdhury, Bangladesh Question II: How to enhance adaptation action at subnational levels and with specific sectors • Group 3 in Spanish: Country host - Astrid Cruz,Colombia • Group 4 in English: Country hosts 4. Report from break out groups and closing remarks
  18. 18. Progress and Insights on Accessing GCF Support for Adaptation Planning Jason Spensley Senior Specialist, Project Preparation and Adaptation Planning NAP Expo, Sharm El Sheik 4 April 2018
  19. 19. GCF Progress at a glance * In USD • 32 Billion requested in project Concept Notes • 3.7+ Billion committed to 57 approved projects • 60% public; 40% private • 1.1 Billion approved at 19th Board meeting • 59 Accredited Entities, including 32 (over half) Direct Access entities • 130 readiness proposals (including NAPs) approved for $50m with $10m+ disbursed
  20. 20. Country programming process for high quality pipelines the GCF can support GCF Readiness Support READINESS (including adaptation planning) GCF SUPPORT PROJECT PREPAR- ATION FUNDING PROPOSALS NDCs Partners to support implementation Capacity needs COUNTRYVISION CLIMATE IMPACT • Emission reductions • Increased resilience Development priorities
  21. 21. GCF Adaptation Planning support Antigua & Barbuda DRC Madagascar Liberia Pakistan Nepal Mongolia Tanzania Colombia Uruguay Argentina Ecuador Armenia Niger Dominican Republic Bosnia & Herzegovina Kenya Mauritania Malawi Zimbabwe Bangladesh Benin Costa Rica Gabon Honduras Serbia South Sudan Sudan Swaziland Mali UzbekistanMontenegro Egypt Myanmar Cote d’Ivoire Bhutan GhanaNigeria Current 3 April 2018 Cameroon Seychelle Albania Iraq Mauritius PNG Guatemala Dominica Lesotho Submitted Approved + Endorsed Pending comments from Secretariat Pending resubmission by NDA Status today 47 20 (12+8) 2 25 From LDCs today 15 6 (5+1) 1 8 Status on 1 January 2018 40 8 (3+5)
  22. 22. 1. Focus strategically within a national vision • Build on existing multi-sectoral planning • Greater sectoral or geographic focus produces more precise and implementation- ready planning 2. Plan to address specific climate impacts and vulnerabilities • Focus most crucial climate impacts and vulnerabilities • Avoid temptation to do same process in different countries 3. Develop financing strategy for each adaptation priority • Prioritize and design adaptation project ideas and concept notes • Identify ways to continually fund sectoral and local planning 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  23. 23. 4. Articulate theory of change • Clear vision of how each output and their activities will achieve the desired result/outcomes • Link GCF country programmes, to national development plans, to project proposals 5. Avoid duplication of effort • Use existing information (e.g. vulnerability assessment) • Articulate how new GCF funding will build on / link with previous processes 6. Engage stakeholders proactively • Civil society, sub-national governments etc. 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  24. 24. 7. Build gender considerations • How social dimensions, including differences based on gender, will be integrated into the proposed activities. 8. Cultivate private sector investment • Create strategies to cultivate investment in climate resilient businesses 9. Monitor and report systematically • Establish results based framework and report on progress 10.Coherence and complementarity with other funds • Including with GEF and Adaptation Fund 10 Review Criteria based on good practices to date
  25. 25. Session 4A Peer Assist Groups Question I: How to communicate climate information to stimulate domestic and external financing, including addressing barriers for private sector investment • Group 1 in French: Country host - Hans Andre Djamba, Democratic Republic of Congo - Facilitator: Ilyaria Gallo • Group 2 in English : Country host - Shirajun Noor Chowdhury, Bangladesh - Facilitator:Tunnie Srisakulchairak, Question II: How to enhance adaptation action at subnational levels and with specific sectors • Group 3 in Spanish: Country host - Astrid Cruz, Colombia - Facilitator:Claudia Gallo • Group 4 in English:Country hosts - Facilitator:Orville Grey

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