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EU-based development institution

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West Africa

2022

Mobilizing GCF funds in West Africa

Natural Strategies works with a bi-lateral development partner on a concept note for a GCF project to improve management and resilience of forest landscapes in West Africa

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a financing mechanism to assist developing countries in adaptation and mitigation practices to counter climate change. Natural Strategies was hired by an EU-based institution to revise a concept note for a GCF project focused on improving management and resilience of forest landscapes in West Africa.

 

In this assignment, Natural Strategies works to:

  • Conduct context - and climate barrier analyses, supported by stakeholder consultations and data collection

  • Identify highest impact project components that can reduce deforestation while generating community livelihood benefits

  • Develop a revised theory of change, project design, budget, and implementation arrangements

  • Ensure alignment with national stakeholder interests for project validation.

Thematic areas

Green finance, Land use

SDGs

Climate action

Life on land