Annual Action Programme 2018: what’s new for GCCA+?

Programmes in Cambodia, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Myanmar, Nigeria, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, and a regional programme addressing local authorities’ access to climate finance are the 11 actions directly linked to GCCA+.

Areng River, KohKong
Areng River, KohKong, Cambodia © EU GCCA+ 2018

The annual financing decision on implementing the Annual Action Programme (AAP) 2018 (part III) for Environment and Climate Change has been approved by the European Commission. The AAP 2018 proposes 11 actions directly linked to the Global Climate Change Alliance:

  1. A new phase of the ‘Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL II)’, which aims to improve local authorities’ access to climate finance to implement climate change adaptation interventions and investments. It will benefit from co-financing from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and Belgian Development Cooperation and other partners;
  2. The ‘Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA)’ project, currently in its second phase which ends in June 2019, will continue during the 2019-2023 period with the aim of enhancing Cambodia’s response to climate change in strategic sectors; 
  3. A project entitled  “Promotion of intensive agroforestry systems in support of the implementation of the National Strategy for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions relatred to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD +)” in Côte d’Ivoire will be implemented for six years; 
  4. ‘Building Coastal Resilience in Cuba through Natural Adaptation Solutions’, which is aiming to address technical, strategic and adaptation needs to increase coastal resilience posed by current and future climate threats in Cuba will be implemented for five years;
  5. ‘GCCA+ Djibouti: Building climate resilience through integrated and sustainable treatment of Douda water by the Global Climate Change Alliance + (GCCA +)’, will be implemented for five years;
  6. ‘Building climate and disaster risk reduction resilience in the Dominican Republic’s coastal-mountainous gradient via Ecosystem-based Approaches’ will be implemented for five years;
  7. ‘EU Support to Implement the Nationally Determined Contributions related to Green House Gas emissions in the Maldives’ will be implemented for five years;
  8. ‘Myanmar Climate Change Alliance – phase II (MCCA2)’ building on the first phase implemented between 2012 and 2018 will be implemented for five years;
  9. ‘Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme - NCCRP’, a flagship programme of the Nigerian Government, will be implemented for four years;
  10. ‘Climate Change and Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Senegal (GCCA +)’  which aims to strengthen integrated climate action in Senegal, will be implemented for five years;
  11. ‘Support to the implementation of Trinidad & Tobago’s Nationally Determined Contribution’ will be implemented for four years.

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Annual Action Programme 2018 for Environment and Climate Change

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Installation of an Irrigated perimeter of Greenhouses, Djibouti 
© EU GCCA+ 2018