Opening Date: 6 December 2022
Closing Date: 31 January 2023
Estimated project cost: US$ 40,000 – 50,000
The aim of this project is to support the Central African Republic’s Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in building awareness across the government and the country on the need for action on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs).
Through the proposed outputs and activities, the project should achieve the following by its completion:
- Central African Republic’s government has increased knowledge and capacity for SLCP action.
The project should deliver at a minimum:
- Training workshops to build capacity within the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, relevant national institutions, as well as practitioners for black carbon and co-pollutants emissions reductions.
- Training workshops to raise awareness on mitigation options from agriculture open burning, household energy, and heavy-duty vehicles to strengthen Central African Republic’s SLCP planning process. Central African Republic’s SLCP inventory will be used as a basis for this workshop.
Applicants are encouraged to propose additional outputs as needed to ensure the expected project outcomes are achieved.
To be eligible for consideration, project proposals must meet the following requirements:
- The application form is complete and submitted before the deadline
- All applicants are registered as a nonprofit organisation, non-governmental organization (NGO), or intergovernmental organization (IGO) and able to prove their status
- All minimum required outputs are included in project plan
- The amount of funding requested falls within the indicated budget range
- Spending caps on 'incidental procurement' expenses are respected (see guidance document above)
- The project duration is less than 24 months
Proposals will be evaluated against the following criteria:
- Quality: the clarity of the proposed outputs and activities and the extent to which they will deliver the expected outcomes
- Experience: evidence of the project team’s understanding of the national planning process and short-lived climate pollutants, and their ability to deliver the proposed project
- Value for money: the level of funding requested for project delivery
- Alignment: how well the proposal demonstrates its contribution to the CCAC 2030 Strategy and National Planning, Policy, and Implementation Engagement Strategy
A preliminary review of proposals submitted by the deadline will be conducted by members of the CCAC Secretariat, Funding Task Team and Board, in consultation with relevant CCAC Partners.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their proposals in further detail and to respond to follow-up questions about their application
Successful applicants will be invited to develop a Project Implementation Plan and Detailed Budget in consultation with the CCAC Secretariat and relevant CCAC Partners.
Projects are expected to be launched in 2023.
More information regarding the Central African Republic’s involvement as a CCAC Partner is available on their Partner Page.