Opening Date: 8 June 2022
Closing Date: 30 June 2022
Estimated project cost: US$ 150,000 – 200,000 



The aim of this project is to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in strengthening short-lived climate pollutant (SLCP) planning efforts and in advancing mitigation actions.

Expected project outcomes

Through the proposed outputs and activities, the project should achieve the following by its completion: 

Outcome Indicator Target

1. DRC’s government has demonstrated:

  • Increased capacity to assess and model their SLCP emissions, to prioritize and implement SLCP mitigation measures, and to track progress
  • Increased knowledge on their institutional arrangements, policy and regulatory environment, and SLCP implementation cost requirements.
Number of government entities with a demonstrated improved capacity for SLCP action 1

2. DRC’s government endorses the methane roadmap.

Number of action plans, roadmaps, strategies, or other future plans with SLCP targets or mitigation measures formally adopted, endorsed, and/or implemented


Minimum required outputs

The project should deliver at a minimum: 

  • Updated and improved SLCP emission projections and mitigation assessments in key source sectors, including an assessment of the institutional arrangements, the policy and regulatory environment, the cost and financing of implementation, and a monitoring and evaluation framework for mitigation as a contribution to DRC’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), its implementation plans, and monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) framework.  
  • A methane roadmap that follows a methodology agreed with the CCAC Secretariat, building on the above-mentioned assessments. 
  • Capacity building workshops and support tools to train personnel in the Ministry and other relevant institutions focused on developing and updating a national inventory for SLCP emitting sectors, the development of mitigation assessments (i.e., using LEAP), and the integration of SLCPs within DRC’s climate change planning processes.  
  • A portfolio of projects (project proposals and concept notes) for SLCP mitigation in DRC, also considering the inputs generated by the SLCP mitigation assessments. 

Applicants are encouraged to propose additional outputs as needed to ensure the expected project outcomes are achieved. 

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for consideration, project proposals must meet the following requirements:

  • Are complete and submitted before the deadline
  • Are submitted by a non-governmental organization (NGO), intergovernmental organization (IGO), or other not-for-profit entity
  • Requested funding falls within the indicated cost range and the project duration is less than 24 months
  • Budget criteria are met and spending caps on expenses are respected

How to apply

Eligible applicants are invited to apply before the deadline by downloading the Application Form.

It is recommended that applicants review the Guidance for Applicants prior to completing the Application Form.

The completed Application Form should be submitted to before 30 June 2022.

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

Evaluation Process

  • 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 by 22 July 2022 and to respond to follow-up questions about their application. 
  • Shortlisted applicants will be informed of the final decision regarding their proposal by 31 August 2022. Successful applicants will be invited to develop a Project Implementation Plan and Detailed Budget in consultation with the CCAC Secretariat and relevant CCAC Partners.


More information regarding the Democratic Republic of Congo’s involvement as a CCAC Partner is available on their Partner Page.

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