Opening Date: 8 June 2022
Closing Date: 30 June 2022
Estimated project cost: US$ 150,000 – 175,000



The aim of this project is to provide technical assistance to Mali’s National Meteorological Agency to strengthen its national short-lived climate pollutant (SLCP) planning and mitigation actions. This will build on previous CCAC projects.

Expected project outcomes

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

Outcome Indicator Target

1. Mali’s government has a demonstrated increased capacity to:

  • assess and model their SLCP emissions, to prioritize mitigation measures, and to track progress.
  • integrate SLCPs into the relevant planning processes (greenhouse gas emissions inventory, MRV frameworks, NDC implementation plans etc.).
  • mobilize resources for implementing mitigation measures.
Number of government entities with a demonstrated improved capacity for SLCP action 1

2. Mali’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 estimates and projections, implementation pathways for priority SLCP measures, cost estimates for implementation, recommendations for integration of SLCPs into NDC implementation plans, monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) and transparency reporting, and greenhouse gas  emission inventory development into future reporting under the UNFCCC on Mali’s NDC implementation for improved methane emission estimates.
  • A methane roadmap based on the aforementioned assessments and on updated and improved methane emission and mitigation assessments in key source sectors, applying IPCC Tier 2 methods, with in depth implementation pathways for methane mitigation measures - aligned with the NDC implementation plans. 
  • Training to a core team in the Ministry of Environment, Sanitation and Sustainable Development and relevant institutions on updating the SLCP analysis in key sectors (i.e. energy, waste, agriculture, and forestry), developing long-term 2050 emission projections, and entering cost data to assess the cost of implementing mitigation measures.
  • A portfolio of projects (project proposals and concept notes) for SLCP mitigation in Mali  with consideration of 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.



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 


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


  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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 Mali’s involvement as a CCAC Partner is available on their Partner Page.


Implementation pathway

  • Refers to the identification of concrete actions for mitigation priorities

Methane roadmap

Should be in line with a modality agreed with the CCAC Secretariat. At minimum, a “methane roadmap” must:

  • Identify methane mitigation pathways.
  • Assess the cost of implementation.
  • Assess the institutional arrangements for implementation.
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for the methane mitigation pathways.

It may also include:

  • Improvements to the national methane inventory
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