Opening Date: 8 June 2022
Closing Date: 30 June 2022
Estimated project cost: US$ 150,000 – 175,000
This project should support Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry – Climate Change Management Department in integrating short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) within its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) implementation plan and greenhouse gas emission inventory process.
Expected project outcomes
Through the proposed outputs and activities, the project should achieve the following by its completion:
1. Zimbabwe’s government has demonstrated improved capacity for SLCP action.
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2. Zimbabwe’s government secures catalysed funding for SLCP action.
Amount of external funding (“catalysed funding”) for SLCP actions
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3. Zimbabwe’s government endorses a methane roadmap and a roadmap for the implementation of mitigation measures of the household energy sector
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:
- An updated SLCP analysis in key sectors (up to 2050) and assessment of the cost of implementing mitigation measures
- Implementation pathways/plans for priority SLCP measures (including those in the updated NDC)
- A portfolio of finance-ready projects for priority SLCP measures
- Training on monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) and transparency reporting and a plan for including SLCPs in these frameworks
- A methane roadmap in line with a modality agreed with the CCAC Secretariat that includes the waste, agriculture, and oil and gas sectors. The roadmap should build on the methane portion of the updated SLCP assessment.
- A roadmap for the implementation of mitigation measures of the household energy sector that includes developing implementation pathways, evaluating the multiple benefits, analysing the cost-benefit and developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for interventions in the sector.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
- 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 Zimbabwe’s involvement as a CCAC Partner is available on their Partner Page.
- Refers to the identification of concrete actions for mitigation priorities
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