Newsletter: January 2020


Low-emissions rice farming: Officials from Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development review suitability maps developed by CCAC partners to implement roll out alternate wetting and drying practices in An Giang province.


Latest news

Cote d’Ivoire endorses National Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Action Plan to improve air quality and mitigate climate change

The plan will be used to inform Cote d’Ivoire’s next National Development Plan and to strengthen the goals in the country’s NDC.    

As Bangkok’s air pollution reaches dangerous levels, researchers are working to determine how boats fit into the emissions puzzle

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition is Supporting Thailand’s Pollution Control Department in measuring the emissions from one of Thailand’s most popular forms of public transportation.    

Japan launches Fluorocarbons Initiative, contributing to global effort to solve the climate crisis

The new Initiative will promote the proper management of refrigerants at every stage of a cooling equipment’s lifespan and will be closely linked with the CCAC’s Efficient Cooling Initiative.      

Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire join Global Methane Alliance, a critical move in fighting global warming

Countries joining the Alliance commit to significantly reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations by 2030. The CCAC is providing regulatory support to help countries achieve these ambitious targets.      

We call it climate change. It’s more like a global health crisis.

Like the pollution that causes it, climate change does not observe national borders; it does not save its effects just for those who pollute, says the World Health Organization's Dr Maria Neira.    

Instead of Waste-ing Away, Cities are Teaming Up to Prevent Pollution

Through the CCAC's Waste Exchange Programme, the city of Kitakyushu, Japan is lending support to Cebu, Philippines to tackle its waste problems and curb its air pollution and climate emissions.     


The CCAC welcomes Ukraine as our 69th state partner.

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Funds, grants and awards
Partnership with solar and stoves distributors in promotion of solar products and clean cooking solutions in the refugee set-upThe project seeks for partnerships to promote solar products and clean cooking solutions for households, productive use in business settings and social institutions in Kakuma refugee camp and host community.Deadline for proposals: 30 Sep 2020
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepeneurship ProgrammeOpen to startup entrepreneurs from across Africa that have been in existence for less than 3 years in any sector. Applications will be made through TEFConnect, the digital networking hub for the African entrepreneurship ecosystem.No deadline to apply.
UK Government’s Global Innovation FundThe Global Innovation Fund (GIF) provides grants, loans and equity of between £30,000 and £10m for social innovations to transform the lives of people living in poverty. Funding is provded at the pilot, test and scale stages, and is open to ideas from any sector and any country.No deadline.
Partnership with solar distributors To establish and strengthen supply and distribution of quality solar powered systems for use in business settingsEligible organizations are invited to submit their expression of interest to participate as a beneficiary of project support to enhance the supply, distribution and access of solar powered systems in business settings.Deadline for proposals: 30 Sep 2020

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