EbA (SAP006) is called “Building resilience of communities living in 8 landscapes threatened under climate change through an ecosystem-based adaptation approach in Namibia was officially launched by the Honourable Pohamba Shifeta, minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism on the 6th November 2020, Keetmanshoop, //Kharas Region. EbA project was approved by GCF on 28 February 2019 and is implemented under The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) funded by Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) of Namibia. The EbA (SAP006) project is financed to the tune of Eight Million Nine Hundred and Four Thousand US Dollars (U$ 8,904,000). The project aims towards increasing landscape productivity across targeted 8 landscapes of Namibia to strengthen social and ecological systems that sustain livelihoods at local levels and facilitate value chains of natural resources.
The EbA Project Grant Facility highlights the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia’s (EIF) commitment towards addressing climate change. It further highlights the Funds contribution towards the realization of Namibia’s obligations to national and international climate change frameworks.
EbA project will be implemented in 13 political regions of Namibia. The project is covering eight(8) landscapes and shall be implemented through three components .
Development and implementation of climate change resilient ecosystem management and production practices that reduce the vulnerability of communities
Increase the resilience of productive landscapes to support ecosystem goods and services that improves livelihoods for local communities
Documentation, dissemination and uptake of lessons learned
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