Sahara and Sahel Observatory


  • Type Direct (Regional)
  • Date of accreditation 02 Oct 2017

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) is a regional entity in Africa that aims to serve as an international framework for partnership and dialogue in the fight against desertification and in the attenuation of the effects of drought, the adaptation to climate change and the protection of biodiversity. OSS supports the efforts of its member countries in the Sahara-Sahel region in the fields of natural resource management and sustainable development, particularly on key themes such as land degradation, desertification, drought and the adverse impacts of climate change on ecosystems and populations.

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending

News & Stories

GCF approves 11 projects at its final Board meeting of the year

02 Oct 2017 / The 18th meeting of the Board (B.18) approved funding for 11 climate finance initiatives during a three-day meeting in the Egyptian capital of Cairo.


Mr. Khatim Kherraz
Executive Secretary
Mr. Nabil Ben Khatra
Environment Programme Coordinator