El Salvador

Latin America and the Caribbean


No. of projects


Total GCF financing




Multiple countries

Productive Investment Initiative for Adaptation to Climate Change (CAMBio II)


El Salvador

Upscaling climate resilience measures in the dry corridor agroecosystems of El Salvador (RECLIMA)


El Salvador

Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) for private energy efficiency investments by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

National Designated Authority

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN)

His Excellency Mr. Fernando Andrés López Larreynaga
Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN)
Kilometro 5 1/2 Carretera a Santa Tecla, colonia y calle Las Mercedes, Edificios MARN, San Salvador, El Salvador
Mr. Antonio Cañas Calderon
Chief of Technical Cabinet and National Focal Point to the UNFCCC
Kilometro 5 1/2 Carretera a Santa Tecla, colonia y calle Las Mercedes, Edificios MARN,, San Salvador, El Salvador
Phone +(503) 2132-9557

GCF Team

Jessica Jacob
Regional Manager
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Mahendra Saywack
Regional Officer
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Ali Haider
Regional Analyst
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News + Stories

GCF and IDB agreements to help SMEs in Latin America invest in energy efficiency

18 Jan 2019 / GCF and IDB recently signed funding agreements which will enable GCF to channel climate finance to 4 projects in Latin America.

Reframing development goals to catalyze climate finance

15 Oct 2018 / To expand the impact of GCF-funding and empower locally driven climate actions, a pioneering collaboration between the Government of Germany, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Environment and the World Resource Institute (WRI), supported nine countries to put systems in place to understand and engage effectively with the Green Climate Fund and to systematically address overall climate finance gaps and opportunities.