Republic of Namibia

Africa  African States 


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Total GCF financing


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Readiness support approved


Readiness support disbursed




Multiple countries

Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF)


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Climate Investor Two


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Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI) Facility



Building resilience of communities living in landscapes threatened under climate change through an ecosystems-based adaptation approach


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DBSA Climate Finance Facility


Multiple countries

Transforming Financial Systems for Climate



Improving rangeland and ecosystem management practices of smallholder farmers under conditions of climate change in Sesfontein, Fransfontein, and Warmquelle areas of the Republic of Namibia


Multiple countries

Universal Green Energy Access Programme (UGEAP)



Enpower to Adapt: Creating Climate-Change Resilient Livelihoods through Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) in Namibia



Climate Resilient Agriculture in three of the Vulnerable Extreme northern crop growing regions (CRAVE)

National Designated Authority

Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Mr. Paulus Ashili Primary
Mr. Timoteus Mufeti Primary
Mr Petrus Muteyauli Primary
Deputy Director, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Department of Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Private Bag 13306, Windhoek, Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Direct access Accredited Entities

GCF Team

Eduardo Freitas
Regional Manager
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Stephen Seres
Regional Officer
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Junghwan Yoo
Regional Analyst
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News + Stories

GCF-EIF agreement opens way for start of Namibian nature-based climate solution

26 Aug 2019 / The Green Climate Fund has come a step closer to helping Namibia’s Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) utilise the resilience of ecosystems to help communities withstand climate change. GCF and EIF have signed a Funded Activity Agreement (FAA) which opens the way for the implementation of a project in Namibia which builds the resilience of communities living in landscapes threatened by climate change by using an ecosystems-based adaptation approach.

GCF and DBSA partnership to boost climate investments in the Southern Africa region

22 Aug 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) signed an agreement today which will kick-off the programme to break market barriers and accelerate investments into climate projects.

GCF funding agreement with Namibia first under new simplified approach

06 Dec 2018 / A recently signed implementation agreement opens up GCF finances to boost the climate resilience of Namibian farmers in GCF’s first project approved under its Simplified Approval Process (SAP).

Namibia commences climate projects as GCF brings country ownership to the fore

04 Sep 2017 / The two GCF-supported projects help bolster rural people’s resilience.

GCF funds transfer will help Namibia’s rural poor weather change

29 Jun 2017 / GCF is transferring funds to two projects in Namibia to enhance farmers’ resilience to extreme weather in the latest sign of the Fund’s implementation of climate finance.

GCF signs off on project to improve climate-resilient agriculture in Namibia

15 Dec 2016 / GCF resources will now start flowing to help poor farmers in northern Namibia tackle climate change following the signing today of a Funded Activity Agreement (FAA).

Namibian Environmental Investment Fund is first Direct Access Entity to sign GCF readiness grant agreement

16 Nov 2016 / EIF today signed a grant agreement with the GCF, making it the first direct access entity to be supported by the Fund’s readiness programme.