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  • South Africa


South African National Biodiversity Institute
Headquartered in: South Africa
SANBI Private Bag X7, Claremont
Cape Town 7735 Tel: +27 21 799 8800 Fax: +27 21 762 3229

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), is a national entity and a research institute that coordinates research, monitors and reports on the state of biodiversity in South Africa. SANBI also provides planning and policy advice and pilots management models. It has developed and implemented climate-resilient projects that deliver multiple and sustainable benefits to communities in an effort to respond to local adaptation needs and national climate change priorities. SANBI has achieved this by mobilizing financial resources from various sources, including multilateral financial institutions.

entity profile

  • Entity Type:
    • direct (national)
    • direct (regional)
    • international
  • Size:
    • micro
    • small
    • medium
    • large
  • Fiduciary Standards:
    • basic
    • project mgt
    • grant award
    • on-lending/blending
  • Environmental and Social Risk Category:
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A


Primary Contact
Dr Mandy Barnett Director Climate Change Adaptation
  • Tel +27 21 799 8875
  • Email
Secondary Contact
Ms Lorato Sithole Chief Financial Officer
  • Tel +27 12 843 5179
  • Email
Document title
Published date
Accreditation Master Agreement SANBI 21 Aug 2017
Accredited Entity nomination SANBI - South Africa 06 Jan 2017
SANBI - GCF Board Decision on Accreditation - B.14 28 Dec 2016
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