FP108

Transforming the Indus Basin with Climate Resilient Agriculture and Water Management

Transforming the Indus Basin with Climate Resilient Agriculture and Water Management

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 08 Jul 2019 at B.23
  • Est. completion 02 Mar 2026
  • ESS Category Category B

Transforming the Indus Basin with Climate Resilient Agriculture and Water Management

Transforming agriculture in the Indus Basin by increasing resilience among the most vulnerable farmers and strengthening government capacity to support communities to adapt.

Pakistan’s vulnerability is linked to its arid to semi-arid climate, as well as its high dependency on a single river system along with snow and glacial meltwater to provide its agricultural water supply. 

This project will develop the country’s capacity to use the information it needs to adapt to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and water management by putting in place state-of-the art technology. It will build farmers’ climate resilience through skills, knowledge and technology enhancement activities. It will also create a wider enabling environment for continuous adaptation.

This project has an estimated lifespan of 20 years.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
1,300,000
Indirect
16,000,000
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

15 Feb 2018 - 509 days

Concept note received

15 Feb 2018

Funding proposal received

23 Jun 2018

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

04 Apr 2019

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

11 Apr 2019

Cleared by iTAP

07 Jun 2019

Approved

08 Jul 2019 - 239 days

Approved by GCF Board

08 Jul 2019

FAA executed

08 Jul 2019

Under implementation

02 Mar 2020 - 85 days so far

FAA effective

02 Mar 2020

Disbursement - USD 6,371,836

15 Apr 2020

Completed

02 Mar 2026 - 2,107 days to go

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing13% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 34,990,832

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 7,999,965
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 4,699,966

GCF Contacts

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Accredited Entity

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Mr Roberto Ridolfi
Assistant Director-General, Programme Support and Technical Cooperation Department
Phone +39 0657 0501 46
TC-ADG@fao.org
Mr. Alexander Jones
Director, Climate and Environment Division
Phone +39 0657 0523 31
CBC-Director@fao.org

National Designated Authority

Pakistan

Ministry of Climate Change

Ms. Naheed Durrani
Federal Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change
3rd Floor, Ministry of Climate Change, LG&RD Complex, G-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone +9251-9224579
pakistangcf@gmail.com
Mr. Ahsanullah Khan
Officer in Charge-Climate Finance Unit
3rd Floor, Ministry of Climate Change, LG & Rd Complex, G-5/2, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone +9251-9245626
pakistangcf@gmail.com

News + Stories

GCF and FAO break record in signing fastest ever project agreement, supporting climate-vulnerable Pakistan farmers

09 Jul 2019 / In a sign of accelerating climate finance flows, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has signed an agreement to implement a project by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to enhance the climate resilience of farmers in Pakistan’s Indus Basin. GCF signed the Funded Activity Agreement (FAA) to transfer USD 35 million to the FAO project yesterday, less than 24 hours after it was approved by the GCF Board. The signing represents the fastest progression from project funding approval to a funding implementation agreement during GCF’s four years of operation.