FP109

Safeguarding rural communities and their physical and economic assets from climate induced disasters in Timor-Leste

Safeguarding rural communities and their physical and economic assets from climate induced disasters in Timor-Leste

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 08 Jul 2019 at B.23
  • Est. completion 09 Mar 2026
  • ESS Category Category B

Safeguarding rural communities and their physical assets from climate induced disasters in Timor-Leste

Addressing the underlying causes of vulnerability of social and physical rural infrastructure and addressing a limited capacity to generate and use information about climate risks.

Timor-Leste’s socioeconomic and ecological systems are fragile. Extreme weather events cause severe damage to infrastructure, incurring yearly economic losses of around USD 250 million as a result of landslides, floods, erosion and drought. 

This project will strengthen the capacity of institutions to assess and manage climate risks and to implement, finance and maintain local infrastructure services. Monitoring of climate risk information will be enhanced. In addition, climate resilient building measures will improve small-scale rural infrastructure in vulnerable areas.

This project has an estimated lifespan of 6 years.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
175,840
Indirect
346,160
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

23 Jun 2017 - 746 days

Concept note received

23 Jun 2017

Funding proposal received

24 Jun 2018

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

24 Jun 2018

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

29 Nov 2018

Cleared by iTAP

14 Jun 2019

Approved

08 Jul 2019 - 246 days

Approved by GCF Board

08 Jul 2019

FAA executed

11 Dec 2019

Under implementation

09 Mar 2020 - 118 days so far

FAA effective

09 Mar 2020

Disbursement - USD 2,349,598

03 Jun 2020

Completed

09 Mar 2026 - 2,074 days to go

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

Two priority groups

  • Least Developed Countries
  • Small Island Developing States
USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing4% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 22,356,805

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 400,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 19,687,062
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 12,000,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 5,000,000

GCF Contacts

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Development Programme

Mr. Pradeep Kurukulasuriya
Executive Coordinator and Director, Global Environment Finance
304 East 45th Street, FF-9th Floor, New York, NY, United States
Phone +1 (212) 906-5884
pradeep.kurukulasuriya@undp.org
Mr. Robin Merlier
Environmental Policy Specialist Global Environmental Finance, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS)/Global Policy Network
Phone +1 2129065842
robin.merlier@undp.org

National Designated Authority

Timor-Leste

Office of the Secretariat of State for the Environment

Dr. Julião dos Reis
Acting Executive Secretary of Timor-Leste NDA for the Green Climate Fund & Principal Adviser for Climate Finance and Resource Mobilization
Fomento Office,, Rua Dom Boa Ventura No. 16, Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
Mr. Augusto Pinto
National Director
Fomento Office, Rua Dom Boa Ventura No. 16, Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
Phone +670 7781 1530
augusto.mpinto@yahoo.com

News + Stories

Timor-Leste's first GCF-funded project: A step towards increased climate resilience

24 Jul 2019 / At its twenty-third meeting in July (B.23), the Board of the Green Climate Fund approved GCF’s first climate action project in Timor-Leste, FP109: Safeguarding rural communities and their physical assets from climate induced disasters. Developed with the the National Directorate for Climate Change, the country’s National Designated Authority (NDA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the project will climate-proof small-scale infrastructure in six municipalities and help strengthen the resilience of rural communities to climate change induced disasters.