FP113

TWENDE: Towards Ending Drought Emergencies: Ecosystem Based Adaptation in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands

TWENDE: Towards Ending Drought Emergencies: Ecosystem Based Adaptation in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands

Increasing the resilience of the livestock and other land-use sectors through restored and effectively governed rangeland ecosystems in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands

Climate change is projected to increase the variability of rainfall and temperature, increasing the risk of more frequent and severe droughts - and other extreme weather events - in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands.

The project targets eleven counties in two major climate zones which have devolved powers under Kenya’s new constitution. Building capacity and institutions for the improved implementation of devolution is seen as necessary to enhance the climate resilience of Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands. Interventions focus on increasing the adaptive capacities of communities and local institutions to develop evidence-based landscape planning. This will be done by increasing accessibility to climate data and information; and enhancing the ability of community-based cottage industries to access markets and financial services.

This project has an estimated lifespan of 5 years.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
155,000
Indirect
620,000
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

22 Dec 2016 - 929 days

Concept note received

22 Dec 2016

Funding proposal received

03 Jul 2018

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

22 Apr 2019

Cleared by iTAP

14 Jun 2019

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

27 Jun 2019

Approved

08 Jul 2019 - 234 days so far

Approved by GCF Board

08 Jul 2019

FAA executed

03 Jan 2020

Under implementation

Completed

01 Jun 2024

One region

  • Africa

One country

One priority group

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

GCF financing

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 23,152,082

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 3,600,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 2,400,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 2,400,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,500,000
Co-FinancingLoanUSD 800,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 690,900

GCF Project Team

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Accredited Entity

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Sheila Aggarwal-Khan
Director, GEF / GCF Coordination Unit
Rue Mauverney, 28, Gland, Switzerland
Phone +41229990292
Sheila.aggarwal-khan@iucn.org
Sébastien Delahaye
GEF / GCF Portfolio Manager
Rue Mauverney, 28, Gland, Switzerland
Phone +41229990251
Sebastien.Delahaye@iucn.org

National Designated Authority

Kenya

The National Treasury

Peter Odhengo
Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Finance
Phone +254 722 984992
odhengo@gmail.com
Julius Muia
Principal Secretary
Treasury Building, Harambee Avenue, P.O Box 30007-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +254 20 224 0051
ps@treasury.go.ke
Hillary Korir
Economist