FP167

Transforming Eastern Province through Adaptation

Transforming Eastern Province through Adaptation

Rwanda’s Eastern Province contains the largest area of national farming lands, but it is highly vulnerable to increasing drought. With smallholder farmers depending exclusively on rainfall, changes to weather seasonality - including shorter and more intense rainy seasons - have led to crop failure, food shortages and famine. 

This project will restore ecosystems and transform fragile landscapes in this province (one of Rwanda’s five provinces) which have been degraded and are unable to sustain livelihoods in the face of climate change. It will support the development of markets and value chains in climate-resilient agricultural and tree products that are sustainably managed. Initial funds in this scalable initiative will be accompanied by financial commitments from local microfinance institutions and investors. 

Total project value

 

Tonnes of emissions avoided

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
556,252
Indirect
1,364,185
Theme

Cross-cutting

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

27 Mar 2019 - 828 days

Concept note received

27 Mar 2019

Funding proposal received

30 Jul 2020

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

27 Mar 2021

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

07 Apr 2021

Cleared by iTAP

21 May 2021

Approved

01 Jul 2021 - 160 days so far

Approved by GCF Board

01 Jul 2021

FAA executed

02 Jul 2021

Under implementation

Completed

One region

  • Africa

One country

Two priority groups

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

GCF financing

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 33,783,755
Total GCF Financing
USD 33,783,755

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,030,191
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 3,456,398
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 6,000,000
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 4,625,153
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 727,300
Total Co-Financing
USD 15,839,042

GCF Contacts

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Accredited Entity

International Union for Conservation of Nature
Mr. Sébastien Delahaye
GEF / GCF Portfolio Manager
Rue Mauverney, 28, Gland, Switzerland
Phone +41229990251
Sebastien.Delahaye@iucn.org
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National Designated Authority

Rwanda
Rwanda Environment Management Authority
Mrs. Juliet Kabera
Director General

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