FP218

Building climate resilience in the landscapes of Kigoma region, Tanzania

Building climate resilience in the landscapes of Kigoma region, Tanzania

In the Republic of Tanzania’s Kigoma Region, climate data show more frequent and unpredictable periods of heavy rainfall causing an increase of flood events. Dry spells are also expected to increase in frequency and severity. Coupled with the rise in average temperatures, this puts immense pressure on Kigoma’s already limited surface water resources. Consequently, both the refugee and host communities in the area face significant threats to their livelihoods since they rely on rainfall to deliver ecosystem goods and services. Given the existing humanitarian and environmental challenges in the region, Kigoma lacks the necessary tools and resources to effectively tackle climate challenges.

This project bridges the gap between efforts in development, humanitarian, and climate by adopting an integrated landscape-level approach that addresses the distinct climate adaptation requirements of both host communities and refugees residing in Kigoma. The key components of the project span from creating land use plans, rehabilitating degraded ecosystems to mainstreaming climate change adaptation measures into the region’s developmental plans and policies. Directly benefitting over half a million of the most-vulnerable people, the project will ensure the long-term sustainability of the communities through clear land-use demarcation, increased provision of ecosystem services and land productivity, increased water availability for irrigation during dry periods and improved food security through improved crop production.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
570,341
Indirect
711,516
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

10 May 2019 - 1630 days

Concept note received

10 May 2019

Funding proposal received

24 Jan 2020

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

17 Dec 2020

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

25 Sep 2023

Cleared by iTAP

03 Oct 2023

Approved

25 Oct 2023 - 125 days so far

Approved by GCF Board

25 Oct 2023

FAA executed

25 Oct 2023

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 19,007,353
Total GCF Financing
USD 19,007,353

Co-financing

Co-financerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 4,611,293
Total Co-Financing
USD 4,611,293

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Environment Programme
Mr. Henrik Slotte
Primary

Special Advisor, Resource Mobilization, Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund Coordinator, Corporate Services Division
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +41 22 917 85 98
henrik.slotte@un.org
unep-gcf@un.org
Mr. Sean Khan
Secondary

GCF Coordinator, Corporate Services Division
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552 Nairobi, Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +254 20 762 3795
unep-gcf@un.org
sean.khan@un.org
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National Designated Authority

Tanzania
Vice President's Office
Ms. Mary Maganga Primary
Permanent Secretary
P.O.Box 2502, Dodoma, Tanzania
Freddy Manyika Secondary