SAP003

Enhancing climate resilience of the water sector in Bahrain

Enhancing climate resilience of the water sector in Bahrain

Enhanced institutional capacity and knowledge management to mainstream climate resilience into sectoral water management planning. 

Climate change has the potential to cause water shortages in Bahrain - due to reduced aquifer recharge by decreasing rainfall and saltwater intrusion into aquifers. Water demand and consumption patterns are only partially understood for the domestic sector, and less understood for other sectors, including agriculture and industry.

This project will help Bahrain’s Water Resources Council establish and operate a knowledge platform on climate-resilient integrated water resources management framework across different sectors. The project will also initiate an awareness campaign highlighting the benefits of wastewater re-use, and produce guidelines for rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling.

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
130,500
Indirect
1,600,000
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

29 May 2018 - 145 days

Concept note received

29 May 2018

Funding proposal received

08 Aug 2018

Cleared by iTAP

26 Sep 2018

Approved

20 Oct 2018 - 298 days

Approved by GCF Board

20 Oct 2018

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

16 Nov 2018

FAA executed

15 May 2019

Under implementation

13 Aug 2019 - 192 days so far

FAA effective

13 Aug 2019

Disbursement - USD 906,500

25 Sep 2019

Completed

13 Aug 2024 - 1,636 days to go

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

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

GCF financing39% disbursed

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 2,320,388

GCF Project Team

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Environment Programme

Ermira Fida
Senior Programme Management Officer
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
Hemini Vrontamitis
Legal Officer
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya

National Designated Authority

Bahrain

Supreme Council for Environment

Mohamed Bin Daina
Chief Executive of the Supreme Council for the Environment
P.O. Box 18233, Bahrain Mall, Manama, Bahrain
Phone +973 17386000
Phone +973 17386661
Phone +973 66636333
mbindaina@sce.gov.bh