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Adaptation of agricultural production systems in Coastal Areas of Northwest Guinea-Bissau

Adaptation of agricultural production systems in Coastal Areas of Northwest Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau is a small coastal country in West Africa with high vulnerability to climate change, particularly in the form of seawater intrusion that results from sea level rise, tidal surges, and other adverse weather conditions. Seawater intrusion poses a severe threat on the country’s mangroves which is a major source of livelihood (mangrove rice) in addition to providing coastal protection and a biodiverse habitat. 

This project aims to enhance the climate resilience of livelihoods and food security of the most vulnerable people in Northwest and Northcentral coastal regions of Guinea-Bissau (Cacheu and Oio). It will do so by first improving local observation and monitoring systems for water and soil quality, rehabilitating small-scale water management schemes such as rainwater retention systems and irrigations, undertaking functional reforestation of mangroves on 250 hectares of mangrove swamp areas, and strengthening agricultural value chains with microenterprises. The project is expected to benefit more than 200,000 vulnerable people in Guinea-Bissau with increased food security and livelihoods support. 

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
82,450
Indirect
120,000
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

07 Aug 2019 - 1171 days

Concept note received

07 Aug 2019

Funding proposal received

21 May 2021

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

08 Aug 2022

Cleared by iTAP

12 Sep 2022

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

04 Oct 2022

Approved

20 Oct 2022 - 109 days so far

Approved by GCF Board

20 Oct 2022

FAA executed

21 Oct 2022

Under implementation

Completed

One region

  • Africa

One country

Three priority groups

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

GCF financing

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 9,807,800
Total GCF Financing
USD 9,807,800

Co-financing

Co-financerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 147,200
Total Co-Financing
USD 147,200

GCF Contacts

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GCF Independent Integrity Unity (IIU)
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Accredited Entity

Sahara and Sahel Observatory
Mr. Nabil BEN KHATRA
Primary

Executive Secretary
Boulevard du Leader Yasser Arafat PO Box 31, Tunis, 1080 (Tunisia), Tunis, Tunisia
Phone (216) 71 20 66 33
Phone (216) 98 57 43 00
nabil.benkhatra@oss.org.tn
Mrs. Khaoula JAOUI
Secondary

Climate Department Coordinator
Boulevard du Leader Yasser Arafat PO Box 31, Tunis, 1080 (Tunisia), Tunis, Tunisia
Phone (216) 55 62 01 18
Phone (216) 71 20 66 33
khaoula.jaoui@oss.org.tn
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National Designated Authority

Guinea-Bissau
SECRETARIAT OF STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT / GENERAL DIRECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
Mr Viriato Cassamá Primary
Avenida dos Combatentes da Liberdade da Pátria Palácio do Governo, Bissau, Guinée-Bissau, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Phone +245 578 4046
Phone +245 678 4046
cassamavilus@gmail.com

Documents

News + Stories

GCF and partners sign project agreements for four transformative climate projects

28 Oct 2022 / Four key agreements for climate projects (Funding Activity Agreement; FAA) were signed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and its partners on the margins of GCF’s 34th Board meeting (17-20 October 2022). They include climate resilience projects in the Maldives, Barbados, and Guinea-Bissau and GCF’s first at-scale private sector programme in the water sector.