Partner: Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

Contact Person: Obed Koringo 

Regions: East Africa, Southern Africa, and West Africa

Countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Togo

From – to: April 2016 – June 2018


The World Bank through the Forest Carbon Partnership facility (FCPF) is supporting PACJA in a two years project aimed at building the capacity of African Civil Society and Local Communities on REDD+.

Project components

  • National Capacity Building and Awareness Raising
  • Regional Exchange and Sharing of Lessons Learned
  • Management, M&E and Reporting


  • The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen:
  • the knowledge of targeted southern civil society organizations and local communities of REDD+ Readiness at the national level and
  • knowledge exchange at the regional level


The beneficiaries of the project are Southern CSO networks from the 18 FCPF eligible countries in Africa, namely Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda, who are eligible to participate in regional learning and exchange activities (activities funded under Component 2). Of the 18 countries, Southern CSOs and Local communities from eleven countries are eligible to participate in national-level capacity building, awareness raising and networking activities (under Component 1), namely Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda. Under this project, PACJA, the implementing agency, is focusing national level activities on five (5) Countries namely: Ethiopia (Institute for Sustainable development), Ivory Coast (Actions en faveur de l’Homme et de la Nature), Togo (Groupement E-D/ADCF), Mozambique (ORAM -Rural Association for Mutual Support), and Madagascar (Gasy Youth UP).

For feedback or grievances regarding the REDD+ project, kindly use the email addresses and phone numbers below:

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Phone Number: 0711518181

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Phone Number: 0711503070

You can download our complaints and feedback mechanism procedure here

Summary of the REDD+ Sub-projects

Please download summaries of REDD+ sub-projects in Togo, Madagascar, Mozambique, Togo, and Cote D'Ivoire using the links below:

REDD+ Sub-Project in Cote d'Ivoire (English) Cote D’Ivoire: Informations Generales Du Projet

REDD+ Sub-Project in Mozambique (English) Mozambique: Informations Générales Sur Le Projet (French)




Trócaire ARP UKAM Project

Trócaire-UKAM Project: Community resilience and climate change adaptation in semi-arid lands – 3years starting 2016


Contact Person: Obed Koringo

Partners: Trócaire/UK aid

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Kenya

From – to: 2016 - 2019


Impact Statement

Vulnerable communities in three drought-affected semi-arid counties (Embu, Tharaka Nithi and Kitui) are more resilient to the impact of shocks and stresses related to climate change

Outcome 1:

Vulnerable HH in three drought-affected semi-arid Counties have improved levels of economic security

Outcome 2:

Vulnerable households in three drought-affected semi-arid Counties have improved levels of food security

Outcome 3:

Vulnerable communities in three drought-affected semi-arid Counties have improved capacity to protect and manage natural resources in a climate sensitive manner

Outcome 4:

Vulnerable communities in three drought-affected semi-arid Counties have improved capacity to plan for, respond to and cope with shocks and stresses related to climate change


Contact Person: Sam Ogallah

Partners: SIDA

Region: Africa 

Purpose/Outcome: To strengthen African civil society engagement in implementation of Paris Agreement


To enhance the capacity national platforms, and particularly the 8 priority Chapters, to engage their governments in the implementation of Paris Agreement and SDGs

To facilitate selected national chapters to participate and contribute to sub-regional, regional and international climate change dialogue processes with a view to holding governments to account on their commitment to NDCs and other provisions of Paris Agreement

To strengthen the governance structure of PACJA and national chapters to effectively deliver their mandate

Broaden citizen awareness on the Paris Agreement through robust media engagement.

Contact Person: Julius Karanja

Partners: Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa

Regions: East Africa

Countries: Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania


The overall objective of this project is to engage the pastoralists sector as the key Actor and partner in the efforts to combat climate change and enhance food security through increased advocacy and policy coherence responses. Specific objectives are:-

Objective 1: To strengthen the capacity of Pastoralists organizations to engage in climate change processes at national and regional levels

Objective 2: To build strong linkages and partnerships between Pastoralist organizations and other climate change Civil Society lobby groups at national, regional and international levels

Southern Voices

Contact Person: Obed Koringo

Partners: CARE Denmark

Regions: East Africa, West Africa, and Southern Africa

Countries: Kenya, Malawi, and Ghana

The Southern Voices is a coalition of climate networks and partners in the Global South, supported by a Consortium of Danish development NGOs - all engaged in promoting pro-poor climate policies locally and globally through the use of Joint Principles for Adaptation.

The project is coordinated through three regional facilitators from southern partner NGOs, and the Secretariat in Copenhagen hosted by CARE Danmark.

In Africa, the Project is implemented in Kenya Malawi and Ghana through

PACJA as the regional focal point.

For more information, please visit www.southernvoices.net



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