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Enhancing Policy Change on Climate Change and Natural Resource Management project

This project seeks to address the gaps in the existing climate related policies at the national and county. The project will advocate for the Ecosystem Based Approaches to be used as the overall approach in national and county level policies and plans. The key policies that will be targeted in the policy advocacy are agriculture, the National Adaptation plan, Energy and water polices. The project will target key policy makers at national and county level to achieve its policy advocacy agenda. The policy/decision makers that will be targeted are Directors, Cabinet Ministries and legislators.  Women groups, Natural Resource Management groups, and Community Management Disaster Risk Reduction groups, Charcoal Production Association groups at the national and county level will also key in the PACJA’s advocacy process.  

Project Outcomes

  1. National government authorities take action to develop, adopt or operationalize laws, policies and budgeted strategies that support the protection and sustainable management of natural resources through ecosystem-based adaptation in an equitable manner
  2. County Government authorities take action to develop, adopt or operationalize laws, policies and budgeted strategies that support the protection and sustainable management of natural resources through ecosystem-based adaptation in an equitable manner.



Funded by: Irish Aid          

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The Voice for Change Partnership Project (V4CP)

This V4CP project is designed and implemented under the premise that appropriate policies are a key component of stabilising the livelihoods of pastoral systems especially those that are geared towards adapting to a changing climate. Policies should be well formulated and adaptive to the needs of pastoral communities, incorporating indigenous knowledge and recognising the role of customary institutions. Supporting these is therefore paramount for to achieve the ambition of the project.

The long-term goal of the V4CP project under the theme of resilience is to achieve climate-resilient pastoralists’ communities with strengthened voice and participation in climate change policy-making processes in Kenya. This goal will be attained through the realization of enactment and implementation of inclusive legal frameworks and integration of pastoralists’ representatives in structures and processes of climate change decision-making. With PACJA’s vast experience and existing space as a credible CSO voice on climate change matters in Africa and particularly Kenya, and particularly in Kenya, PACJA understands and acknowledges the need for establishment of an institutionalized process for pastoralist organizations’.

The project goal is to increase pastoralist resilience to climate change by enhancing their voice in climate change policy formulation and implementation in Kenya.


  1. To enhance capacity of V4CP partners and CSOs partners on understanding of climate resilience, climate policy advocacy and climate finance to facilitate integration of climate change into Food security, Renewable energy and Resilience work
  2. To Increase collaboration between CSOs, private sector and government for climate action.
  3. To facilitate improved accountability mechanism at national and county levels in climate change processes.
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Deepening African Civil Society Engagement in International Post- Paris Climate Change Dialogues and Response Strategies

This project aims to strengthen African civil society engagement in implementation of Paris Agreement through enhancing the capacity of national platforms, and particularly the 8 priority Chapters, to engage their governments in the implementation of Paris Agreement and SDGs. It will also 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 as well as strengthen the governance structure of PACJA and national chapters to effectively deliver their mandate. It also seeks to broaden citizen awareness on the Paris Agreement through robust media engagement.

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Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

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+.

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.

Project components

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


The beneficiaries of the project are Southern Civil Society Organization 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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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)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Madagascar (English) Madagascar: Informations Generales Du Projet (French)


REDD+ Sub-Project in Togo (English) Togo: Informations Generales Sur Le Projet (French)


REDD+ Sub-Project in Ethiopia (English) Ethiopie: Informations Generales Du Projet (French)


Find out more about the status of implementation of the report by downloading the document below: 

Redd+ Project Status of Implementation Report

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