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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.

OBJECTIVES

  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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THE PAN AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY FOREST CARBON PARTNERSHIP FACILITY (FCPF) CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM (CBP) ON REDD+ PROJECT

  1. INTRODUCTION

PACJA is currently the Africa CSO Recipient Organization for phase two of the “Pan African Civil Society FCPF Capacity Building Program on REDD+ supported by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). The project was set up to facilitate active engagement and participation of REDD+ relevant stakeholders, including southern civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities (LC) from FCPF participating countries in Africa.

The project is funded to a tune of US$1,156, 440 grant from the FCPF through the World Bank. The Project was approved on 14th March 2016 and the effectiveness date was 21st April 2016 and the closing date is December 31, 2019. The amount and closing date reflect additional financing of US$800,000 and an extension of the closing date, approved by the World Bank and signed by the World Bank and PACJA in June 2018.

The beneficiaries of the project are CSOs and LCs in 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, which are eligible to participate in regional learning and exchange activities.

  1. ABOUT THE PROJECT

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen: (i) the knowledge of targeted Southern Civil society organizations and local communities of REDD+ Readiness at the national level and (ii) knowledge ‎exchange at the regional level.

The Project has three components which are:

  • Component 1: National Capacity Building and Awareness Raising – This component aims at supporting capacity building and awareness raising activities for Southern CSO networks, CSOs and LC representatives from ten (10) FCPF countries, namely; Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique , Togo, Nigeria, Central Africa Republic, Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso and Gabon with a specific focus on women and youth.
  • Component 2: Regional Exchange and Sharing of Lessons Learned - This component focuses on the design and implementation of a robust regional platform for information exchange and knowledge sharing between CSO networks of all 18 FCPF member countries, 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,‎ as well as other national and regional REDD+ processes and climate change fora. This is in response to civil society representatives’ calls for knowledge sharing and dissemination, and in order to strengthen regional CSO collaboration.
  • Component 3: Management, M&E and Reporting - This component aims at financing the overhead costs of the Project Management team. Project management activities include: procurement, financial management, environmental and social safeguard monitoring, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and reporting, and preparation of work plans and budgets acceptable to the World Bank.

 A global partnership of governments, businesses, civil society, and Indigenous Peoples focused on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, forest carbon stock conservation, the sustainable management of forests, and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+).

SUB-GRANTEE INFORMATION

The following sub grantees implemented National Capacity Building activities during the;

first implementation period (April 2016 to June 2018)

second implementation period (July 2018 to December 2019)


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

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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)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Mozambique (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Madagascar (English) 

REDD+ Sub-Project in Togo (English) 

REDD+ Sub-Project in Ethiopia (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Congo (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Nigeria (English)

REDD+ Sub-Project in Central Africa Republic (English)

 

Previous Implementation period sub-projects in summary

COTE D'IVOIRE project summary-1

ETHIOPIA ISD project summary

MADAGASCAR project summary

MOZAMBIQUE project summary

TOGO project summary

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

Redd+ Project Status of Implementation Report

Key Links

https://www.forestcarbonpartnership.org

https://www.forestcarbonpartnership.org/fcpf-capacity-building-program

http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/201281473172981781/Africa-Pan-African-Civil-Society-FCPF-Capacity-Building-Program-on-REDD-Project-P155374-Implementation-Status-Results-Report-Sequence-01

http://www.pamacc.org/index.php/ar/k2-listing/item/756-ethiopian-government-to-boost-world-bank-funded-redd-awareness-projects

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Email:info@pacja.org, appeals@pacja.org

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+254  711518181, +254  711503070           
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