COUNTY PLATFORM FOR CLIMATE FINANCE DIALOGUE (CPCFD) PROJECT (MAY-DECEMBER 2022)
The county platform for climate finance dialogue (CPCFD) is an eight-month project supported by Christian Aid Kenya (CAK). The project seeks to provide a platform for dialogue, knowledge, information, and experience sharing on policy, advocacy, and practice in the context of County Climate Change Fund (CCCF) mechanism/devolved climate finance, which will be achieved through Advocacy actions, engaging in public campaigns, media engagement, engagement the CSOs convenings, holding strategic dialogues with relevant government institutions i.e., Members of Parliament, the Executives etc.
Project aims to champion the discussions on reforming climate finance facilities including the Adaptation Fund, Green Climate Fund (GCF), Funds from Multi-lateral banks and other climate finance facilities to be transparent and accessible in the build-up to the COP27 discussions on Loss and Damage.
Project goal: To contribute to discussions on Loss and Damage and climate finance in Kenya by creating a communication loop between the relevant government institutions and other actors at the County and National Levels.
Project specific objectives
To create an advocacy platform for scaling up networking, dialogue, knowledge, information and experience sharing on policy and practice in the context of County Climate Change Fund (CCCF) mechanism/devolved climate finance.
To mainstream CSO’s participation in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the national level policy framework on financing mechanism for loss and damage.
To champion the discussions on reforming climate finance facilities including the Adaptation Fund, Green Climate Fund (GCF), Funds from Multi-lateral banks and other climate finance facilities to be transparent and accessible in the build-up to the COP27 discussions on Loss and Damage.
To strengthen the capacity of Suswatch Kenya and participating CSOs to effectively contribute to, undertake and influence global stocktake on loss and damage, Adaptation and Mitigation Funds Activities
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Study Report on How Communities in Kisumu and Kakamega Counties are Building Resilience through Adaptation to Reduce Loss and Damage
Climate change has become one of the main challenges hindering the achievement of Kenya’s Vision 2030, Sustainable Development Goals, and county-specific Integrated Development Plans. Kenya has six eco-climatic zones, classified based on climatic, vegetative and soil characteristics. These include Zone…. Read More….
The primary target groups are the active members of community groups that will benefit from the devolved climate finance and are directly mobilized. Some might hold trusted positions (locally elected leaders).
The secondary beneficiaries are CSOs participating in the project, they represent people from the wider community at the wards where the Locally Led Climate Actions will take place.
The duty bearer target groups which constitute key decision makers from the National and the County levels charged with e.g. National and County policy development and general county budget allocations and issuing of by-laws. With this project, there will be enhanced engagement of CSOs in decision making modalities carrying with it new responsibilities of a transparent allocation and use of National and County development budgets. At national level the relevant duty bearers at ministerial level i.e Min. of Environment and Forestry, National Treasury, NEMA etc are targeted regarding administration of the County Climate Change Funds (CCCF); Financing Locally Led Climate Action (FLLoCA) Funds, Adaptation Funds, GCF and other Climate Finances at the National and the County level.
Christian Aid as a Partner will benefit through enhanced lobbying and Advocacy through increased climate action for Climate Justice.
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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT A STUDY FOR
DOCUMENTING EVIDENCE ON HOW THE COMMUNITIES ARE BUILDING
RESILIENCE THROUGH ADAPTATION TO REDUCE LOSS AND DAMAGE IN
KISUMU AND KAKAMEGA COUNTIES
Sustainable Environmental Development Watch (Suswatch Kenya) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization in Kenya since March 2011. It is a network composed of Civil Society Organizations engaged in varied thematic issues contributing towards sustainable development. Prior to its official registration Suswatch has been operating since 2002 as a loose network of civil society organizations. It draws its membership from various institutions spread across the country. It is a member of the East Africa Sustainability Watch (EA Suswatch) which was formed in 2005 and comprises of networks of NGOs from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. It is also a member of the East Africa Chapter of the International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE) which is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark.Read more…. TOR for a Consultancy