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Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Co-op & Development, Energy

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Schools, SMEs, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Africa-Carribean-Pacific: Namibia

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Responsible: European Commission

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This call for proposals aims to reduce the vulnerability of rural population to the adverse impact of climate change through developing, testing and disseminating solutions and practices, implement innovative technologies and energy efficiency solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation in rural areas of Namibia.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– Lot 1: Climate change adaptation- Small Grants: Appropriate adaptation strategies and actions contribute to lowering the vulnerability of Namibians living in rural areas to the potential negative impacts of climate change (250 000 euro)
– Lot 2: Climate change adaptation- Large Grants: Appropriate adaptation strategies and actions contribute to lowering the vulnerability of Namibians living in rural areas to the potential negative impacts of climate change (2 475 000 euro)
– Lot 3: Climate Change Mitigation; energy – Small Grants: Mitigation actions contribute to renewable energy usage and energy use efficiency in rural communities of Namibia (250 000 euro)
– Lot 4: Climate Change mitigation; energy – Large Grants: Mitigation actions contribute to renewable energy usage and energy use efficiency in rural communities of Namibia (3 700 000 euro)

Priorities
Lots 1 and 2:
– Implement and promote adaptation in crop and/ or livestock production in rural areas
– Create sustainable access to water resources for small scale irrigation
Lots 3 and 4:
– Implementation and promotion of renewable forms of energy generation in rural areas
– Implementation and promotion of green technologies, practices and standards in rural areas
– Implementation and promotion of energy efficiency and saving measures in rural areas
– Actions aiming at enhancing the regulatory framework and investment climate for renewable energy in Namibia

Among financed actions
– Sustainable management of rangelands and pastures
– Constructing small water conservation
– Distribution of energy efficient cooking stoves
– Solar PV usage