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Sectors: Any fields

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Candidate countries: Turkey

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Responsible: European Commission

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IPA – Climate Change Adaptation Grant Programme (CCAGP) – 2020
Funds for: enhancing climate change adaptation in Turkey

Priorities and funded actions:

Objective
* To improve resilience of communities and cities, protect natural resources and ecosystems and enhance adaptation capacity of vulnerable economic sectors

Priorities
* Priority 1: Development of local climate action plans and strategies and/or preparation of decision-making tools (modelling, impact and vulnerability analysis, etc.);
* Priority 2: Avoiding and reducing exposure to climate change related risks (water scarcity, droughts, forest fires, floods, extreme weather events, etc.);
– Priority 3: Enhancing resilience of sectors impacted by climate change (please see section 2.1.4 for sectors);
– Priority 4: Enhancing the exchange of adaptation know-how and experience among organizations and cities within Turkey and/or the EU for creation and/or implementation of innovative climate change adaptation technologies and systems

Among financed actions
* Integrating adaptation to the impacts of climate change in local and sectoral policies and strengthening capacity, interagency cooperation and coordination;
* Developing and expanding R&D and scientific studies to ensure adaptation to the impacts of climate change in relevant sectors;
* Enhancing sustainable production and consumption and developing innovative financing tools for climate change adaptation;
* Enhancing community-based adaptation measures in combating climate change;
* Piloting demonstrative actions in the field of climate change adaptation;
* Raising awareness on the urgency and importance of adapting to climate change;
* Dissemination of best practices especially in collaboration with organizations and cities within Turkey and/or the EU;
* Identifying threats and risks and strengthening response mechanisms for management of natural disasters caused by climate change and reducing vulnerabilities including disaster risk mitigation;
* Developing capacity and improving interagency cooperation among state and non-state actors;
* Identifying and monitoring the impacts of climate change at local level;
* Developing emergency response action plans in risky areas, early warning systems and supplying the necessary infrastructure;
* Developing and/or implementing technology and innovative tools for climate change adaptation;
* Climate change adaptation action planning and strategy development also addressing mitigation

Additional information

* This call is a restricted call for proposals. In first instance, only concept notes will be evaluated

* Initial duration of the action: between 12 and 18 months

* Eligibility:
– Be a legal person;
– Be non-profit-making;
– Be established in a Member State of the European Union or Turkey or an eligible country according to the IPA Regulation;
– For Lot 1: be an NGO(association and foundation, etc.), be a municipality, be local authority (regional or provincial directorate, special provincial administration, governorship, etc.), be a university or research institution/centre, be a development agency, be a non-profit union, cooperative or be representative organizations of businesses and private sector at local level such as chambers, professional organizations, etc;
– For Lot 2: be a municipality, be a local authority (regional or provincial directorate, special provincial administration, governorship, etc.), or be a university or research institution/centre

– Actions must take place in Turkey