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Funding Options for Adaptation
 
MDG Achievement Fund (MDG-F)
Funding Source Government of Spain
Focal Sector/s All
Nature of Disbursement Grants
Cofinancing No
Eligible Region Africa, Asia-Pacific, South and Central America, Small Island Developing States, Least Developed Countries
Summary Note The MDG Achievement Fund (MDG-F) is funded by the Spanish government and is implemented through UN agincies such as UNDP, UNICEF and FAO. One of the thematic windows for the funding is environment and climate change; with special attention to the organization and management of natural resources and the environment in the context of local rural development and food security. Through this window, the MDG Achievement Fund seeks to support interventions that improve environmental management and service delivery at the national and local level, increase access to new financing mechanisms and enhance capacity to adapt to climate change. Of the 57 eligible UN Country Teams, 51 has submitted a proposal under this thematic window amounting to some $377 million.
Examples
  • Integration of ecosystems and adaptation to climate change in the Colombian Massif (Colombia)
  • Adaptation to climate change to sustain Jordan's MDG achievements (Jordan)
  • Strengthening the Phillippines' institutional capacity to adapt to climate change (Philippines)
Contact details for further information MDG-F Secretariat
UNDP, DC1-1962
1 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
Fax: +1 212 906 5634
Tel: +1 212 906 6180
E-mail: mdgf.secretariat@undp.org
 
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