The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and the East African Development Bank (EADB) signed a partnership agreement in 2013 to establish a regional collaboration centre in Kampala, Uganda in an effort to increase participation in clean development mechanism (CDM) projects.
Countries supported: Angola, Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Piloting Article 6 – Experiences and Opportunities in Africa
During the Africa Climate Week held from 18th to 22nd March 2019 in Accra Ghana, GIZ Carbon Markets Programme in Uganda on behalf of the Germany Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) together with the UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Center (RCC) Kampala and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme co-organized and hosted an event “Piloting Art. 6–Experiences and Opportunities in Africa”. The event engaged delegates in discussions which highlighted the opportunities that Article 6 presents for Africa. The event also provided an opportunity for sharing experiences and showcasing of studies by various partners within the region in relation to Article 6. Read the report here
RCC Kampala a challenge host for the SEED Practitioners Lab Climate Finance - Kick off Lab: 19 June 2018, Transition Lab: 13 November 2018
From June to November 2018, RCC Kampala under the SEED Practitioners Lab for Climate Finance Initiative played the role of a challenge host for the Renewable Energy Infrastructure Challenge. RCC Kampala facilitated the working groups through the whole process of developing a financial product that overcomes some of the challenges faced in financing Renewable Energy. Read more>>
30 October to 1 November 2018 - Eastern African countries discuss carbon markets and carbon pricing in preparation for the upcoming 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) in Katowice
RCC Kampala and the GIZ Carbon Markets Project in Uganda on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) together with the Secretariat of the East African Community (EAC) organized a Pre-COP24 Negotiators Forum for Eastern African countries. The forum which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together participants from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burundi who held discussions on carbon pricing and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The discussions held during the event is envisaged to inform and feed into a position paper on Article 6 and other climate change related matters during COP24 in Katowice. Read more>>
7 - 8 August 2018 - Climate Finance Capacity Building Workshop for Rwandan Sector Experts