What is the Special Climate Change Fund?
The Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) was established to finance activities, programmes and
measures relating to climate change, that are complementary to those supported by other funding mechanism
for the implementation of the Convention. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has been entrusted to
operate the SCCF.
The SCCF focuses on: adaptation; technology transfer and capacity building; energy; transport; industry;
agriculture; forestry and waste management; and economic diversification.
COP 18 requested the GEF, through the SCCF, to consider how to enable activities for the preparation of
national adaptation plan (NAP) process for interested developing country Parties that are not least
developed country Parties.
More information on the SCCF