Nordic Climate Facility Launches Call for Proposals

2 November 2010: The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) has launched the second call for proposals on urban adaptation and renewable energy projects in eligible developing countries.

Grant financing up to EUR 500 000 can be provided to Nordic (i.e. Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland) institutions, organizations, companies and authorities with an eligible local partner in the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe for Africa; Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam for Asia; and Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua for Latin America. The Call promotes the transfer of technology, know-how and innovative ideas between the Nordic countries and eligible low-income countries on climate change. NCF is financed by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and implemented jointly with the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO). The total budget for the second call, which is open until 14 January 2011, is EUR 6 million. [Information and Eligibility Requirements] [Nordic Climate Facility Website]