Nairobi Accredited Professional Short course on Climate Finance March 11th-15th, 2024

Climate Finance short course/ Training

About ASPM.
The Africa School of Project Management (ASPM) was established in the year 2000 in Kenya as a membership based professional management organization. The school was formed to address capacity building needs among development partners, donor organizations, Government agencies, International and private sector firms in Africa.
The school has been pivotal in capacity building in South Sudan, South Africa, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Somalia, Liberia, The Gambia, Tanzania, Pakistan, Burundi and Rwanda. The school has trained over 12,000 staffs who are involved in different projects and also conducted surveys, evaluations and research in different projects and businesses in Africa.

Course Preamble.

Climate Finance is dedicated fund helping developing countries reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and enhance their ability to respond to climate change.

Green Climate fund (GCF) aims to catalyse a flow of climate finance to invest in low-emission and climate-resilient development, driving a paradigm shift in the global response to climate change. The discourse on GCF will aim to achieve the following; Have a better understanding of the Financial Management instruments, fiduciary compliance and project/program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting techniques and systems. Understand the private sector accreditation processes for financial institutions; the Environmental and Social Standards.

Training Modules
 Climate Strategy and agenda for Africa/East Africa
 Overview of Climate Finance
 Climate Change Regime: Policy Overview
 Climate Finance: Financing Mitigation and Adaptation Actions
 Introduction to GCF
 Priority Setting and Country Ownership
 GCF Readiness Programmes
 Designing a GCF concept notes and proposals
 Simplified Approval Process (SAP)
 Co-financing
 GCF investment criteria
 Delivery of projects and programs including monitoring, evaluation, and reporting
 Financial management instruments and fiduciary standards
 Planning, identifying and designing of country driven transformational climate investment
 Preparation of concept notes and funding proposals within the investment criteria and result areas of the GCF
 The GCF Proposal/concept note review and appraisal process
 GCF REDD-plus results-based payments pilot program
 GCF Access modalities and accreditation upgrading process
 Project preparation facility (PPF) application
 Opportunities and challenges for the engagement of the private sector;
 Lessons on the accreditation of Development banks and suggestions and important institutional networks to the accreditation of Development Bank of Ethiopia
 Basic fiduciary standards
Key administrative and financial capacities
Transparency and accountability
Project management
On- lending and/or blending
 Environmental & social safeguards
Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS)
Environmental and Social (E&S) policy
Identification of Risks and Impacts
Management programme
Organization capacity and competency
Monitoring and review
External Communications channels
 Gender considerations
Competencies, policies and procedures to implement the Green Climate Fund’s Gender Policy
Experience with gender and climate change, including a track record of leading to both men and women.
 GCF Indigenous People’s Policy
 Acquire skills on grievance redress mechanisms

How to Register: Kindly apply through the following link or drop us mail at [email protected] or through. Online Application