Climate Finance short course/ Training
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.
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.
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)
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
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
Organization capacity and competency
Monitoring and review
External Communications channels
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