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Promoting Ecosystem based Adaptation through Friends of EbA (FEBA)

As of: March 2019

Objective and activities

Friends of EbA (FEBA) is a global network of agencies and organisations involved in Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) at the policy and field implementation levels. This project will enhance mutual learning and sharing of experiences between these organisations to make EbA more effective and demonstrate its value-addition as an adaptation option. The generated knowledge and collaboration will contribute towards informing and improving adaptation planning processes and practices at national, regional and especially the global levels (UNFCCC, Nairobi Work Programme).    

State of implementation/results

  • Approx. 50 organisations and more than 120 individuals cooperate on EbA-topics through the FEBA network
  • Support of the UNFCCC secretariat in developing the synthesis report on climate change and ecosystems
  • Development of standards and quality criteria for EbA, publication of results
  • Organisation of side events such as the “EbA knowledge day” and a seminar series during the climate negotiations

Project data


Implementing organisation:
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - USA

BMU grant:
€ 418,400

10/2016 till 09/2019


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