Country specific selection procedure: South Africa

The country call for South Africa started on April 21st.

Project outlines can be submitted through theIKI online platform in English. The deadline for this call is August 31st, 11:59 pm (CEST).

The earliest start of projects can be expected from the beginning of 2021. Only fully completed outlines, submitted via the IKI online platform by the deadlines above, will be considered in the selection procedure.

The funding volume is up to EUR 30 millions for both projects.

The IKI is looking for two projects on

  1. Just Transition to a Decarbonised Economy for South Africa and
  2. Land Use and Climate Change Mitigation.

Governments worldwide are currently implementing economic packages to reduce the negative effects of the COVID 19 pandemic. Measures that are now being taken therefore also provide the opportunity to align economic and structural reform packages with the global goals of climate and biodiversity protection. We thus reques submitting organisations to integrate corresponding components into their project outlines.

For further information, kindly refer to the official funding information as well as the documents that are available for download under “documents” in the right column of this website.


Funding Information South Africa (PDF | 567 KB)


IKI online platform


Guidelines on project/programme planning and monitoring (1.03 MB)


Guidelines and Standardindacators (PDF | 568 KB)


Safeguards (PDF | 357 KB)


News article


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