IKI Medium Grants 2020

Status of the procedure

The selection of project ideas for the IKI Medium Grants Call 2020 has been completed. Submissions were possible in the period from 12 February 2020 to 26 May 2020.

Eleven projects were selected from the 204 outlines submitted in the ideas competition, ten of which are currently being implemented.

Funding priorities

The first call of the IKI Medium Grants programme in 2020 focused on the areas of mitigation of climate change and biodiversity. Thematic funding priorities included city, mobility, energy and biodiversity.

During the second selection stage the following 11 project outlines were invited to elaborate their project ideas in a detailed project proposal.

Funding priority: Energy

Improving energy efficiency in the building sector through the use of renewable raw materials from agroforestry systems

  • Implementing organisations: Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde (HNEE),  International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME)
  • Country: Usbekistan

To the project

Green Youth labs: Training program for innovation and a socially equitable energy transition (GreenYOU)

  • Implementing organisations: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Centre of Live & Learn for Environment and Community
  • Country: Viet Nam

To the project

Communities of Practice as driver of a bottom-up energy transition in Nigeria

  • Implementing organisations: Reiner Lemoine Institut, Clean Technology Hub
  • Country: Nigeria

To the project

Funding priority: Mobility

SPARK - Sparking active mobility actions for climate-friendly cities

  • Implementing organisations: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability e.V. (Weltsekretariat), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Inc., Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC)
  • Country: Philippines

Electric Cargo Bikes “Made in Ghana” –  Contributing to the Transformation of Ghana’s Transportation

  • Implementing organisations: Siemens Stiftung, Impact Hub Accra (IHA)
  • Country: Ghana

To the project

Funding priority: City

Urban climate action: pilot projects  under article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Indonesia & Thailand

  • Implementing organisations: Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH, Thailand Greenhousegas Managment Office (TGO), Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
  • Countries: Indonesia, Thailand

To the project

Funding priority: Biodiversity

Financing a Green Recovery

  • Implementing organisations: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH, Fondo Acción (FA), Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)
  • Countries: Brazil, Colombia

To the project

Protection and regeneration of the high Andean puna grassland and the tree line forest of the Manu Biosphere Reserve (PunaManu)

  • Implementing organisations:Zoologische Gesellschaft Frankfurt von 1858 e.V. (ZGF), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru (PUCP)
  • Country: Peru

To the project

Biodiversity Finance Accelerator Southern Africa (BioFA)

  • Implementing organisations: adelphi research gemeinnützige GmbH, WEAC (Women’s Entrepreneurship Access Centre, ehemals WECREATE), Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)
  • Countries: Zambia, Malawi

To the project

Nature Conservation and Agroforestry Production in Rural Communities

  • Implementing organisations: Manfred-Hermsen-Stiftung, Asian Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB)
  • Country: Nepal

To the project

Schutz des Nyekweri Waldes durch die lokale Bevölkerung, Trans Mara Subcounty, Kenia

  • Implementing organisations: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Regenwald und Artenschutz (ARA) e.V., Indigenous Information Network (IIN)
  • Country: Kenya

To the project

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