Thematic selection procedure 2019/2

Status of the procedure

The selection of project ideas for the thematic selection procedure 2019/2 has been completed. We received 188 project ideas. 14 project outlines were selected to proceed to the second stage of the selection procedure. All participants were informed about the results by email.

Submissions were possible in the period from 7 November 2019 to 2 April 2020.With this call IKI was looking for project outlines with a funding volume of 5 to 20 million euros each for a total of 13 key topics.

Overview – funding priorities and selected outlines

The following 14 project outlines were selected to proceed to the second stage of the selection procedure and have been invited to prepare a detailed project proposal.

There is no claim for funding. The final funding decision is based upon the assessment of the project proposal and the availability of federal budget. 

1. Bringing financial flows into line with climate change goals –implementation of Article 2, para. (1)(c) of the Paris Agreement 

Title

Preparing the inclusive green finance ecosystem for scaled up international private sector climate finance for adaptation and mitigation by vulnerable communities in Asia Pacific

Consortium

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), ADA a.s.b.l, Earth Wake, Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA)

Cooperation countries

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, Laos, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

2. Capacity building to meet the transparency requirements of the Paris Agreement

Title

Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) country support programme    

Consortium

United Nations Office for Project Services    

Cooperation countries

Venezuela, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo DR, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Lesotho, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, Gabon

Status

Second stage of selection procedure
 

3. Digitalisation oftransportationin Asianor Latin Americanurban areas

Title

ACCESS:  Accelerating Access to Low 
Carbon Urban Mobility Solutions through Digitalization 

Consortium

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL), Centro Mario Molina (CMM),  Wuppertal Institute (WI), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)

Cooperation countries

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

4. Alternatives to new fossil energy infrastructure, in particular to coal-fired power generation 

Title

Towards zero carbon Asia – Transformational shift from fossil fuel-based to sustainable development pathways

Consortium

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Climate Analytics, New-Climate Institute, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Cambodia Development Resource Institute, Bangladesh Univeristy of Engineering and Technology, Mongolia Energy Club, Third Generation Environmentalism Ltd, Research Centre for Green Finance Development, PSC School of Finance, Tsinghua University, World Resources Institute

Cooperation countries

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mongolia, Pakistan

Status

Second stage of selection procedure
 

5. Energy efficiency in the fields of industrial and production facilities, trade and commerce 

Title

Improving the energy efficiency of the global building supply chain industry and its products to deliver high performance buildings

Consortium

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Armenia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Uzbekistan, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Georgia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in the Kyrgyz Republic, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Ukraine, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in the Republic of Moldova, Green Building Alliance (GBA), Passivhaus Institut, Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Tajikistan, DTU - Technical University of Denmark (UNEP DTU Partnership, UDP), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP

Cooperation countries

Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

6. Strategic use of cooperative approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Title

Article 6 cooperative approaches for high ambition NDC implementation

Consortium

UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Carbon Limits AS (CL), GFA Consulting Group (GFA), Kommunalkredit Public Consulting GmbH (KK)

Cooperation countries

Colombia, Pakistan, Thailand, Zambia

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

7. Establishing climate-friendly and biodiversity-friendly product standards and consumption methods 

Title

Greening supply and demand: Advancing Eco-Labels and Sustainable Public Procurement for climate and biodiversity protection (Eco-Advance)

Consortium

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, UN Environment Programme - UNEP, Öko-Institut e.V.

Cooperation countries

Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico

Status

Second stage of selection procedure
 

8. Upscaling, mainstreaming and implementation of community-based adaptation 

Title

Community-Based Adaptation: Scaling up Community Action for Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Southern Africa and Beyond (CBA-SCALE Southern Africa+)

Consortium

CARE Germany e.V., International Union for the Conservation of Nature, International Institute for Sustainable Development, CARE International in Zimbabwe, CARE International in Zambia, FANRPAN, CARE International in Mozambique

Cooperation countries    

Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

9. Activities at the UN Decade for the restoration of ecosystems, with the focus on forests 

Title

Implementing the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021–2030: A  Multi-Partner Trust Fund to Mobilize Global Action

Consortium

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Union for Conservation of Nature, Center for International Forestry Research

Cooperation countries

Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Senegal

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

10. Conservation and restoration of peatland ecosystems 

Title

Western Pacific Sustainable Peatland 
Management (SAGU) Programme

Consortium

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, Global Environment Centre (GEC), Kemitraan/ Partnership for  Governance Reform, Yayasan Lahan Basah (Wetlands International-Indonesia), International Tropical Peatland Center (ITPC)

Cooperation countries

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia

Status

Second stage of selection procedure
 

11. Protection of terrestrial and marine biodiversity 

Title 1

Climate Resilience for Critical Sites for Migratory Birds and People along the East Atlantic Flyway  (Short Title: Climate Resilient East Atlantic Flyway)

Consortium

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, BirdLife International, IBAP, Parc National du Banc d’Arguin, Wetlands International, BirdsRussia, PRCM, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, AEWA

Cooperation countries

Angola, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

Title 2

Safeguarding overlooked Ecosystems: Protect, Manage and Restore Grasslands and Savannahs in Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay through multisectoral engagement and knowledge- sharing.

Consortium

WWF Germany, Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina, WWF Colombia, WWF Paraguay , global networks / agri benchmark, IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, The Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

Cooperation countries    

Argentina, Colombia, Paraguay

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

12. Protection of pollinator and insect diversity 

Title

Regional action for enhanced protection of pollinating insects and pollination services in Latin America (Poli-LAC)

Consortium

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Cooperation countries

Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru    

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

13. Capacity building for the implementation of the work programmes of the World Biodiversity Council (IPBES)

Title

CABES - Supporting Africa’s contribution to the Intergovernmental Science Policy 
Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Enhancing individual and institutional capacities and development of meta-platforms at national and sub-regional level

Consortium

Center for Development Research (ZEF), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC), CoKnow Consulting, Germany, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the Université de Lubumbashi (FSA-UNILU), Ethiopia Biodiversity Institute (EBI), West African Science Service Center on Climate Change & Adapted Landuse (WASCAL), African Center of Excellence on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture (CEA-CCBAD)

Cooperation countries

Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Congo DR, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Madagascar, Sierra Leone

Status

Second stage of selection procedure

Important documents for the thematic selection procedure:

Funding Information thematic selection procedure (PDF, 74 KB)

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Funding Priorities for the thematic selection procedure (PDF, 78 KB)

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IKI online platform

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

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Safeguards (PDF, 357 KB)

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News article (2019)

Contact

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