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Акселератор климатических инноваций Адаптационного фонда



The Adaptation Fund has launched a new USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator, AFCIA).

The primary objective of the AFCIA administrated by UNEP-CTCN is to support developing countries to test, evaluate, roll out and scale up innovative adaptation practices, products and technologies. Based on technical assistance services, 25 micro-grants projects will be implemented for 5 years to enhance climate resilience and adapt to climate change in the countries.

Moreover, the AFCIA will facilitate knowledge sharing and the exchange of best practices, strengthening opportunities of South-South and triangular cooperation on innovation in adaptation among the countries.


The following three elements will be considered in identifying and assessing innovation in adaptation technologies.

       A new, existing or improved technology

       A hard and soft technology

       A scalable technology

Adaptation Sectors

Example of adaptation sectors in the AFCIA includes:


       Coastal zone management

       Disaster risk reduction

       Food security


       Human health

       Marine and fishery

       Rural development (resilience)

       Urban development (resilience)

       Water management

Funding Information

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) works in conjunction with UNEP, receiving USD 5 million to administrate and aggregate 25 micro-grants projects (up to USD 250,000 each).

Eligibility Criteria

       The AFCIA will provide small grants to developing countries to support innovation for effective, long-term adaptation to climate change and is part of the Adaptation Fund’s Innovation Facility.

       UNEP-CTCN will conduct technical assistance, implementing micro-grants projects in developing countries on a competitive basis.

Deadline: 30-Sep-22 For more information, visit https://www.ctc-n.org/technical-assistance/adaptation-fund-climate-innovation-accelerator-afcia