Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED)

UK Department for International Development (DFID)

BRACED is helping people become more resilient to climate extremes in South and Southeast Asia and in the African Sahel countries and improving the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation methods into development approaches, BRACED seeks to mainstream policies and practices at the local, national and international level.

Support Type : 
Financial Assistance, Capacity Building
Climate Objective : 
Adaptation
Administrator Type : 
National Government Entity
Financial Instruments Offered : 
Grants
Application Time Frame : 

2015

Direct Access : 
No
Fund Size : 

GBP 140 million (KM funding)

Financing Award : 
Not Specified
Trustee : 
UK Aid
Implementing Entity : 

Fund Manager consortium led by KMPG with The Palladium Group and GCAP. KPMG East Africa is the BRACED Fund Manager implementing Components A and B grants of approx. £92 million over the three years.
I) Component A, (approx. £60 million) works in partnership with NGOs to build the resilience of people to cope with climate extremes in the Sahel.
II) Component B (approx. £40 million) is operating similarly to Component A in DFID focal countries at high risk of climate events.
Knowledge Manager lead by ODI : The Knowledge Manager brings together world leading expertise in country and regional engagement (Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and ENDA Energie), research (Overseas Development Institute and the University of Nairobi), monitoring and evaluation (Itad), learning and uptake (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre), and communications and dissemination (Thomson Reuters Foundation).

Steps to Access & Application Procedure

Closed (FM)

Organizational and Decision Making Structure

The grants are managed by the Fund Manager with a Results team and a Finance Team, led by KPMG, who oversees the contract and financial management of the grants, monitors project progress including providing substantive technical support for timely delivery, and manages due diligence and compliance. DFID have appointed a Knowledge Manager, led by ODI, who are working to generate new knowledge, evidence and learning on resilience and adaptation in partnership with the BRACED projects and resilience community.

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

Annual monitoring visits by the FM, Quarterly reports by the Implementing Partners and Annual Report to DFID

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable)

None

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income

Focus on communities in South and Southeast Asia, and in African Sahel countries.

Contact Information

http://www.braced.org/

BRACED Knowledge Manager
Overseas Development Institute
203 Blackfriars Road,
London,
SE1 8NJ
braced@resilienceexchange.net

BRACED Fund Manager
KPMG
15 Canada Square,
Canary Wharf
London - Canada Square

Last Updated : 
24.08.16