Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs)

The Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR), a program of the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), supports national governments in integrating climate resilience into development planning across sectors and stakeholder groups. It also provides funding to put these plans into action and pilot innovative public and private sector solutions to pressing climate-related risks.

Support provider 
9 donor countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Norway, Spain, UK, US
Purpose of support 
Project and program implementation
Steps to access  

Countries are selected by the PPCR Sub-Committee and subject to scoping and technical missions. Countries then prepares investment plans which are subject to endorsement by the PPCR Sub-Committee. The Sub-Committee then can approve individual projects or programs under the investment plan. The relevant implementing MDB(s) must then approve the projects or programs through their own processes.

The PPCR is currently fully committed.

Climate objective 
Sectors and themes 
Agriculture, Industry and Infrastructure, Rural, Urban, Oceans and Coastal Resources, Disaster risk reduction, Gender, Water
Type of support provider 
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level, Public entity at the sub-national level, Public entity at the regional level, Private sector
Fund size 

Pledged funding: USD 1.15 billion

Co-financing required 
Application timeframe 

SPCR preparation, submission and approval may take up to 2 years.

Project preparation, submission and approval by the PPCR Sub-Committee may take 1-2 years.

Trustee or administrator 
World Bank
Contact information 
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