NEPAD Climate Change Fund

Climate Objective
Sectors and Themes
Disaster Risk Reduction
Oceans and Coasts
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
Co-financing Requirement
Trustee or Administrator
Contact Information
Middle East and North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

The NEPAD Climate Change Fund was established in 2014 by the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency with support from the Government of Germany. The Fund offers technical and financial assistance to AU member states, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and institutions that meet the eligibility criteria and the clearly defined targeted areas of support of the fund.

Support Provider

Germany, African Union (AU)

Purpose of Support
Project and program implementation
Funding Type
Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

At an institutional level, the APR Secretariat is being strengthened through its integration into the AU and through the development of stronger collaboration and synergy with the NEPAD Agency and other relevant organisations. In this regard, the APRM is being repositioned to effectively serve as the monitoring tool for AU Agenda 2063.

Organizational and Decision Making Structure
  • Assembly of the African Union
  • NEPAD Heads of State and Government
  • NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC)
  • 20-member committee
  • Chairperson of the AU Commission
  • Personal representatives of African Heads of States
Eligibility Criteria

Institutions and Organizations working specifically in the target areas of the Fund will be considered. Priority will be given to African:

  • Government institutions (e.g. Ministries of environment, agriculture, municipalities etc),
  • Regional Economic Communities,
  • Regional and national coalitions of civil society organisations involved in the target areas of the Fund
Eligible Countries

African Union member states.

Information on how to

To access funding information, contact your specific Country Office.