Preparation of intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) to the 2015 Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)-Second INDC

Project General Information


Second (INDC) to the 2015 Agreement


Climate change

Climate Change


Corporate Results

Replenishment Targets

Project Targets

1.   Maintain globally significant biodiversity and the ecosystem goods and services that it provides to society

Improved management of landscapes and seascapes covering 300 million hectares

(N/A) ha

2.   Sustainable land management in production systems (agriculture, rangelands, and forest landscapes)

120 million hectares under sustainable land management

(N/A) ha

3.   Promotion of collective management of transboundary water systems and implementation of the full range of policy, legal, and institutional reforms and investments contributing to sustainable use and maintenance of ecosystem services

Water-food-ecosystems security and conjunctive management of surface and groundwater in at least 10 freshwater basins;

Number of freshwater basins (N/A)

20% of globally over-exploited fisheries (by volume) moved to more sustainable levels

Percent of fisheries, by volume (N/A)

4.                   4. Support to transformational shifts towards a low-emission and resilient development path

750 million tons of CO2e  mitigated (include both direct and indirect)

(N/A) metric tons

5.   Increase in phase-out, disposal and reduction of releases of POPs, ODS, mercury and other chemicals of global concern

Disposal of 80,000 tons of POPs (PCB, obsolete pesticides)

(N/A) metric tons

Reduction of 1000 tons of Mercury

(N/A) metric tons

Phase-out of 303.44 tons of ODP (HCFC)

(N/A) ODP tons

6.   Enhance capacity of countries to implement MEAs (multilateral environmental agreements) and mainstream into national and sub-national policy, planning financial and legal frameworks

Development and sectoral planning frameworks integrate measurable targets drawn from the MEAs in at least 10 countries

Number of Countries: 9

Functional environmental information systems are established to support decision-making in at least 10 countries

Number of Countries: (N/A)

Expedited Enabling Activity(EA)



Zambia, Antigua and Barbuda, Myanmar, Turkmenistan, Lesotho, Mauritania, Seychelles, Fiji, Mozambique

GEF Trust Fund

Stage Grant to UNEP Grant to other IA Co-Financing UNEP Fee Other IA Fee
$ 1,800,000.00 $ 0.00 $ 180,000.00 $ 171,000.00 $ 0.00


United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

GEF Staff



Executing Agency Category
UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)

Partner Category

Name Category Period
GEF Staff

Low Risk

Risk Type Risk Rating Mitigation Measure Delayed submission of INDCs High Expedited GEF funding request: Funds promptly disbursed to nine countries to initiate INDC processes as early as January,2015 INDC implementation at national level: COP adoption of INDC reporting guidelines at COP 20 Technical support provided to countries through the GSPUNEP will provide comprehensive guidance to project management team on project technical and financial reporting and work closely with project team to monitor project progress as outlined in the M & E schedule. Technical Capacity Low. Technical capacities do exist in the country but may not be available when needed. Establish robust institutional arrangements and constitute technical working groups with agreed terms of reference, contracts and memorandum of understanding UNEP will advise on access to methodologies and guidance notes for INDC preparation, and recommend participation in country and sub-regional training workshops organized by GSP, and other organizations Political Medium Due to political stability and obligations of the Governments of the nine countries As much as possible, make reference to existing national planning documents to guarantee political buy-in Strengthen action at national level for each country by linking project activities to line ministries, and sensitizing policymakers Climate risks/ Environmental Medium  Better coordination of efforts between institutions for risk assessment, improve early warning systems to mitigate impacts and increase resilience to extreme events

Not Applicable


Fiscal Year Project activities and objectives met

$ 0.00