During the last Board meeting of the Fund held on the 18th of August 2021, the Board also approved more than US$ 17 million in new adaptation projects, including an US$ 11.9 million regional project to address drought in Angola and Namibia to be implemented by the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS).
More detail on this project is accessible here.
ABOUT THE ADAPTATION FUND
Since 2010, the Adaptation Fund has committed nearly US$ 850 million for climate change adaptation and resilience projects and programmes, including more than 123 concrete, localized projects in the most vulnerable communities of developing countries around the world with 28 million total beneficiaries. It also pioneered Direct Access, empowering countries to access funding and develop projects directly through accredited national implementing entities.
The accredited National Implementing Entity to the AF in Namibia is the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia.