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The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN), in its capacity as the accredited National Implementing Entity for the Adaptation Fund (AF) in Namibia, hereby calls for the submission of pre-concepts for proposed climate change adaptation projects to be carried out in Namibia.

The AF finances climate change adaptation projects in the following 9 sectors:

•        Agriculture

•        Coastal Zone Management

•        Disaster Risk Reduction

•        Food Security

•        Forests

•        Multisector Projects

•        Rural Development

•        Urban Development

•        Water Management

More information on the AF can be obtained from their website:

The DRFN intends to select one innovative and feasible project from the submitted pre-concepts, to be developed by the proponent into a full project concept for submission to and for consideration by the AF. The budget for execution of the project should not exceed US$ 4.6 million.

Interested entities are invited to submit pre-concepts in electronic format to the DRFN before 12h00 on Friday 31 January 2019. Concepts must be submitted to and/or

All inquiries related to this call should be directed to the Director Dr. Martin Schneider via telephone or email:

The application template can be downloaded here: Project pre-concept form AF 2019 (1).doc

Posted on Nov 29, 2018

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