Strengthening climate information and early warning systems for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change in Guinea

Project Overview

Through the project, "Strengthening climate information and early warning systems for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change in Guinea", UNDP seeks to support  strengthened national capacities, including the participation of communities to prevent, reduce, mitigate and cope with the impact of the systemic shocks form natural hazards. The project also aims to  to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to mainstream climate change adaptation policies into national development plans.

Expected Outcomes

Outcome 1. Enhanced capacity of national hydro-meteorological (NHMS) and environmental institutions to monitor extreme weather and climate change

Outcome 2. Efficient and effective use of hydro-meteorological and environmental information for making early warnings and mainstreaming CC in the long-term development plans

Project Details

Levels of Intervention

National

Source of Funds

GEF-LDCF

Key Implementers

Country Office

Funding Amounts

US$5 million (proposed GEF LDCF grant)
US$39 million (proposed co-financing)

Project Partners

Guinea Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Introduction

Through the project, "Strengthening climate information and early warning systems for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change in Guinea", UNDP seeks to support  strengthened national capacities, including the participation of communities to prevent, reduce, mitigate and cope with the impact of the systemic shocks form natural hazards. The project also aims to  to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to mainstream climate change adaptation policies into national development plans.

Key Results and Outputs

Expected Outcomes:
• 1. Enhanced capacity of national hydro-meteorological (NHMS) and environmental institutions to monitor extreme weather and climate change
• 2. Efficient and effective use of hydro-meteorological and environmental information for making early warnings and mainstreaming CC in the long-term development plans

Contacts

UNDP
Henry Diouf
Regional Technical Advisor