Wednesday, May 22, 2024
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Green Climate Fund

DFC Officially Submits Green Climate Fund Accreditation Application

The Development Finance Corporation takes a significant step forward in its commitment to combat climate change by officially submitting its accreditation application to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on January 31, 2024. This landmark move positions DFC to access up to US $50 million in Green limate Funds, empowering the organization to spearhead transformative initiatives in the realm of sustainable development and environmental protection. The GCF, established to assist developing countries in addressing climate change through mitigation and adaptation efforts, serves as a crucial resource in advancing global climate action.

Belize Accesses Grant for Climate Resilience Projects

The Government of Belize has received substantial grant funding of BZ$3,157,028 dedicated to advancing critical climate initiatives. In a groundbreaking move toward sustainable and responsible climate finance management, the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) is the first government entity to oversee and manage funds from the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

ISFMI Australian Delegation Leads Fire Management Workshop in Belize

The Ministry of Economic Development and the Belize Forest Department are hosting the International Savanna Fire Management Initiative (ISFMI) on a visit to Belize as part of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness project “Traditional Savanna Fire Management Readiness Proposal to facilitate Emissions Reductions in the Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Use (AFOLU) Sector in Belize.”

Coastal Zone and Fisheries Sector NAP Validation Consultation

The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation for Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize, and Belize’s National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), hosted a Validation Consultation for a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) for the Coastal Zone and Fisheries Sector of Belize 2024-2034, in Belize City.

Project Pipeline and Concept Note Development for the Coastal Zone and Fisheries Sector

The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representative for Jamaica, the Bahamas and Belize and Belize’s National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), is hosting a two-day workshop to develop a roadmap for the coastal zone and fisheries sector.

National Meteorological Service and Collaborating Partners Attend Climate Database Management System Training

Starting April 18, the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation (MBECA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Belize’s National Designated Authority (NDA) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) conducted a three-day workshop geared towards improving coastal management.

MED Continues to Improve Market Access for Vulnerable Smallholder Farmers

On March 9, 2023, the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Economic Development’s Resilient Rural Belize (RRB) Program, signed a memorandum of agreement with the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH) for the upgrade of 4.7 miles of farm feeder road in the Valley of Peace area.

GCF Continues to Support Climate Resiliency Development in Belize

The Ministry of Economic Development (MED), as Belize’s National Designated Authority (NDA) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and the Climate Finance Unit (CFU), announce that the GCF has approved a grant of BZ$2,974,060 for its Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme Proposal for “Enabling Activities for the Formulation and Implementation of a Multisectoral National Adaptation Plan for Belize.”