NDF - Financing for climate change and development projects

30 applicants shorlisted for NCF

9.03.2012

Evaluation completed for the Prequalification Phase of the Third Call for Proposals for the Nordic Climate Facility

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) team has reviewed the 128 applications received for the third call for proposals and 30 applicants have been shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present a full proposal. The final applications shall be submitted to NCF tentatively by late April, 2012. The exact date and detailed guidelines and templates will be provided to the shortlisted applicants in due course.  
 
NCF will evaluate and score the final applications based on NCF's guidelines and applications will be ranked based on the scoring. Negotiations will be conducted starting from the highest scoring applications until the funding for the third call has been allocated.
 
The Nordic Climate Facility, which is funded by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and jointly administered with the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), provides partial grant financing for innovative climate related projects in low-income countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Financing can be granted to Nordic institutions, organizations, companies, and authorities which have established cooperation with a partner in low-income countries. The third call addresses innovative low-cost climate solutions with a focus on local business development.