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Disaster Management and Climate Change Project [NDF C17]

19.11.2010
The project aims to reduce the rural populations’ vulnerability to natural disasters and increase resilience of communities and watersheds to climate change impacts through planned adaptation measures.

Nicaragua
Disaster Management and Climate Change Project
Ref: NDF C17

EUR 2.5 million
Project period: 2011-2016
Partner agency: Inter-American Development Bank

Objectives

Reduction of rural populations’ vulnerability to natural disasters and increasing resilience of communities and watersheds to climate change impacts through planned adaptation measures. The project comprises the following components:

  • Natural resources management with the aim of reducing disasters and adapting to climate change;
  • Design and construction of small-scale infrastructure to reduce losses due to extreme weather; and
  • Development of climate change capacity, vulnerability mapping, and payment for environmental services.

Financing

Total cost EUR 2.5 million. The total budget for the Project is USD 13.0 million. Government of Nicaragua will provide USD 0.5 million as counterpart funding.

NDF Contact

Country Program Manager Aage Jorgensen
Telephone +358 10 618 002