The International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) provides support to cooperation countries in developing and implementing their NDCs and in combating the dramatic loss of natural resources worldwide.
The IKI’s central goals are climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation. The programme is primarily rooted in the Paris Agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which aims to limit global warming to well below two degrees and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). At the national level, partner countries’ nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs) play a key role.
The implementation of Peru’s legal framework on climate change focuses on decentralisation. With the support of the central government, regional governments are formulating their own regional climate change strategies. This process aims to identify, develop and implement adaptation and mitigation measures across these three levels of government and tailor them to regional priorities. Peru’s efforts to decentralise and implement mitigation and adaptation measures regionally and locally will be supported under the first funding priority for this country call.
With the country call for Peru, two projects addressing the funding priorities listed below will be funded with a total volume of up to 30 million euros. The budget per project should range between 12 and 15 million euros. One project will be selected for each of the following funding priorities:
- Integrated NDC project: institutionalisation and implementation of joint adaptation and mitigation measures at the regional and local level in the water and transport/energy sector
- Strengthening biodiversity management by promoting the integrated implementation of the Rio Conventions through nature-based solutions
Both projects should strongly emphasise intersectoral implementation. In addition to MINAM, the active involvement and engagement of relevant sector ministries and institutions (such as MINAGRI, MEF, MVCS, PRODUCE, MINEM, ANA, SERNANP, SERFOR) in project implementation will be essential.
- The selection procedure is closely coordinated between both governments. Therefore, the close involvement of the Peruvian government must be ensured during project implementation.
- Successful project implementation requires the Peruvian government to have an expressed interest in the planned project activities. During the first stage of the selection procedure, an initial assessment is undertaken in cooperation with the Peruvian government. This must be taken into consideration when drafting the project outline.
- As the Peruvian government is directly involved in the selection procedure, no letters of intent (LoIs) from the Peruvian government need to be submitted.
- Planned project activities must take into account the respective political, economic, cultural and legal conditions in Peru and must align with national/regional policies (including beyond NDCs/NBSAPs).
For more information, visit https://www.international-climate-initiative.com/en/project-funding/information-for-applicants/country-specific-selection-procedure/country-specific-selection-procedure-peru