On the 23 March 2010 the ecbi organized a dinner discussion for members of the Adaptation Fund Board that met for the 9th time in Bonn, Germany. At the 9th meeting of the AF Board, first National Implementing Entity (NIE) was accredited by the Board based on the recommendation by the Accreditation Panel. For the first time in the history of international climate policy, direct access for developing countries becomes operational. Senegali institution, The Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) is this first NIE which can now receive directly funds from the Adaptation Fund Board when good projects are submitted. The Board has also accredited two multilateral implementing entities (MIE): UNDP and World Bank, offering developing countries who do not have yet a National Implementing Entity chose to go through an alternative option when apply for funding.
23 March, 2010