Evaluation of thematic-oriented programme outlines for the International Climate Initiative (IKI)

Project Background

The International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is funding more than 600 initiatives on climate mitigation, adaptation to climate change, conservation of carbon sinks and protection of biodiversity in developing and emerging countries. With several billions of Euros disbursed and several more allocated to projects, this is one of the biggest international efforts for funding climate action world wide. The technical areas covered by the projects cover transport and urban development, energy efficiency, renewable energy, agriculture and agriculture in developing countries and countries in transition worldwide.

Type and Scope of Services

Arepo supported the overall programme selection process of BMU for IKI funding. The team was responsible for the evaluation of proposals in three areas: 10 proposals in Lot 1 on Climate, 12 proposals in Lot 4 on Adaptation and 22 proposals in Lot 5 on Forests and Biodiversity.