Proposals Under Review

Please note that for innovation projects, proposals are now being submitted on a rolling basis. Therefore, the following list may change as new proposals are received and new resubmissions replace the old versions. Please check this section frequently.

The innovation project proposals listed below have been received for review and consideration for the 41st Adaptation Fund Board meeting (AFB41). Public comments on these proposals are welcome, and should be sent to with copy to Please sent your comments as early as possible, and no later than August 28, 2023. When submitting comments, please include your full name and any relevant professional affiliation.



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- Small Grants for InnovationTotal amount (US$): 

CountryTitleImplementing EntityRequested AmountSubmitted DateStatus
PanamaImproved livelihoods through Access to Water, Health and Food Security through Innovation and Technology Transfer to the Population of the Province of Darien of the Republic of PanamaFundacion Natura249,99508/10/2023Grant submitted - NIE Small Grants for InnovationProposal Submitted
ChileSustainable Corridors. Adapting Electricity Transmission Infrastructure to the Climate Crisis through Nature-Based Solutions in the Antofagasta RegionAgencia de Cooperación Internacional de Chile250,00001/20/2023Grant submitted - NIE Small Grants for InnovationProposal Submitted

- Large Innovation ProjectsTotal amount (US$): 

CountryTitleImplementing EntityRequested AmountSubmitted DateStatus
BurundiEnhancing Resilience to Flood and Drought through a Unique Combination of Innovative Climate Adaptation Tools, Technologies, and Practices in BurundiUN Environment Programme5,000,00001/20/2023Concept Submitted
BhutanInnovative Adaptation Financing to Build the Resilience and Adaptive Capacity of Smallholder Farmers in Bhutan (InAF-Bhutan)UN World Food Programme4,978,03409/29/2023Proposal Submitted
BangladeshAccess to Safe Drinking Water for the Climate Vulnerable People in Coastal Areas of BangladeshPalli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) of Bangladesh5,000,00001/05/2023Proposal Submitted

- Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA)Total amount (US$): 

CountryTitleImplementing EntityRequested AmountSubmitted DateStatus
RegionalCoordination Services for the Special Financing Window in Support of Innovation for Adaptation (AFCIA): Phase IIUN Environment Programme2,707,22202/06/2024Grant submitted - Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA)Proposal Submitted
RegionalAdaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator IIUN Environment Programme10,000,00008/19/2023Grant submitted - Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA)Proposal Submitted