Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From April 8, 2016 to April 7, 2020

Project ID: 5316

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Technical team

  • Climate Strategies and Policy Programme

Cross-cutting programme(s)

  • Climate Change Adaptation Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Mainstreaming integrated policy and planning for climate-resilient & sustainable development


  • Human altered areas


  • Industrial site

Transformed sector(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Forestry and other land use

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Convening / Partnerships / Knowledge Sharing
  • Data collection and analysis


  • Monitor inventory
  • Law regulation
  • Capacity building


  • Environmental accounting
  • Knowledge/Data management
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Waste management
  • Institutional capacity building

Social inclusion

  • Youth/Children
  • Women
  • Disabled

Gender equality

  • Gender-responsive policies

Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway
  • Sci-tech pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 13.2 Integrate climate change into national policies, planning

Conventions and protocols

  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • National Communications

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Multi-stakeholder collaboration
  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

Project description

The Project will support Botswana to prepare its Third National Communication (TNC) to the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the First Biennial Update Report (BUR) in accordance with its commitments as a non-Annex 1 Party to the Convention.Main components of the project are:i)Upgrade and development of the National Greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and Development of GHG Inventory Databaseii)Sectoral studies on mitigation potential; enabling framework for mitigation measuresiii)Socio-economic and climate-change modelling scenarios to identify and studies to prepare key adaptation action; enabling framework for their implementationiv)Institutional capacity building to mainstream climate change into decisions at different levels; increased capacity to produce subsequent National Communications NCsv)Consultation, communication, identification and reporting of the intended Nationally Determined Contribution of Botswana to the 2015 Agreement under the UNFCCC

USD $952,000

Grant amount

USD $103,000

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($952,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Department of Meteorological Services

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