It conducted by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning in Turkey and the European Union-funded Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation Action Project of 6 million 800 thousand euro budget for the duration of the grant application package has been extended.
In a written statement on the issue, the project to improve the adaptation to climate change and the increasing strength of the cities in Turkey, affected by conservation of natural resources and ecosystems that aims to increase the adaptive capacity of the economic sectors were reported.
Public health, transportation, energy, industry, tourism, cultural heritage, water resources management, agriculture and fisheries / livestock and food security, ecosystem services, biodiversity and forestry, natural disaster risk management, waste and wastewater management, urban, finance, In the statement, which stated that project proposals can be made in related sectors, especially in insurance, education and communication, the following was noted about the content of the project types to be presented:
“Integration and capacity building of adaptation to the effects of climate change in local and sectoral policies, strengthening inter-institutional cooperation and coordination, developing and disseminating R&D and scientific studies in order to ensure adaptation to the effects of climate change in relevant sectors, to increase sustainable production and consumption and adaptation to climate change. to develop innovative financing instruments, to develop community-based adaptation measures in the fight against climate change, to guide guiding projects in the field of adaptation to climate change, to raise awareness about the urgency and importance of adapting to climate change.
In the statement, it was also announced that municipalities, non-governmental organizations, local governments, universities or research institutions, development agencies and professional organizations can apply to the project, and the deadline has been extended from November 30 to December 28, 2020.