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UNDP Eswatini to partner with government, pumps-in R600million for climate change projects.

Monday, 22nd May, 2023

MBABANE:Ms Rose Ssebatindira, the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) Eswatini Resident Representative has announced funding amounting to R600million to seeks to fight and/or raise awareness on issues climate.

Speaking during the ongoing Green Indaba held at the Happy Valley Hotel on Monday, the Resident Representative said with support from various development partners, UNDP was honored to partner with the Kingdom of Eswatini on a variety of pipeline flagship initiatives to the tune of USD 35million (R600 million). She said the funding was aimed at reducing emissions and enhancing adaptive capacities and building resilience of vulnerable communities.

Furthermore, the UNDP Resident Representative said the funding seeks to improve accuracy and reliability of climate information for early warning and action.

“In this regard,with support from various development partners, UNDP is honoured to partner with the Kingdom of Eswatini on a variety of pipeline flagship initiatives to the tune of USD 35million (about 600 million Emalangeni), aimed at reducing emissions and enhancing adaptive capacities and building resilience of vulnerable communities; improving accuracy and reliability of climate information for early warning and action, and harnessing nature-based solutions such as ecosystem-based adaptation practices,”said the UNDP Resident Representative.

UNDP Eswatini to partner with government, pumps-in R600million for climate change projects.
Ms Rose Ssebatindira, the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) Resident Representative