Resource Mobilization

Green Climate Fund approves a $119 million climate resilient project for Cuba

Farmers at work in Cuba

The project will target 240 000 small scale beneficiaries in vulnerable rural communities and will be executed by the Ministry of Agriculture and FAO

12/03/2020 - 

The Board of the Green Climate Fund today approved a $119 million disbursement for a FAO co-designed project to boost the resilience to climate change of vulnerable rural communities in Cuba.

The Green Climate Fund will contribute $38.2 million, while the Government of Cuba provides $81.7 million in co-financing for the project, which is expected to help 240 000 people. Announced today by the Fund's board meeting in Geneva, this is the first project in Cuba to be supported by the Green Climate Fund.