The application term for the grant package of 6 million 800 thousand euros has been prolonged, within the scope of the Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation Action Project in Turkey, which is carried out by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, and financed by European Union.
In a written statement on this matter, it was noted that the project aims to engance the climate change adaptation in Turkey, while improving the durability of the cities, protecting the natural resources and ecosystems, along with increasing the adaptation capacity of the economic sectors that may be affected by the same.
In the statement, which stated that project proposals can be made in related sectors, especially in insurance, education and communication, 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, the following was noted with regards to the content of the project types to be presented:
"Enhancing the integration of adaptation to the effects of climate change and capacity building in local and sectoral policies; strengthening cooperation and coordination among institutions; To develop and disseminate 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; developing innovative financing tools for climate change adaptation; developing community-based adaptation measures in combating climate change; guiding projects in the field of adaptation to climate change; To raise awareness of 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 that the deadline has been extended from November 30 to December 28, 2020.