Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility

Title Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility
Funding Bracket Minimum and a maximum US$ 750,000
Facility Objectives

The aim of the facility is to catalyse the development of water infrastructure projects that increase the ability of communities, policy makers and planners to cope with climate extremes.

CRIDF targets infrastructure development in transboundary water basins. By doing so, CRIDF is facilitating enhanced cooperation between stakeholders in shared river basins and is strengthening the evidence base for demonstrating the national benefits of cooperation on shared waters. In this way, CRIDF aims to contribute to peaceful, climate resilient and sustainable planning and management of southern Africa’s shared waters, and generate current and future benefits for the region’s poorest.

Key activities
  1. Advisory Services
  2. Techinal Assistance
  3. Studies
  4. Capital costs for small water infrastructure projects

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Institution Details

Title Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility
Person responsible Charles Reeve
E-mail, phone number and mailing address
  1. admin@cridf.com,
  2. +27123423819
  3. charles.reeve@cridf.com; jeremy.richardson@cridf.com, bruce.mead@cridf.com

 

 

 

 

Facility Objectives

The aim of the facility is to catalyse the development of water infrastructure projects that increase the ability of communities, policy makers and planners to cope with climate extremes.

CRIDF targets infrastructure development in transboundary water basins. By doing so, CRIDF is facilitating enhanced cooperation between stakeholders in shared river basins and is strengthening the evidence base for demonstrating the national benefits of cooperation on shared waters. In this way, CRIDF aims to contribute to peaceful, climate resilient and sustainable planning and management of southern Africa’s shared waters, and generate current and future benefits for the region’s poorest.

Facility URL www.cridf.com
Key activities
  1. Advisory Services
  2. Techinal Assistance
  3. Studies
  4. Capital costs for small water infrastructure projects
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Key data and facts

Hosted by Adam Smith International, London & Pretoria
Contributors

UK Department for International Development

Year established 2013
Total Capital US$ 38,000,000
Amount committed since established US$ 24,000,000
Amount disbursed since established US$ 11,000,000
Type of finance provided
  • Grant
Capacity for new commitments US$ 13,000,000
Funding Bracket Minimum and a maximum US$ 750,000
Funding bracket - Current Average Grant size US$ 450,000

Eligibility criteria and exclusions

Beneficiaries
  • Public
  • Public Private Partnership
Project types
  • Cross-border
  • National
  • Sub-national
Regional Economic Communities (RECs)
  • SADC
Countries
  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Water & Sanitation
  • Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
  • Water resources policy and administrative management
  • Water resources protection
Eligibility exclusions

Supported project phases

Enabling environment
  • Capacity building to support projects
  • Consensus building for projects
  • Project-relevant institutional reforms
Project definition
  • Action planning (TORs, etc.)
  • Identification of desired outputs
  • Identification of project champions
  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Prioritization vs. other projects
Project feasibility
  • Economic
  • Environmental studies
  • Financial/financial modelling
  • Organizational/administrative
  • Social
  • Technical/engineering
Project structuring
  • Legal structuring
  • Project finance
  • Public/private options assessment
  • Technical/engineering
Transaction support
  • Legal structuring
  • Negotiation
  • Post-signing financial agreements
  • Procurement
  • Project finance
  • Technical/engineering

List of Projects

Project name:
Total project cost
Region/country
Kufandada River Protection
US$ 1,200,000
Zimbabwe
Project name:
Total project cost
Region/country
Makonde Plateau Water Supply
US$ 2,200,000
Tanzania
Project name:
Total project cost
Region/country
KAZA Water for Livelihoods
US$ 1,100,000
Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia
Projects supported since Facility established (Total number) 25
Projects supported reaching financial close since Facility established (Total number) 7

Application process

Application process

Please send the following:

1) Concept note including

  • Purpose and need
  • Project description (including location and technical description)
  • Proposed beneficiaries
  • Transboundary components
  • Climate resliency components
  • Pro-poor components
  • Project champion
  • Partners

 

 

 

Application Documents

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