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The Small-scale Initiatives Programme on RFI

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In this edition of "C’est pas du vent", Paul Estève, head of the Small-scale Initiatives Programme (PPI) at the French Committee of the IUCN, explains the programme’s action principles. Since 2006, this FFEM-supported programme has been helping African civil society organisations (CSOs) by financing small-scale projects for biodiversity conservation and combating climate change.
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Marc Daubrey: “The FFEM must retain its targeted approach and apply it to the African continent’s new challenges.”

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Marc Daubrey, the first member of the Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) to represent the African continent, joined this consultative body in January 2022. The STC guides the FFEM’s strategic directions, ensuring the relevance of our financed projects and contributing to their monitoring and evaluation. In this interview Marc Daubrey, who is also CEO of climate engineering consultancy Green Invest Africa and founder of the NGO Impactum, shares his vision for the FFEM and the role the Facility could play in relation to the major challenges facing the African continent.
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The Small-scale Initiatives Programme (PPI): new call for project proposals

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For its 6th phase, the Small-scale Initiatives Programme (PPI) is launching a call for project proposals open to new emerging organisations that have not previously benefited from the PPI. This FFEM programme has been supporting African civil society organisations (CSOs) since 2006, by financing small-scale biodiversity conservation and climate change projects.
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When field experience empowers access to electricity

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The field experience of some NGOs and private enterprises involved in rural electrification via mini grids has proven very enlightening to funding partners. The French Development Agency (AFD), the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) and the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM) capitalise the learnings of these actors to make their own approach to the sector more efficient.
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Event to present the FFEM’s new 2023-2026 strategy

Conférence Nouvelle Stratégie FFEM 2023-2026 27/06
On 27 June 2022, the FFEM - alongside the National Council for Development and International Solidarity (CNDSI) - presented the issues and prospects documented in its new 2023-2026 strategy.
The session was arranged to receive initial reactions from the FFEM’s partners, in order to finalise this 4-yearly task.
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