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Sierra Leone
Western Africa
Title
Building and strengthening Sierra Leone's national capacity to implement the transparency elements of the Paris Agreement
Objective

To build and strengthen Sierra Leone’s national capacity to implement the transparency elements of the Paris Climate Agreement.

GEF project grant
USD 1.344.495
Concept approval
Project document approval
Start date
End date
Implementing agencies

Project outcomes

Sierra Leone adopts upgraded institutional arrangements and tools to track NDC implementation in accordance with the UNFCCC modalities, procedures and guidelines

Key Ministries, Agencies, Departments and other stakeholders use the NDC transparency system

 

Stakeholders

Environment Protection Agency (EPA)

National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS)

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS)

National Protected Area Authority (NPAA)

Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute (SLARI)

Ministry of Transport and Aviation (MTA)

Statistics Sierra Leone (SSL)

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED)

National Disaster Management Department

Sierra Leone Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs

NGOs and civil society organizations

Regions and Municipalities

Knowledge Management Approaches

Build on existing initiatives and engagement of national stakeholders engagement in public consultations

Technical meetings between key GHG emission sectors stakeholders to brainstorm and exchange information on the best option to track Sierra Leone NDC

Be an active partner of the CBIT Global Coordination Platform and involved in sharing lessons with other parties to the UNFCCC

 


Meet the focal point of the project
Tamba Emmanuel  Nyaka
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Tamba Emmanuel Nyaka
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Indicators on capacity for transparency
Institutional capacity for transparency-related activities
Institutional capacity for transparency-related activities Target (1 - 4) Baseline (1 - 4) Mid-term evaluation (1 - 4) Terminal evaluation (1 - 4)
>to be provided upon approval of project document< pending pending pending pending
Quality of MRV Systems
Quality of MRV Systems Target (1 - 10) Baseline (1 - 10) Mid-term evaluation (1 - 10) Terminal evaluation (1 - 10)
>to be provided upon approval of project document< pending pending pending pending

Indicators on project results
Indicator
Indicator Target Baseline Source of verification
Improvement in the quality of Institutional capacity for transparency based on GEF score 1 to 4 as per Annex IV of CBIT programming 2 1 CBIT Global Coordination Platform self-assessment tool, NDC online platform
Improvement in the quality of MRV of NDC Implementation based on GEF score 1 to 10 as per Annex III of CBIT programming directions 4 1 CBIT Global Coordination Platform self-assessment tool, NDC online platform
% of specialized trained staff who declares to be in a better position to implement MRV systems (gender-disaggregated) 70% n/a Attendees lists for all trainings and surveys
Number of government staff using the platform in their day-to-day work 30 0 Online counting mechanism and interviews with government staff

Progress
>to be provided by the country focal point<
Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome
1. Sierra Leone adopts upgraded institutional arrangements and tools to track NDC implementation in accordance with the UNFCCC modalities, procedures and guidelines
Outputs
Output
1.1 Institutional arrangements for data collection and management established under EPA's coordination and operationalized in key ministries, agencies, departments and other stakeholders
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
1.1.1 Assess available climate change data and data generation systems and identify data sources needed to comply with the 2006 IPCC Guidelines and the Modalities, Procedures and Guidelines (MPGs) for the ETF
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.1.2 Develop recommendations on how to most effectively establish institutional arrangements and regulatory frameworks for data collection, sharing and management
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.1.3 Implement the recommendations from activity 1.1.2 through the development and implementation of formal agreements/Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for data collection, sharing and management
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.1.4 Conduct a series of stakeholder consultations throughout the implementation of activities 1.1.2. and 1.1.3
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.1.5 Establish the ministerial NDC Implementation Committee by defining its role and scope, its legal mandate and vision
Status
0%
Output
1.2 Sectoral transparency guidelines, methodologies and indicators for mitigation and adaptation developed and distributed
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
1.2.2 Update the NDC reflecting the MPGs from COP24
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.2.3 Develop NDC Implementation Plan including gender sensitive indicators to enable progress tracking
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.2.4 Conduct a series of stakeholder consultations throughout the implementation of Output 1.2
Status
0%
Output
1.3 Continuous quality control and assurance program for Sierra Leone’s transparency instruments designed and operationalized (e.g. National Communications, Biennial Update Reports)
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
1.3.1 Develop and operationalize a QA/QC Plan for UNFCCC reporting including Standard Operating Procedurs (SOP) based on IPCC 2006 guidelines
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
1.3.2 Implement the recommendations from activity 1.3.1 through the development of formal agreements and ToRs
Status
0%
Outcome
2. Key Ministries, Agencies, Departments and other stakeholders use the NDC transparency system
Outputs
Output
2.1 Data teams from the three prioritized sectors trained in collection, processing and management of data
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
2.1.1 Develop capacity of data providers identified in 1.1.1 through a 'Training of trainers' approach
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.1.2 Develop capacity of institutions responsible for data collection and management identified in 1.1.3 through a 'Training of trainers' approach
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.1.3 Develop capacity of QA/QC of institutions identified in 1.3.1
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.1.4 Develop the capacity of EPA and key sectors to project GHG scenarios and climate vulnerability in all prioritized sectors
Status
0%
Output
2.2 Peer-to-peer learning activities in the region for key stakeholders undertaken and through participation in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
2.2.1 Actively engage in the West Africa South-South Network on MRV
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.2.2 Populate and update Sierra Leone's country profile at the CBIT Global Coordination Platform, including annual completion of the transparency self-assessment
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.2.3 Strengthen existing regional climate networks in Sierra Leone and include gender considerations
Status
0%
Output
2.3 NDC online platform for collecting and managing all NDC information, including data about climate finance, developed and hosted by EPA
Activities or deliverables
Activity or deliverable
2.3.1 Analyze potential IT solutions for setting up an NDC online platform, taking into account existing data systems and national circumstances
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.3.2 Design and programme the NDC online platform and related data management and sharing systems
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.3.3 Populate the NDC online platform with relevant climate and NDC data, making it a one-stop shop for climate transparency matters in Sierra Leone
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.3.4 Train stakeholders in using the online platform
Status
0%
Activity or deliverable
2.3.5 Publish annual NDC implementation climate reports including annual recommendations for policymakers to implement the NDC
Status
0%
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Level of capacity
  12-2018
Reporting national greenhouse gas inventory
64%
Reporting progress made in implementing NDCs
58%
Reporting on climate change impacts and adaptation
54%
Reporting financial, technology transfer, and capacity-building support needed and received
52%
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Sierra Leone
Western Africa
Ratification of UNFCCC
19 . Jun . 2018
Kyoto Protocol
19 . Jun . 2018
Paris Agreement
19 . Jun . 2018
Population
2017
7,557.00
Thousands
SourceUN Data
GDP per Capita
2015
694.80
current US$
SourceUN Data
Energy Production
2014
53.00
Petajoules
SourceUN Data
Total GHG Emissions per Sector
Year 2005
UNIT GG CO2 Equivalent
Energy
20,340.20
Agriculture
10.42
Waste
253.71
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2007 2012 2018
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending