Climate Readiness Project takes two day workshop with community members

CSFT and Lavame’a Ta’e’iloa Disabled People Association Inc under the Green Climate Fund in partnership with Meidecc Office Department of Climate Change, Tonga and Ministry of Finance Kingdom of TONGA conducted a two days consultation on the 2nd & 3rd of November 2023 in Vava’u to enhance access of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Disabled People.
 
Organizations (DPOs) to climate finance for building resilience of most vulnerable groups in Tonga. This consultation covered the overview of the GCF Readiness Project, how disabilities are affected by climate change, understanding CSOs & DPOs climate change related adaptation and mitigation initiatives, uncovering approaches for building community & ecosystem-based resilience, undersrand/collect project identified by vulnerable groups and the funding windows from the GCF that CSOs & DPOs can tap in to.
 
A total of 30 each participants a day took part in this consultation and we are grateful for everyone’s time to make this consultation a success.

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