Capacity for Ecosystem-based Adaptation project


This initiative aims to enhance the capacity of 12 CSOs working in Madagascar and Indian Ocean Island (MADIO) hotspot countries to integrate ecosystem-based adaption (EbA) in their work.

EbA is a nature-based solution that harness biodiversity and ecosystem services to bolster the resilience of key biodiversity areas.

Project Stages

  • CSOs training on climate change and ecosystem-based adaptation

– 2x training courses

  • Application of EbA knowledge at the community level

– Gain hands-on experience by participating in fieldwork and on-site project activities.

– Development of CSOs’ EbA strategic plans

  • Regional masterclasses to share knowledge and solutions in EbA

– Training on EbA and climate change

  • Online masterclasses to build CSOs’ organisational capacity

– Designing projects and measuring impacts

– CSOs sustainability

– Strategic planning and organizational management

– CSOs management systems

  • CSO Twinning exchanges

– Learn from on-the-ground projects that have successfully integrated or demonstrated how to integrate EbA to address climate change.

– The exchanges will focus on diverse thematic areas

Project objectives

• Adapt current and future projects to enhance climate resilience within communities.

• Strategically plan projects and programmes, ensuring the sustained viability of local CSOs.

• Strengthen organisational management and structures to effectively deliver conservation impact in the hotspot.

• Improve project design for greater impact, and measure conservation outcomes.

• Catalyse collaboration among hotspot CSOs in addressing climate change threats.

Apply now!

Interested CSOs should submit completed application form, and signed by the Head of the organisation to: 

Basil Okoth 
Tropical Biology Association, P O Box 44486, 00100-Nairobi, Kenya 
Tel.: +254 (0)20 353 7568; +254(0)708 941 520 

For further inquiries:

Daksh Beeharry Panray
Environmental Protection & Conservation Organisation (EPCO), Royal Road, Bois Pignolet, Terre Rouge, Republic of Mauritius 
Tel: (+230)2496096/52564403