Decree no. 2013-325 (establishing the mission of a national entity responding to climate change)
This Decree creates within the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development (SP-CONEDD), a National Entity implementing the Climate Change Adaptation Fund of Burkina Faso (EMOFA-B). The Decree states that the National Entity for the Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Funds of Burkina aims to provide a financing framework for projects and programs that work to increase the capacity to adapt to climate change. In this capacity, it is responsible for 1) exploring sources of funding from the Adaptation Fund set up under the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change in collaboration with the Designated Authority (DA), 2) developing and/or review and approve project and program proposals to be submitted to the Adaptation Fund and other Technical and Financial Partners (TFPs) in the sector, 3) monitoring and evaluating adaptation projects approved by the Fund Council and other technical and financial partners in the sector, and 4) supporting promoters of climate change adaptation projects and programs. The Decree further discusses the organisaton of the entity.