WOTR Watershed Organisation Trust Partnership for Climate

Project completed

The overall objective of the proposal under WOTR-SDC partnership is to have capacitated and empowered rural communities effectively adapted to climate change impact and integrated disaster risk reduction strategies. This will be achieved through building capacities of vulnerable communities and institutions through ecosystems based approach. The focus will be on downscaling of assessment of impact of climate change, weather based scientific advisories for enhancing agricultural production, biodiversity conservation, promotion of new financial instruments especially weather-linked insurance, carbon neutral communities and disaster risk reduction with effective governance mechanisms.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Climate change and environment
Agriculture & food security
Environmental policy
Agricultural development
01.04.2009 - 31.12.2017
CHF  5’500’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
International or foreign NGO
Private sector
  • Swiss Private Sector

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    5’500’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    5’233’287
Project phases

Phase 2 01.04.2009 - 31.12.2017   (Completed)