The Adaptation Fund has launched a new USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator, AFCIA) to foster innovation in adaptation in developing countries at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid. Two of the Adaptation Fund’s accredited Multilateral Implementing Entities (MIEs), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have been selected as implementing entities of the AFCIA. The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) works in conjunction with UNEP, receiving USD 5 million to administrate and aggregate 25 micro-grants projects (up to USD 250,000 each).
Senior Manager/Global Lead Centre of Social Excellence - Yaoundé, Cameroon
Earthworm Foundation is an international dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.
Earthworm Foundation (EF) is seeking a motivated, dynamic and friendly Senior Manager/ Global Lead Centre of Social Excellence, based in Yaoundé, Centre Region, Cameroon, with strong experience working with organizations to develop good stakeholder relationships with local communities, as well as experience running adult education trainings, fundraising and managing complex donor-funded projects. The Centre of Social Excellence (CSE) Global Lead will oversee all CSE activities, as well as lead the marketing, promotion and coordination of CSE activities for businesses, communities, government staff and individuals in order to increase CSE's exposure and impact.
The selected candidates will be the CSE Global Team and will also support or lead on the implementation of projects in close collaboration with the Earthworm Foundation Central Africa Regional Head.
The Project Coordinator will report to the Head of Central Africa based in Yaoundé, will work in close collaboration with the Director of Programmes, with the Country heads and their respective teams, and with the other Programme Leads.
Centre of Social Excellence (CSE)
CSE’s mission is to create an enabling environment for social harmony and realized human rights by equipping companies, civil society, and governments with well-trained social practitioners from the regions where they operate. We mobilize diverse social experts who have real-world experience addressing social issues to design and teach courses to students on the front lines of company-community interactions.