The Regional Climate Action Transparency Hub for Central Africa, hosted by the Economic Community for Central African States (ECCAS) supports the 11 ECCAS Member States in their efforts to build and improve sustainable and comprehensive transparency frameworks. As a result, national decision-makers, policymakers, investors and stakeholders will be in a better position to advance climate mitigation and adaptation actions and countries able to meet their reporting requirements under the Paris Agreement.
The regional hub aims to build capacity and create a network in the region to support ECCAS member countries in their efforts to improve and build sustainable and comprehensive transparency frameworks.
With enhanced measurement, reporting and verification, governments will be able to:
Through a collaborative approach, which brings together Congo basin countries, the Regional Hub will focus on the following priorities:
The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) hosts the ReCATH at the Central Africa Climate Prediction and Application Centre in Douala and ensures engagement with the Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC) Climate Change Working Group.
The COMIFAC Climate Change Working Group brings together negotiators from all Central African countries and supports the development of a common climate vision with other regional entities. The Group serves as a steering committee to the ECCAS Regional Climate Action Transparency Hub.
The Hub Management Team is responsible for the selection and management of technical experts and for setting up a community of practice and building country ownership. This team is composed of the head of the centre in Douala, an ICAT Secretariat member and a representative from the technical implementing partner.
ICAT provides resources to fund the international technical implementing partner, core Hub personnel and regional experts, regional training and peer-to-peer exchange activities, as well as other technical work to support transparency efforts in the region.
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