Ambition Initiative

The Ambition Initiative is Now Open

The Ambition Initiative of the NAMA Facility is open from 12 December 2020 until 31 May 2021, 3 pm (CEST/GMT+2).


Click here to see German Federal Minister for the Environment Svenja Schulze announce the launch of the Ambition Initiative and here to see German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel announce more funding for the NAMA Facility at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020.


The NSP Outline and Annexes must be submitted via email – you can download the application documents here and see the full timeline of the Ambition Initiative here. 


The updated Ambition Initiative General Information Document contains detailed information about NSP Outline development, the selection process and its criteria. You can learn more about the new features of the Ambition Initiative here.


In case you have further questions, please look at our first FAQ Document here. You can also write us an email at contact(a)

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The NAMA Facility

The NAMA Facility provides tailor-made support for the implementation of highly ambitious and transformational NAMAs in developing countries. The Facility conducts competitive calls and selects the most ambitious and promising NAMA Support Projects for funding.

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The current portfolio of the NAMA Facility comprises 27 NAMA Support Projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The selected NAMA Support Projects represent the most advanced and ambitious NAMAs worldwide.

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Transformational Change

NAMA Support Projects supported by the NAMA Facility need to fit into the context of a broader NAMA and need to have the potential to catalyse transformational change in a partner country towards a low-carbon development path.

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