Clarifications and FAQs

Ambition Initiative – Round Two FAQ, Clarifications and Webinars 

During the Ambition Initiative – Round Two of the NAMA Facility, the Technical Support Unit (TSU) collected written questions regarding the Call and published clarifications and frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this page. 

FAQs have been published with the launch of the Ambition Initiative – Round Two and are available here: 

The documents were updated and published with additional clarifications according to the following schedule: 

In addition, there are three webinars to assist in the application process that also provide an opportunity to seek clarifications:  

We highly recommend taking a look at our NAMA Facility Podcast: Introduction to Annex 5a – Financial Mechanism, NAMA Facility Podcast: Introduction to Annex 6 – GHG Mitigation Potential, and our Fictional NSP Outline “Towards Carbon-Neutral Totinia Now!” which serve as guides for applicants. 

Here are examples of our contract templates for Detailed Preparation Phase (DPP) for German-based organisations in German and all other organisations in EnglishPlease note that these contracts are examples used in line with our current rules and regulations. Your actual contract may differ depending on your actual project planning, or changes in rules and regulations applying to, or within, GIZ as NAMA Facility Grant Agent (NFGA).

The TSU Policy for Processing Requests for Clarification Regarding the NAMA Facility's Ambition Initiative - Round Two

In order to ensure a transparent and fair competitive Ambition Initiative - Round Two, the TSU of the NAMA Facility will provide Clarification Notes on the basis of the following principles:

  1. The TSU will provide information in the form of Clarification Notes concerning the interpretation of the GID and application documents. In order to ensure a fair competition, the TSU will not provide any advice with regard to individual NAMA Support Projects.
  2. Requests for clarification must be addressed per e-mail to the NAMA Facility to contact(at)
  3. As described above, five successive Clarification Notes addressing requests in an anonymised manner will be published in a monthly interval on the NAMA Facility’s website until the end of April 2022.
  4. Submitted requests will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail along with an indication of a timeframe when their inquiry will be addressed as part of the next published Clarification Note.
  5. Following the publication of such Clarification Note, each submitter of a request will also be informed per e-mail of the details identifying which section of the Clarification Note addresses their respective request. If the request could not be clarified, the submitter will be informed of the reason.
  6. Requests for clarifications that are addressed to the TSU during events will be recorded as per the above point 2 and treated as per points 3 and 4.

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