NIE-NEMA made a public call for proposals through one of the country local media group and as a result it received a total of 102 proposals from different entities nationwide.
1) Selection Criteria
2) Phase 1
These proposals were later subjected to two intensive and transparent review processes (namely the Preliminary review and the Second level Review) as guided by the Adaptation Fund Manual Review Criteria (which was the base template) with inclusions from the Kenya National Policy documents.
In addition, it was agreed that the proposals would be accepted if the met the following parameters: Date of submission, Proposal format, Sector/ Theme and Legal status.
During the review process, 56 proposals were rejected as they submitted late and they did not follow the lay-out format.
3) Phase 2
The remaining 46 proposals were subjected to the Kenya Adaptation Review criteria. All the proposals were read and scored with the highest marks being awarded to the following: TARDA, KEFRI, WORLD VISION and CDA. During this review it was established that some proponents had submitted concepts and there was need to make a decision on how forward with the concepts. Other factors used to isolate the proposals were namely:
• Regional Balancing,
• Outputs of a project addressing the national priorities
• The Five UNFCCC Thematic areas:

4) Submission of Proposals to AF
At the end of the process, 11 project proposals were isolated and approved to be the ones to be submitted in for funding.

5) Merging of proposals
Amalgamation of the 11 projects into a single programme
Integrated Programme to Build resilience to Climate Change and Adaptive Capacity of vulnerable communities:
Key components that will be highlighted: regions, communities, project execution, outcomes and executing entities.