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In the Pipeline

Not all projects under development are listed below due to confidentiality constraints. As soon as projects are confirmed to be publicly viewable, we will add their details to the pipeline.

Advisor Responsibilities

Develop project concept notes based on priority sectors within Samoa’s NDC Road Map and Investment Plan to be included in the GCF Country Program, IRENA, and to be considered by other potential funding sources.

Develop project proposals on specific areas such as: waste –to- energy technology, introduction of e-vehicles (government fleet) within the land transport sector, encouragement of energy efficiency (EE) within the Tourism Sector and Smart Agriculture Practices to reduce GHG emissions.

Identify relevant international funding sources for national projects.

Samoa's Advisor

Shelveen Kumar

Shelveen Kumar

Previously CFAN advisor to Fiji, where he mobilized more than $50m in climate finance, Shelveen has over 5 years of professional experience. With expertise in strategic planning, Audit & Advisory and Project Management, he has worked for KPMG, conducting quality assurance audits for various organizations and donor projects, and has also led and participated in delivering key projects for Fiji’s national carrier, Fiji Airways as a Revenue Management Analyst and more recently has gained experience in delivering private sector development programs.

He received his education at the University of South Pacific with a Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce and currently pursuing a Master’s degree by Research in the same discipline. Shelveen also holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Human Resource Management & Employment Relations and has been the gold medal recipient for the most outstanding graduate in the School of Business and Management.


“The role for me is a challenging opportunity to further enhance my finance knowledge and make significant contributions towards climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives of [my host country].”
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