UK PACT is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to fourteen new, demand-led and innovative projects in Mexico. The projects will receive a share of a total of over £4.5 million funding allocated to the second phase of the Mexico-UK PACT programme aimed at promoting a low-carbon, climate-resilient and inclusive future in Mexico.
The awarded projects respond to the technical assistance and capacity building priorities of Mexico’s government and focus on the themes that will have the greatest impact in supporting the country achieve its carbon reduction targets.
The portfolio will deliver on shared priorities for tackling climate change identified under the 2019 UK–Mexico Partnership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth as well as under the COP26 ‘Cancun to Glasgow’ Declaration agreed between Mexico and the United Kingdom in March 2020. Mexico–UK PACT is set to make a strong contribution to support the priority campaigns for the COP26 climate conference, which the UK will host in November 2021, including in developing clean road transport, green finance and nature-based solutions to climate change.