The Fifth Climate Finance Readiness Seminar for national implementing entities (NIEs) of the Adaptation Fund (AF) was held in 28-31 August in Washington DC. The Adaptation Fund’s accredited entities that are implementing adaptation projects, partner organizations and other stakeholders gathered together to share knowledge and practices of the adaptation finance. The seminar also included a field visit to local resilience project stream restoration sites coordinated by the Washington, D.C. government.

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Day 3

  • Session 11: Learning grants
  • Session 12: AF and GCF complementarity
  • Session 13: Strengthening resilience through bilateral engagements and aligning with national priorities
  • Session 14: NIE community of practice
  • Session 15: Innovation in adaptation
    • Role of innovation in adaptation and engaging the private sector – Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
    • Innovation and technologies for enhancing local resilience – Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)


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