Adaptation Fund readiness and capacity building support – Interview with Farayi Madziwa

4 December 2018|Feature Articles, Uncategorized|

While the core of the Adaptation Fund’s work remains its concrete adaptation projects for the most vulnerable, it also has programmes that enhance countries’ access to climate finance. The Adaptation [...]

Private sector innovates to raise climate ambition in Southern Africa

7 November 2018|Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front|

With increasing use of 'blended finance' approaches, public and private financiers are joining forces in the Southern African region to invest in climate change solutions. The increased willingness of public [...]

How a Regional Implementing Entity can support national governments: The Asia-Pacific experience

26 October 2018|Feature Articles, Global front, Uncategorized|

Many developing country governments are seeking to access international climate funds. For the island states of the Asia Pacific region, their small size and limited resources hinder their capacity to [...]

Financing climate resilience: There are increasing opportunities for action

9 May 2017|Feature Articles, Uncategorized|

Climate and water expert Gavin Quibell believes there are increasing opportunities to finance both the social and economic components of climate resilience. A call to action Despite remarkable progress addressing extreme [...]

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Ethiopia’s investment in climate compatible development

4 May 2016|Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front|

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation was recently accredited to receive funds from both the Green Climate Fund and the Adaptation Fund. CDKN's Robi Redda and Tesfaye Hailu reflect on five factors that contributed to Ethiopia's success.

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