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Private sector innovates to raise climate ambition in Southern Africa

7 November 2018|Categories: 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. [...]

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

26 October 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

New film: Switching on climate finance in Kenya

9 May 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Global front, Uncategorized|

Africa accounts for many of the fastest growing economies in the world, but with this growth comes new challenges including those posed by climate change. [...]

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Private sector angle: How Bangladeshi businesses can profit from climate resilience

9 May 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Global front|

Mairi Dupar reports on presentations and discussions at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco. Read the related blog here: 'Financing Resilience - Global to local actions can [...]

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Financing climate resilience: There are increasing opportunities for action

9 May 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

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Ethiopia’s investment in climate compatible development

4 May 2016|Categories: 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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FEATURE: Four lessons from supporting Ethiopia’s Green Climate Fund planning

25 December 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front|

What is required in developing projects for the Green Climate Fund? Kirsty Wilson, Principal Consultant – Climate Change, LTS International looks at four key lessons learned from the experience of supporting the Government of Ethiopia prepare a proposal to the Fund.

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NEWS: Workshop on readiness focuses on access to climate finance in Africa

27 October 2015|Categories: Feature Articles|Tags: , , , , |

The Adaptation Fund has been conducting a series of workshops as part of an on-going effort to strengthen the capacity of national and regional organisations [...]

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FEATURE: Mandy Barnett on climate adaptation projects as a framework for investment

17 September 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front|

Mandy Barnett of the South African National Biodiversity Institute on how climate adaptation projects should form the basis of a framework of investment and how National Implementing Entities - the organisations accredited to receive money from the Adaptation Fund - can benefit their home countries.

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INTERVIEW: The Adaptation Fund’s accreditation process – lessons from Kenya

12 August 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Global front, Uncategorized|

In this video interview, Wangare Kiruma of Kenya's National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) explains how the agency became accredited to receive monies from the Adaptation Fund and how the process made NEMA more responsive and relevant.

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