Case Studies

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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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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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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INTERVIEW: Getting climate finance ready – insights from Jamaica (Part 1)

4 May 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Uncategorized|

Claire Bernard of the Planning Institute of Jamica (PIOJ) provides insights into how Jamaican institutions have prepared to receive and manage international climate finance and what their experience can offer others.

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INTERVIEW: Getting climate finance ready – insights from Jamaica (Part 2)

28 April 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Uncategorized|

Part 2 of our interview with Claire Bernard of the Planning Institute of Jamica provides insights into how Jamaican institutions have managed national climate change priorities and mobilised the financial resources to support their goals.

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CASE STUDY: A view on climate finance readiness – from Ghana’s grassroots

24 March 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles|Tags: , , , |

As the ninth meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board takes place in Songdo, Korea, CDKN asks Ken Kinney, Executive Director of The Development Institute, Ghana, [...]

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CASE STUDY: Costing of climate impacts helps Uganda prepare for climate finance

19 December 2014|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Undertaking an economic impact of climate change on key sectors is Uganda’s first step in making the case for more climate-resilient investments. Mairi Dupar, CDKN’s [...]

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