Case Studies

Adaptation finance readiness in Costa Rica

5 September 2019|Categories: Case Studies, Programming Adaptation Finance|

Costa Rica, despite being a small country, is experiencing a wide range of climate risks and vulnerabilities. Some regions, for example, are facing an increase [...]

Chile: a knowledge partnership between government and communities

2 July 2019|Categories: Capacity Building, Case Studies, Uncategorized|

Chile's National Implementing Entity has initiated a broad partnership with farmers to increase mutual understanding of how climate change is affecting agriculture and how climate-smart [...]

Jamaica: knowledge management with the audience in mind

2 July 2019|Categories: Capacity Building, Case Studies, Global front, Uncategorized|

The Planning Institute of Jamaica has developed a comprehensive knowledge management strategy that is improving the awareness, knowledge and capacity for action of its internal [...]

Knowledge gaps, adaptation policy and the implementation of NDCs in Latin America

17 June 2019|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front|

Daniel Ryan, Buenos Aires Institute of Technology - ITBA, Argentina, and Eduardo Bustos, Global Change Center, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, ask: what is holding [...]

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Private sector innovates to raise climate ambition in Southern Africa

7 November 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Private Sector Experience|

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. [...]

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New film: Switching on climate finance in Kenya

9 May 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Global front, Programming Adaptation Finance, 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, Private Sector Experience|

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: Capacity Building, Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Programming Adaptation Finance|

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: Capacity Building, 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, Programming Adaptation Finance|

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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