Feature Articles

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

4 December 2018|Categories: Capacity Building, 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 [...]

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

26 October 2018|Categories: Capacity Building, 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 [...]

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Financing climate resilience: There are increasing opportunities for action

9 May 2017|Categories: Feature Articles, Programming Adaptation Finance, 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: 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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NEWS: Workshop on readiness focuses on access to climate finance in Africa

27 October 2015|Categories: Capacity Building, 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, 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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INTERVIEW: Getting climate finance ready – insights from Jamaica (Part 1)

4 May 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Programming Adaptation Finance, 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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