Feature Articles

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: 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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FEATURE: The plumbing of adaptation finance – accountability, transparency and accessibility at the local level

29 November 2014|Categories: Feature Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

The Knowledge Exchange for Climate Finance Readiness would like to present this summary of the World Resources Institute's paper examining phase 1 of the Adaptation Finance [...]

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