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

12 August 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Global front, Programming Adaptation Finance, 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, 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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INTERVIEW: Getting climate finance ready – insights from Jamaica (Part 2)

28 April 2015|Categories: Case Studies, Feature Articles, Global front, Programming Adaptation Finance, 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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INTERVIEW: Ousseynou Nakoulima on how countries can prepare for Green Climate Fund support

19 February 2015|Categories: Capacity Building, Global front, Interviews|

Ousseynou Nakoulima is Director of Country Programming for the Green Climate Fund and here shares his insights on climate finance readiness with CDKN’s Mairi Dupar.

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INTERVIEW: Déthié Soumaré Ndiaye on how Senegal became ‘climate finance ready’

29 January 2015|Categories: Interviews, Programming Adaptation Finance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Senegal was one of the first countries to secure accreditation from the Adaptation Fund for its National Implementing Entity (NIE). Here, Déthié Soumaré Ndiaye of [...]

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