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Adaptation Fund event aims to increase climate finance access for Least Developed Countries

30 May 2017|Categories: In The News, Uncategorized|

  Washington, D.C. (May 30, 2017) — As part of ongoing outreach activities through its Readiness Programme aimed at increasing access to climate finance for [...]

African governments will use track record of public climate funds access to attract private finance

16 May 2016|Categories: Direct, Global front, In The News, News, Region front|

Experts who gathered to discuss climate finance in Addis Ababa last month found that many of the standards and procedures developed to channel public funds to African countries may provide the foundation for new forms of private finance to flow for climate resilience. CDKN Africa's Senior Programme Manager Suzanne Carter reports.

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Two new Implementing Entities accredited to Adaptation Fund

30 March 2016|Categories: Global front, In The News, News|Tags: , |

Washington, D.C. (March 1, 2016) — The Adaptation Fund expanded its capacity to reach more vulnerable developing countries with urgently needed climate adaptation projects when [...]

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New webinar series brings together NIEs and prospective NIEs to share experiences

25 January 2016|Categories: Announcements, Global front, In The News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In an effort to leverage new technology and reach more of its implementing partners around the world, the Adaptation Fund is launching a new webinar [...]

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NEWS: New finance facility will help cities get ready to unlock billions for green infrastructure

23 December 2015|Categories: In The News|Tags: , , , , , |

Green infrastructure is no longer out-of-reach for cities in developing countries thanks to the launch of the C40 Cities Finance Facility, a major project by [...]

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NEWS: Climate finance readiness programme praised at COP21, but more commitment needed

18 December 2015|Categories: Global front, In The News, News|Tags: , , , |

The Adaptation Fund's ‘Direct Access’ programme has been praised at the Conference of the Parties (COP21) by the Adaptation Fund and by National Implementing Entities [...]

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NEWS: Adaptation Fund launching Technical Assistance grants to strengthen capacity of NIEs

26 August 2015|Categories: Global front, In The News|

The Adaptation Fund is making Technical Assistance grants available to accredited National Implementing Entities (NIEs) in order to strengthen the capacity of NIEs, particularly in the areas of environmental and social risk management, as they design and implement concrete adaptation projects.

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NEWS: South-South learning exchange in Kigali on climate finance readiness

23 July 2015|Categories: Global front, In The News|

Charlotte Finlay, CDKN’s Head of Country Support reports from day 1 of the CDKN South-South learning exchange on “mobilising resources for climate compatible development,” which [...]

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NEWS: ‘Zero poverty, zero emissions’ event in Lima, Peru to target climate finance readiness

28 November 2014|Categories: In The News|

An open side event at COP20 in Lima will engage participants on climate finance mobilisation and readiness issues. Climate change threatens to reverse hard-earned gains [...]

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NEWS: Adaptation Fund & UNEP kick off Direct Access Climate Finance Readiness seminar in Bangkok

10 September 2014|Categories: Announcements|

Bangkok -- The Adaptation Fund’s Climate Finance Readiness seminar series continues with today’s opening in Bangkok, Thailand, of the third seminar of its Readiness Programme for [...]

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