Readiness Themes

1103, 2019

Adaptation Fund to Host Regional Workshop in Ghana with Goal to Enhance Climate Finance Readiness for Central African Countries

Washington, D.C. (March 8, 2019) — The Adaptation Fund will host 12 countries from Central Africa for a regional workshop March 18-19 in Accra, Ghana to facilitate national institutions through the Fund’s accreditation process [...]

1601, 2019

Enabling access to the funds: Profonanpe’s Adaptation Fund & Green Climate Fund accreditation experience

This study – commissioned by GIZ’s Climate Finance Readiness Programme on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) – intends to orient and assist regional, [...]

1712, 2018

Adaptation Fund launches new grant funding windows to accelerate action, innovation and learning in adaptation

Total of US$ 5 million available to the Fund's National Implementing Entities in addition to regular funding channels. Katowice, Poland (December 14, 2018) -- Building on its pioneering, effective and [...]

412, 2018

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

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 to climate finance. The Adaptation [...]

711, 2018

Adaptation Fund Board moves to accelerate innovative adaptation actions through new grant funding windows

Board Decisions aimed at meeting rising urgency of climate change; Board also approves nearly US$ 20 million in new local adaptation projects Washington, D.C.(October 17, 2018) — The Adaptation Fund [...]

711, 2018

Latest Adaptation Fund readiness webinar: now ready to watch (October 2018)

The Adaptation Fund hosted the seventh climate finance readiness webinar for its accredited national implementing entities (NIEs) on 25 October 2018. The webinar provided guidance on the topic of change, [...]

711, 2018

Private sector innovates to raise climate ambition in Southern Africa

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. The increased willingness of public [...]

2610, 2018

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

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 resources hinder their capacity to [...]