Readiness Themes

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 [...]

3108, 2018

Adaptation Fund readiness webinar: Adaptation finance (August 2018)

The Fifth Climate Finance Readiness Seminar for national implementing entities (NIEs) of the Adaptation Fund (AF) was held in 28-31 August in Washington DC. The Adaptation Fund’s accredited entities that [...]

3004, 2018

Adaptation Fund ‘Readiness Package’ launched

The one-year pilot ‘Readiness Package’ was launched at a workshop held April 4-6, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Adaptation Fund co-hosted the workshop with its NIE for Kenya, the National [...]

3006, 2017

New toolkit: Developing a project proposal for the Green Climate Fund

This toolkit helps key audiences understand how to fulfil the Green Climate Fund’s requirements when developing a fully-fledged funding proposal. Responding to climate change challenges requires collective action from all [...]

3005, 2017

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

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