Readiness Themes

509, 2016

EVENT: Readiness workshop in Morocco brings attention to water scarce MENA region

Join the Adaptation Fund from the 6th-8th September in Rabat, Morocco for a workshop on improving climate finance readiness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Adaptation Fund (AF) is bringing together [...]

2408, 2016

FILM: Getting climate finance ready – Experience from Bangladesh and Pakistan

In this first of three sets of video presentations from the workshop ‘South-South Learning Exchange on Developing Bankable Climate Projects’, Jorge Villanueva and Zabreen Hasan of CDKN pose questions to climate finance specialists from South Asia: Iftikhar Hossain and Nazmul Haque of Bangladesh and Fawad Hayat of Pakistan.

1908, 2016

FEATURE: What makes a good proposal for the Adaptation Fund?

CDKN and its partners have been sharing experiences with each other on how developing countries can become more 'climate finance ready'. As part of this programme, we interviewed Mikko Ollikainen of the Adaptation Fund Secretariat about what he's looking for in a project proposal.

308, 2016

FEATURE: Mobilising finance for climate change adaptation

Fareeha Irfan Ovais, Project Manager for the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)'s Low Carbon Scenario Analysis for Pakistan, describes how climate finance can be integrated into the overall development [...]

1406, 2016

Financing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions – Insights from CDKN’s experience

The concept of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) was introduced in 2007 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change as a mechanism for enabling mitigation action in developing countries, with [...]

1006, 2016

FILM: Building the adaptation investment case in Africa

How do you build the investment case for climate change adaptation in an African context? Watch an animation about a workshop held in Cape Town, South Africa, which brought together CDKN colleagues and collaborators to discuss adaptation on the continent.

1605, 2016

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

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.

405, 2016

Ethiopia’s investment in climate compatible development

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.

3003, 2016

Two new Implementing Entities accredited to Adaptation Fund

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 its Board approved the accreditation [...]

2501, 2016

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

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 series to connect National Implementing [...]