Launched in 2015, the UN Environment/UN Development Programme (UNDP)/World Resources Institute (WRI) Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme builds the capacities of nine countries to access GCF by developing the [...]
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.
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 C40, Germany and Inter-American Development [...]
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 (NIEs) alike. The Fund’s Readiness [...]
Juliane Nier, CDKN's Learning Coordinator, reports from a workshop convened by CDKN to share experiences among our partners on how to finance climate compatible development. Hosted by the Government of Rwanda in Kigali last month, the participants identified the 'ingredients' needed to mobilise resources.
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.
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.
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.