All articles for the topic: Green Climate Fund

Enabling access to the Green Climate Fund: Sharing country lessons from South Asia

Enabling access to the Green Climate Fund

This learning paper provides insights from the Action on Climate Today (ACT) programme in South Asia to improve country ‘readiness’ to access climate finance. 

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Can the Least Developed Countries Count on the Green Climate Fund?

The Green Climate Fund is a critical institution for the implementing of the Paris Agreement. Is it fulfilling its promisies and helping deliver successful adaptation outcomes in vulnerable nations?

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Adaptation Governance and Green Climate Fund Readiness

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are utilizing the Green Climate Fund's Readiness Program in a variety of ways that demonstrate strong regional interest in good adaptation governance.

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Understanding the Green Climate Fund

Understanding the Green Climate Fund

This paper describes the Green Climate Fund and outlines key considerations to be taken into account to enhance the readiness of NCFs to directly access international climate finance.

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Quick Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Funds

This USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Quick Guide is an easy to follow collection of 10 climate funds and initiatives available for financing adaptation activities in developing countries.

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Green Climate Fund Proposal Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to assist you in understanding what makes a funding proposal bankable and successful when it is reviewed during a GCF board meeting.

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Understanding ‘bankability’ and unlocking climate finance for climate compatible development

This paper focuses on understanding the concept of ‘bankability’ in support of the development of quality ‘bankable’ project proposals – to assist countries’ access to international climate finance.

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Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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The business case for private sector investment in climate solutions

This paper outlines the business case for private sector action on climate change in Bangladesh and the opportunities this presents, including accessing new sources of finance.

 

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How are dedicated climate funds progressing towards impact?

This short update summarises results reported in 2015 by 14 funds which have collectively approved more than $8.7 billion for climate change projects in developing countries. 

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Climate Finance Thematic Briefing: Adaptation Finance

This briefing provides an overview of finance flows and major funds supporting adaptation in 2015 and the geographical distribution of these funds.

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Private finance for adaptation in LDCs?

This brief presents a comprehensive analytical framework for understanding private adaptation finance. 

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The Status of Climate Finance at COP20, Lima

Introduction

Many UNFCCC stakeholders see climate finance as one of the linchpins holding together the entire climate negotiation process, for several reasons. First, climate finance is...

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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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The Political Dimension of Vulnerability

Abstract

As the availability of adaptation finance for developing countries increases, so does the need for a transparent way of prioritising countries for the allocation of money. It is...

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Adaptation funding for cities

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Adaptation funding is insufficient and needs a new angleIf consensus can be reached about anything these days, it is that funding for...
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