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Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects

Shortlisting Climate Change Adaptation Projects

This document shares an example from USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific’s experience working with India’s NABARD to design a checklist for selecting projects to be financed by the Adaptation Fund.

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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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Ethiopia drought adaptation

This blog describes UNDP's experiences in Ethiopia as it faces its worst drought in 50 years and underlies the critical role that climate adaptation efforts play in sustaining livelihoods.

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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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Adaptation Fund Projects in Action

VIDEO: An overview of Adaptation Fund projects under implementation all over the world. 

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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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Mitigation And Adaptation In The UNFCCC Debates

An analysis of the UNFCCC’s discussions provided by the Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Introduction

Climate Change Adaptation appears to occupy the center of the climate negotiations....

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Climate Adaptation In Bangladesh

How much is spent on country level adaptation projects? What types of projects are funded? And where are these projects?

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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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Adaptation and development funding in Isiolo county

A pilot 'climate adaptation fund' has been designed to support community prioritised adaptation investments. The project is testing a structure for 'bottom-up' adaptation and development...

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Multilateral adaptation finance

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This paper analyzes potential criteria to allocate international funding for adaptation to climate change, as a response to one of the main governance challenges of international...

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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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Asian Development Bank

ADB is helping its Developing Member Countries (DMCs) adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change by providing support at three levels, through: regional and sub-regional cooperation and info

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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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Financing Adaptation

An overview of some of the principles for effective adaptation funding, and gives a short overview of the Least Developed Countries Fund (LCDF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF).

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Lessons learned from Senegal NCAP Project

The example of work carried out in Senegal under the NCAP project to expand the country’s NAPA submissions beyond the initial primary sectors of agriculture, water resources and coast zone...

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Adaptation Fund: Enhancing resilient agriculture

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Project background and context

Traditional agricultural practices that communities rely on in the Solomon Islands have been placed under...

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Adaptation Fund: Coastal Adaptation

Status: Approved

Project approved for funding by the Adaptation Fund Board, June 2010

Project Description

The coastal regions of Senegal are home to over 75% of the population and...

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Adaptation Fund: reducing floods and droughts

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Status: Approved

Project approved for funding by the Adaptation Fund Board, June 2010

Project description

Nicaragua suffers...

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Adaptation Fund

The Adaptation Fund was established to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes in de

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