How can Nepal finance climate action?
Dr. Divas B. Basnyat of Nepal Development Research Institute (NDRI (divas@ndri,org.np) writes on the challenges and opportunities for accessing climate finance in Nepal. This blog is based on the project “Support for Strengthening Climate Finance Activities in Nepal” funded by CDKN and implemented by NDRI in partnership with Prakiti Resource Center (PRC).
Government action needed to accelerate green business in Asia
In this article, Sandra Khananusit, CDKN's consultant highlights the key points of a debate on the potential of initiating and strengthening green businesses in Asia, focusing on how the governments of the region can engage with the private sector and create an enabling environment for the private sector to invest in low emission development strategies and NDCs.
28th November 2016
Private sector facility
Munjurul Hannan Khan, CDKN’s Country Engagement Leader, Bangladesh and Tahmina Hadi, CDKN’s Junior Consultant, Bangladesh highlight that how effective mobilisation of the private sector by funding entities such as the Green Climate Fund, can create an enabling environment for the private sectors to engage in a business model that supports climate change.
POLICY BRIEF: Pakistan low carbon scenario analysis
This document provides a condensed summary of the Low-Carbon Scenarios Analysis project, highlighting two critical parts of this project: the development of a reference case for emissions, as well as the identification of options for Pakistan to reduce its GHG emissions across key sectors.
18th November 2016
The Philippines’ challenge for urban resilience
Danica Marie Supnet of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, highlights the proceedings of the series of workshops and community discussions on bridging the gap between local climate change adaptation planning in the urban sector and access to climate finance.