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Centre for International Development and Training

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) is a self-financing, non-profit making centre within the University of Wolverhampton. CIDT staff share a deep commitment to working with others towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and aim to contribute to poverty reduction and improvements to the livelihoods of vulnerable people.

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OPINION: High fiduciary standards and Rwanda’s access to climate finance

Solid fiduciary structures are key for developing countries to access, absorb and spend climate finance effectively. Debbie Caldwell, associate of the Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) looks at these practices in Rwanda.


PROJECT: Economic assessment of the impacts of climate change in Uganda

This study will inform Uganda’s National Climate Change Policy by directing investments where they are most needed to safeguard the Ugandan economy from the adverse impacts of climate change.


PROJECT: Lessons from national climate compatible development planning in Rwanda, Kenya, Mozambique and Ethiopia

African and developing country governments are increasingly calling for practical examples of how to advance climate compatible development and develop solutions relevant to country contexts. Many cou

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PROJECT: FONERWA capacity building

This project aims to give technical assistance to the Rwandan private sector, civil society organisations and government agencies to access financing from FONERWA and other sources to support environmental sustainability, resilience to climate change, and green growth.

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NEWS: New climate fund FONERWA a game changer in Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda signs an historic agreement with the UK, capitalising its new climate fund, Fonds National de l’Environnement (FONERWA), with £22.5 million support from DfID, making it the largest demand-based climate fund in Africa.

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