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PODCAST: Building climate resilience through microfinance

CDKN has launched a new podcast series titled Finance for resilience: Unlocking climate action. Each episode focuses on an emerging theme within the climate finance thematic area and highlights innovative solutions from practitioners and experts.

The podcast series provides an accessible way of highlighting innovative solutions from practitioners and experts. The first episode unpacks the role of microfinance as a financial instrument to build resilience in communities which are vulnerable to climate change.

CDKN’s climate finance lead, Kamleshan Pillay, is joined by distinguished guests Tineyi Mawocha – CEO of Opportunity Bank Uganda, Lydia Baffour Awuah – Senior Programme Manager at Opportunity International and Puneet Chopra – partner at Microsave Consulting in India. The discussion revolves around the concept and impact of microfinancing as well as the very real possibilities that microfinancing affords in the betterment of the social well-being of some of the most vulnerable communities to climate change.

Listen to Episode 1: Building climate resilience through microfinance below or on Spotify, Google or Apple iTunes.

 

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