There was a clear call for Africa to forge a new path towards climate-resilient development at the Africa anchoring event of the Climate Adaptation Summit - seizing the opportunities of green technologies and jobs. Lisa McNamara of CDKN reports. [more...]
Developing countries need an estimated US$100 billion per year in climate finance by 2020 to adapt to climate change and help them shift toward low-carbon development paths. The funds are still only partly committed by governments and only partly available on private markets. Explore our projects, publications and blogs urging increased ambition, below.
CDKN has launched a working paper, laying out an agenda for unlocking effective, accelerated adaptation at scale in Africa, based on investing in people’s skills and knowledge; in climate-resilient economies, which are well-informed by climate risk; and in nature. The paper intends to frame discussions at the Africa anchoring event of the Climate Adaptation Summit, Monday 25 January 2021. [more...]
Kamleshan Pillay, Mairi Dupar and Lisa McNamara of CDKN report from the Long Term Finance workshop convened by the UNFCCC on 27 November 2020, as part of the UN Climate Dialogues. See also the lon [more...]
CDKN has launched a new podcast series which looks at innovative, effective, accessible, and convenient ways of delivering emerging themes within climate finance [more...]
CDKN has launched the second episode of our climate finance podcast series, focusing on demystifying adaptation finance with guests Malango Mughogho and Kathryn Bakos. [more]…
CDKN has launched a new podcast series which looks at innovative, effective, accessible, and convenient ways of delivering emerging themes within climate finance. This is the first episode. [more]…
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This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level, with examples from Ethiopia and Kenya. It aims to understand how well these funds take into account the priorities of local communities, and incorporate national climate change policies and development plans.
The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.