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.
The over 110 members of the InsuResilience Global Partnership are collaborating to scale up affordable and sustainable risk finance and insurance in climate-vulnerable countries, aiming to assist 500 million poor and vulnerable people by 2025. [more...]
Since 2018, CDKN's ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has grown our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Here are some of the highlights. [more...]
Developed and developing country representatives met on Friday 11 June 2021 to respond to the UNFCCC’s first biennial communications on future levels of climate finance flows. The event revealed a gap in expectations between developing and developed countries. Creative technical solutions can bridge the gap. [more...]
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CDKN's coverage of climate finance at the UNFCCC meetings continues, with reporting on long term finance. [more...]
CDKN and WEDO's new guide presents a framework of recommendations for strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects, with concrete examples and resources to show how it can be done. [more]…
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CDKN's podcast series, Finance for resilience: Unlocking climate action, focuses on emerging themes within the climate finance field, and highlights innovative solutions from practitioners and experts. [more]…
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.
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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.