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READ: Green Climate Fund proposal toolkit 2017

This toolkit helps key audiences understand how to fulfil the Green Climate Fund’s requirements when developing a fully-fledged funding proposal.

READ: CDKN Annual Report 2017

Throughout the year, CDKN provided guidance on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), integrating climate actions into economic sectors – agriculture, urban development, water resources and energy systems – and supported access to finance from both public and private sources. In this Annual Report 2017, CDKN distills the rich learning from these projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.

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READ: CDKN WORKING PAPER: Making governance work for water-energy-food nexus approaches

A new CDKN working paper by Andrew Scott of the Overseas Development Institute explores the effectiveness of governing for the “water-energy-food nexus”. The author looks at approaches that understand the links between sectors, recognise these in decision-making and promote integrated policy-making.

Read the paper here

READ: FCFA’s latest blog: Integrating climate information into green growth finance in Rwanda

This blog explores how Rwanda’s environment and climate change fund (FONERWA) can be capacitated to facilitate increased private sector investment, and public-private partnerships, in climate resilient projects.

 

EVENT: Africa Carbon Forum 2017

9th Africa Carbon Forum, Cotonou, Benin, 28 – 30 June 2017

The 9th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) will focus on how engagement between State and non-State actors can be further strengthened in the key sectors for Africa (energy, agriculture and human settlements), including the role of future carbon markets to achieve enhanced climate action, towards the goals of sustainable development.

The event will cover:

  • Practical examples of policies, initiatives and actions in Africa;
  • Barriers and enabling measures for engaging climate action in key sectors;
  • Financial instruments and regulatory frameworks;
  • Advancing the implementation of climate action

Over the past decade the ACF has provided a unique platform for Africa to engage on climate change issues in the region. The Forum brings together key stakeholders from the public sector and other non-Party actors from Africa and beyond. It witnesses the participation of key multilateral and bilateral development institutions and experts to discuss urgent actions needed on the ground and share experience and build capacity for implementation of actions.

READ: Adaptation Fund’s Latest Brochure- Adaptation Story South Africa

The brochure details the work of the Smalls Grants Facility (SGF) Project focusing on the Biodiversity and Red Meat Cooperative (BRC). The BRC received a grant through the SGF project funded by the Adaptation Fund and implemented by the South African National Biodiversity Institute to introduce new climate resilient breeds of livestock in the community of Lelliefontain.

SGF Adaptation Story from the Adaptation Fund

 

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