SACFP Practitioner Training Course

Practitioner Training and targeted capacity-building are important pillars of the current phase of the SACFP. The SACFP, in partnership with the University of Cape Town, is facilitating a formal online course for a selection of practitioners from various financial institutions.

 

 

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The course includes teams from six Southern African institutions, including those recently accredited to the Green Climate Fund, as well as yet to be accredited. In addition, the SACFP has commissioned targeted training in line with the expressed needs of core stakeholders, and across a set of critical areas that influence the ability to unlock climate finance, including climate rationale, project at risk and portfolio evaluation.

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Resources

Course Guide

Week 1: Welcome to the Course

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Week 2: Intro to Climate Change and Climate Finance

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Week 3: Enabling Conditions for Climate Finance and Appropriate Financial Structures

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Week 4: Financial Modeling - The Basics

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Week 5: Intro to Gender and ESS

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Week 6: Green Climate Fund Policy Framework Overview & Concept Note Introduction

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Week 7: GCF Policies, Procedures and Requirements

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Week 8: History of ESS

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Week 9: Financial models and investment management in relation to the GCF

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Week 10: GCF GESS tools & safeguards as risk management

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Week 11: GESS content in context

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Week 12: GCF Conceptual Pitch Presentations

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Category

Climate and Development Implementation, Climate Finance