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Barriers and opportunities for scientific capacity development on climate change in Africa
Barriers and opportunities for scientific capacity development on climate change in Africa

This policy brief from FCFA presents the findings from a study to advance our understanding of scientific capacity development (SCD) on climate change in Africa. The study helped to inform the capacity-development strategy of the FCFA programme.

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Aligning energy development and climate objectives in Nationally Determined Contributions
Aligning energy development and climate objectives in Nationally Determined Contributions

This CDKN Working Paper draws from CDKN experience and further analysis to provide a perspective on the alignment of NDCs and national energy plans, looking at the examples of Ethiopia, Peru, Bangladesh and Ghana in particular.

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Africa LEDS Partnership Factsheet
Africa LEDS Partnership Factsheet

The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) is a membership-driven partnership comprising African governments, NGOs, project developers, and researchers. It was established to respond to the growing interest of African countries in the design and implementation of low emission development strategies (LEDS). Read more about AfLP's activities in the factsheet.

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Africa Mini-Grids Community of Practice Concept Note
Africa Mini-Grids Community of Practice Concept Note

The African Mini-Grids Community of Practice (AMG-COP) was convened in June 2017 to provide a peer-to-peer working group for African government leaders committed to scaling up mini-grid policies and systems in their countries. Read more in the concept note.

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Mainstreaming Climate Compatible Development Book
Mainstreaming Climate Compatible Development Book

CDKN’s flagship book draws from the alliance’s seven year experience of supporting climate compatible development in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The book provides practical recommendations on how to achieve low-carbon, climate-resilient development in low income and emerging economies.

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A climate for solar power: Solutions for Ethiopia’s energy poverty
A climate for solar power: Solutions for Ethiopia’s energy poverty

This policy brief from CDKN explores the landscape for solar power in Ethiopia, especially the role it can play in Ethiopia’s rural electrification by providing off-grid energy to households and enterprises across the country.

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Leveraging private sector finance for climate compatible development: Lessons from CDKN
Leveraging private sector finance for climate compatible development: Lessons from CDKN

This CDKN working paper, written by SSN's Charlotte Ellis and Kamleshan Pillay, asks how governments, international programmes and other stakeholders can create an enabling environment for private investment in climate action.

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The political economy of long-lived decisions in Africa
The political economy of long-lived decisions in Africa

This framework report was commissioned by FCFA to help the Research Consortia and other stakeholders understand the complex nature of economic decision-making on the continent so as to identify opportunities to influence these long-lived decisions in Africa.

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Africa’s Climate: Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information
Africa’s Climate: Helping decision-makers make sense of climate information

This flagship report from Future Climate for Africa is designed as a guide for scientists, policy-makers, and practitioners on the continent to integrate the latest climate information into policy and decision-making.

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