Mobilising money to where it matters

Researching the benefits and challenges of getting development and climate finance flowing to the local level

There is not enough action taken by government or donors to achieve the 1.5°C target set by the 2015 Paris Agreement. Greater ambition is needed to facilitate and finance a transition to sustainable, climate resilient, low carbon economies.

We work at many levels of governance with public and private sector partners in urban and rural areas of Least Developed Countries, strengthening capabilities and making the most vulnerable people's voices inform investment decisions.  

Contact: Simon Addison (, principal researcher, Climate Change.

Find out more about IIED's Climate Change research group.