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Climate change adaptation funds

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  • O Fundo Luzia Dorothy do Espírito Santo ajuda mulheres a aumentar sua independência econômica (Foto: Fundo Dema)The Luzia Dorothy do Espirto Santo Fund helps women increase their economic independence (Photo: Dema Fund)

    Delivering climate finance at the local level: the Dema Fund

    This case study looks at how the Dema Fund supports community action to protect the Brazilian Amazon. The fund reaches geographically remote communities that are largely excluded from social programmes and government services, including indigenous peoples, Afro-Brazilian communities, subsistence farmers and women

    7 November 2018 | Article | Climate change
  • Women gather together to break up the Babacu palm nuts they have collected (Photo: JcPietro, Creative Commons via Wikimedia)

    Delivering climate finance at the local level: the Babacu Fund

    This case study looks at how the Babacu Fund is delivering climate finance to landless palm nut collectors in the Brazilian Amazon. The fund is supporting remote communities that conventional development interventions are failing to reach, and is giving these communities the opportunity to prioritise investments that will make the greatest difference to them

    1 November 2018 | Article | Climate change
  • Boji Drug Store: financed by the European Union through the Community Development Trust Fund (Photo: John Nyangena)

    Funding local adaptation in Kenya: nationally vs. locally managed funds

    How do nationally and locally managed climate funds compare in creating impact on the ground? Guest blogger John Nyangena weighs up the pros and cons of each approach

    4 December 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • The construction of the CCCF Mega Dam in Makueni County, Kenya is an example of local action during a devolved climate finance pilot project (Photo: Japheth Mutuku)

    Decentralised model gets climate finance moving

    A side event at COP22 heard how governments in Kenya, Tanzania, Mali and Senegal are using decentralised structures to get climate finance into the hands of local government and out to climate vulnerable communities who need it most

    2 December 2016 | News | Climate change
  • The Forest Investment Program, an example of an investment fund with simplified funding frameworks, has invested $10 million in a $24 million project with the African Development Bank to restore Ghana's rapidly degrading forests (Photo: Greg Neate, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Six steps to local climate finance

    Evidence from community-focused initiatives suggests that climate and development funds can deliver local finance by adopting six key structural changes

    6 November 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • A woman carrying groceries in the village of Bouwéré, Mali. Assessments looked at how women experienced resilience to climate disruption (Photo: P.Casier/CGIAR, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Monitoring and evaluation in a local context

    Assessing how climate change adaptation and development investments can strengthen local people's resilience to climate extremes

    18 July 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • A father and son record measurements from a rain gauge on their farm in Western Uganda. Changes in rainfall patterns could significantly impact rural populations (Photo: J. Recha/CCAFS, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Q&A: We need long term actions on climate change

    In the first of our interviews with representatives from the Least Developed Country Group ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris (COP21), Tracy Kajumba shares some of the challenges created by climate change in Uganda

    24 November 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Tea pickers in Kenya's Mount Kenya region; smallholder folders in Least Developed Countries would be adversely affected by climate change (Photo: Neil Palmer/CIAT, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Supporting the LDCs on climate change adaptation

    As climate negotiators meet in Bonn, Batu Uprety says the mandate of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group must be renewed at COP21 to continue to support the LDCs on climate change adaptation

    1 September 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Stunted crops in the Kaffrine region of Senegal are the result of a lack of rainfall, jeopardising farmers’ harvests (Photo: Daniella Van Leggelo-Padilla/World Bank, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Local climate adaptation: bridging the funding gap

    Communities often know how to adapt to changes in the climate and extreme weather events but they lack access and control over the funds which could help them put these solutions into practice

    9 July 2015 | Blog | Climate change
  • Pastoralists in Isiolo County mapping community resources, such as water sources and good grazing areas. This pilot project developed a mechanism that allows local people to identify investments that can build their resilience to climate change. (Photo: James Pattison/IIED)

    Award win highlights collaboration for Kenya climate resilience

    A consortium working to support climate change adaptation in Kenya has won a prestigious UK award. The Adaptation Consortium is a partnership of six organisations, including IIED

    15 April 2015 | Article | Climate change
  • Vietnam's Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute is working on developing rice strains that are more tolerant to heat, increased salinity and longer periods under water (Photos: V. Meadu/CCAFS)

    New publication studies climate finance at national level

    The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to climate finance co-authored by a team of IIED researchers

    20 March 2015 | News | Climate change
  • A Rwandan farmer checks his coffee beans. A banana tree is visible behind him.

    Rwanda: test case on international commitment to financing climate change adaptation?

    Rwanda hopes climate change will provide an opportunity to secure additional climate finance. Will its new finance mechanism succeed?

    6 March 2013 | Blog | Climate change
  • Tianjin climate begotiation through the CLACC lens

    In their last meeting before the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico at the end of November, the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) discussed emissions reduction commitments for the 37 developed countries that have ratified the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012.

    19 November 2010 | Blog | Climate change
  • Renewables, why bother?

    For much of the developing world producing clean energy that also mitigates carbon emissions is a very low priority. After all, why should countries that haven't significantly contributed to climate change worry about reducing their relatively tiny carbon emissions? In any case who would pay for it all?

    4 August 2010 | Blog | Climate change
  • Q&A: climate negotiations

    Interview with IIED's Dr Saleemul Huq on what the upcoming negotiations mean for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), what funding options for adaptation will look like with the advent of the global economic recession, why media coverage from a LDC perspective is so crucial and what we can expect to see from the big hitters at the climate conference in Copenhagen.

    17 March 2009 | Article | Climate change
  • Supporting Adaptation to Climate Change: What role for Official Development Assistance?

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has instigated several funding mechanisms in an attempt to meet adaptation needs in developing countries, however these funds have been heavily criticised by both the development and academic communities for being both fiscally and technically inadequate.

    14 November 2008 | Article | Climate change
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