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Financing Local Adaptation

We have 17 items tagged with ‘Financing Local Adaptation’.
  • Landscape of an island with houses and vegetation surrounded by the sea.

    A glimmer of hope ahead of COP26 – financing for adaptation

    A newly formed group of champion countries committed to ramping up flows of adaptation finance brings promise − provided they can also improve access, explains guest blogger Angelique Pouponneau

    6 October 2021 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Women in a field bend over to harvest crop

    New Champions Group on Adaptation Finance launched amid call to accelerate adaptation finance

    A new Champions Group on Adaptation Finance, launched at the UN General Assembly in September 2021, has issued a clear political commitment to work with developing countries to accelerate adaptation finance and invited other climate finance providers to join them.

    22 September 2021 | News | Climate change
  • A man pointing to a list on a flipchart

    Climate finance not reaching the local level

    IIED research has found that less than 10% of funding committed under international climate funds to help developing countries take action on climate change is directed at the local level

    1 November 2019 | Article | 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
  • 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
  • Abid Lashari, president of the National Disability and Development Forum, Pakistan, is interviewed at CBA8

    Voices of people with disabilities must be heard in climate change adaptation debate

    We need to strengthen the capacity of people with disabilities so they can access the resources needed to adapt to climate change, says the Kathmandu Declaration that was launched last month

    16 May 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • IIED senior fellow Saleemul Huq announces the Kathmandu Declaration to delegates at CBA8 in Nepal in April 2014 (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    Kathmandu Declaration: recommendations for financing communities most vulnerable to climate change

    At the close of the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) in April 2014, delegates released a declaration that called for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change

    14 May 2014 | News | Climate change
  • IIED director Camilla Toulmin makes a key speech during the closing ceremony of CBA8

    Toulmin: More power to the people to tackle climate change

    Watch a series of speeches from the opening and closing ceremonies of CBA8, including those by IIED director Camilla Toulmin, the Nepal Prime Minister and Christiana Figueres

    12 May 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • Delegates at CBA8 in Nepal travel to Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District to see the effects of climate change as part of the pre-conference fields trips (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Crowd-sourcing ideas to help community-based adaptation finance reach the most vulnerable

    As everyone increasingly experiences changes associated with a warming planet, does a global phenomenon like climate change affect people in the same way?

    1 May 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • Participants at CBA8 listen to speakers addressing the latest issues related to financing local adaptation (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    CBA8 highlights – day four

    A round-up of the highlights of the third day of the CBA8 conference, which was dominated by the launch of the Kathmandu Declaration

    30 April 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • The Kathmandu Declaration was devised by delegates at the 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Conference ends with declaration on finance for community-based adaptation to climate change

    Delegates at 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA8) have released a declaration that calls for a radical shift in flows of finance to ensure the most vulnerable communities can adapt to climate change

    30 April 2014 | News | Climate change
  • Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre's Pablo Suarez leads a game-playing session at CBA8 (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    CBA8 highlights – day three

    A round-up of the highlights of the third day of the CBA8 conference, which focused on issues such as the role of civil society advocacy in community-based adaptation planning and included a film session

    30 April 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • Maize crops in Kirtipur Village, Nawalparasi District, Nepal (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    Investing in adaptation to climate change brings bonus benefits

    Is a problem shared a problem halved? This is the question that sprang to mind this week in Nepal as participants of CBA8 met for the pre-conference field trips

    29 April 2014 | Blog | Climate change
  • A delegate at CBA8 gives the thumbs up to views expressed during a session (Photo: Stephanie Andrei)

    CBA8 highlights - day two

    A round-up of the highlights of the second day of the CBA8 conference, which focused on issues such as private sector finance and saw game-playing used to inform delegates

    29 April 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • IIED's 8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation took place in Nepal, addressing financing local adaptation (Photo: Stephanie Andrei/CBA8)

    CBA8: 8th conference on community-based adaptation to climate change

    Over 400 participants from more than 60 countries attended IIED's 8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to climate change (CBA8) in Kathmandu, Nepal, in April 2014. Hundreds more followed the event and interacted via live web streamed video, comments and social media. The conference shared the latest developments in community-based adaptation financing, planning and best practices

    28 April 2014 | Feature | Climate change
  • Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala inaugurates CBA8 on the first day of the conference in Kathmandu (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    CBA8 highlights - day one

    A round-up of the highlights of the first day of the CBA8 conference, which saw Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala inaugurate events in Kathmandu

    26 April 2014 | Article | Climate change
  • CBA8 participants visited Kritipur village, Nawalparsi district, to learn about irrigation and community forest projects. (Photo: Kate Wilson/IIED)

    CBA8 highlights – pre-conference field trips

    Delegates to the 8th international conference on Community-Based Adaptation undertook field visits to communities and projects around Nepal

    24 April 2014 | Article | Climate change
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