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Release date: Jul 8 2013
At its 21st meeting, the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) requested the Secretariat to develop a readiness programme to assist national and regional implementing entities, in an effort to strengthen the quality of design and implementation of projects. At the meeting, which was held in Bonn, Germany,...
Release date: Jun 20 2013
The governing Council of the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund (LDCF/SCCF) today received a combined $198 million in new pledges, bringing total international commitments for investment in climate change adaptation programs in some of the world’s poorest regions to...
Release date: Jun 3 2013
The climate change adaptation needs and priorities of Pacific Island countries are the subjects of discussion at the USAID/ADAPT Asia-Pacific Second Annual Meeting, which began today in Nadi, Fiji. More than 100 participants, including government officials from 14 Pacific Island and six Asian...
Release date: May 16 2013
The Adaptation Fund is calling for public comments on concepts and proposals from seven countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The project concepts and proposals will be considered at the 21st meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) to be held in Bonn, Germany, from 1-4 July 2013. The...
Release date: May 15 2013
The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a report submitted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) (FCCC/CP/2013/INF.8) containing information on the resource status approved for non-Annex I Parties to prepare biennial update reports (BUR). The report includes information on the dates of approval of...
Release date: May 15 2013
The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a report that synthesizes the views presented by parties and organizations on experiences with the application of the guidelines for the national adaptation plan (NAP) process in the Least Developed Country (LDCs) parties (FCCC/SBI/2013/9).  Views synthesized in...
Release date: May 14 2013
The EU has reported that it has surpassed its fast start finance pledge to developing countries by providing over €7.3 billion (approximately US$9.5 billion) of climate finance. The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council adopted a report that shows that the EU provided about a third...
Release date: Apr 26 2013
The USAID funded ADAPT Asia-Pacific project has concluded its first e-discussion and is planning for more activities in 2013 to grow its online Community of Practice (e-CoP). The first e-discussion highlighted the issues that are affecting governments’ ability to access climate change adaptation (...
Release date: Apr 26 2013
The support for Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to gain better access to global climate change adaptation funds will receive an additional boost come May 2013 at a week-long, Pacific-focused climate change adaptation event. The USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific project, in collaboration with the Pacific...
Release date: Apr 4 2013
Over 100 climate change adaptation (CCA) experts, practitioners and government officials from nearly 30 Asia-Pacific countries shared insights to accessing international financing for CCA at a recent USAID funded ADAPT Asia-Pacific session. The session entitled “Accessing climate change and...

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