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“The key requirement for a government to attract climate finance is the quality of its climate program governance,” says Mr. Amin Budiarjo, Secretariat Manager for the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF).
As one of ADAPT Asia-Pacific’s project beneficiaries, he shares his thoughts and experience on how countries can better improve their access to climate finance – one of the ways to do this is by setting up a robust coordinating mechanism to manage funds and boost donor confidence.
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 5th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which was attended by 25 ministers and delegates from 72 countries, concluded with the adoption of the Yogyakarta Declaration on DRR in Asia and the Pacific 2012, which calls for integrating DRR and climate change adaptation (CCA) into local level development planning.