Financing Climate Change to Support Mitigation and Adaptation Actions in Africa: Key Issues and Option for Policies in Negotiations

April 2009 to June 2009

The objective of this study is to prepare a paper that provides an objective analysis of financing mechanisms and initiatives on climate change, as they relate to the specific circumstances and needs of Africa to meet its mitigation and adaptation needs and objectives. The paper will include the following relevant issues:

  1. Key principles in the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol related to climate change financing
  2. Overview of climate change financing mechanisms and initiatitves
  3. Proposal on generating new funds
  4. Impact of financial crisis

Carbon Finance in Africa

Working and discussion papers | September 2009 | Jessica Brown

The purpose of this paper is to summarise key barriers related to CDM activities in Africa, with the objective of highlighting recommendations that African policymakers, negotiators and experts can use, in concert with development partners, to make the changes...