Direct access to climate change financing

August 2011 to September 2011
Under this project the we are conducting a stocktaking of current forms of direct access in order to establish what the term “direct access” means in practice and what lessons could be used to inform a scaling up of direct access in future climate change funds. Additionally, an analysis of the types of country institutions that are applying for direct access and their strengths and weaknesses will be done. Finally, recommendations on a direct access modality within the Green Climate Fund will be provided.

Direct access to climate finance: experiences and lessons learned

Working and discussion papers | November 2011 | Neil Bird, Simon Billett, Cristina Colόn
This paper provides an overview of the concept of direct access to funding for climate change actions in developing countries. It focuses on the institutional arrangements that are necessary to facilitate and support direct access and is intended to inform the current...