Climate Funds Update - Climate Finance Policy Briefs

Briefing papers

A series of policy briefs providing independent commentary on current themes associated with the international debate on climate finance. The papers are prepared by the Overseas Development Institute and Heinrich Boell Foundation and posted on the Climate Funds Update website.

REDD+ finance delivery: lessons from early experience

Briefing papers | November 2011 | Anna Creed and Smita Nakhooda
Delivering REDD+ finance has taken more preparatory work, capacity and tailoring than initially envisaged. Multilateral institutions financing REDD+ have made significant progress, and experience to date will inform and facilitate future implementation. Alongside this...

Design challenges for the Green Climate Fund

Briefing papers | January 2011 | Neil Bird, Jessica Brown and Liane Schalatek

One of the achievements of the UNFCCC negotiations in Cancun was the decision to establish a Green Climate Fund (GCF). This paper highlights some of the more pressing design...