With the rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement, international climate funds will be important in scaling up developing countries climate action.

Commissioned through DFID’s Bangladesh learning hub grant and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network’s ‘Building readiness of the private sector in Bangladesh for GCF accreditation’ project, this toolkit provides basic facts about the GCF and information on how to access it, engage with it through the Private Sector Facility (PSF) and the

Achieving energy access for everyone requires more and better targeted investment, but what role does climate finance play in filling the funding gaps? This paper examines data on the major climate funds to assess what share of international public finance goes toward energy access and compares this to overall finance needs for the sector.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has published a new guide to the governance of climate finance written by a team of IIED researchers.

This paper explores methodological approaches that can be used to monitor and evaluate climate change adaptation initiatives at the projects and programme levels.

Increasingly the private sector is expected to finance access to modern energy services in developing countries. Yet governments and donors still have much to learn about working with business, while low-income markets are unfamiliar and risky for private investors.

Sustainable development in countries like Nepal, where 44 % of the population do not have access to electricity is now closely linked to access to energy. This country report looks at the status of the Scaling up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP) in Nepal.