The South African Climate Finance Landscape 2023 report seeks to map climate finance investment in South Africa by way of tracking project-level investments thereby identifying sources and intermediaries of climate finance; financial instruments used; uses of climate finance; and ultimately which sectors benefit from climate finance flows in Sou
Signatories to the Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETP) committed to shifting international public finance away from fossil fuels and into clean energy. While progress has been made in restricting fossil fuel finance, it is not clear that similar progress has been made in prioritizing support for clean energy.
Urbanisation is the mega trend reshaping Africa. The continent’s population is rapidly growing and is expected to reach 4 billion people by the end of the century. This is coupled with unprecedented rural-to-urban migration, driven largely by young people.
Climate finance is vital to combat the climate crisis. A new study shows that annual climate finance flows surpassed USD 1 trillion for the first time in 2021, six years after the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. However, flows must increase by at least five-fold annually by 2030 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
The 2022 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks Climate Finance provides a comprehensive overview of climate finance commitments by MDBs. The report analyses climate finance provided in high-income economies, low and middle-income economies, and least developed countries.
This Country Focus Report (CFR) for Ethiopia reviews the role of the private sector in the financing of climate change and green growth. It explores the scope for harnessing natural capital to finance adaptation and mitigation to climate change and to promote green growth.