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The Green Climate Fund (GCF) – with a mandate to accelerate climate action in developing countries – has great potential to support transformational investments in developing countries to achieve the goals set out in the Paris Climate Agreement. It is therefore crucial that the GCF succeed in its mission.

African countries have set ambitious targets for their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), but the resources needed to realise these goals exceed available domestic and international public finance. Thus, measures that direct private funding to climate investments are needed.

To address the need for a greater understanding of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), its processes, requirements and criteria to access and manage resources effectively, the Ministry of Finance—the National Designated Authority (NDA) of Nepal for the GCF—has prepared this handbook as a guide for relevant national stakeholders in engaging with the GC

Despite its limited contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions, the African continent is highly vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change. Progress is being made globally towards mobilising and scaling up climate finance – notably with the recent establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

Despite its limited contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions, the African continent is highly vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change. Progress is being made globally towards mobilising and scaling up climate finance – notably with the recent establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

The programme would help develop the market for solar rooftop financing to meet the government of India’s ambitious target of 40 GW of rooftop solar power by 2022.

PARIS: Two years after the landmark COP21 agreement signed here, Paris hosted and spearheaded the One Planet Summit on December 12.

The 1000-GW objective, more of a desire when the ISA was launched last year, has now become its official target

This report highlights the experiences of nations in the Global South in climate adaptation. It emphasizes the need to bolster the effectiveness of climate adaptation action in order to ensure that the world’s most vulnerable people are well-equipped to respond to the impacts of climate change.

BONN, Germany: India has questioned rich nations about their ongoing climate actions, asking how would the developed countries ensure trust in the process (and their commitment under Paris Agreemen

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