Financing climate resilience in African cities

This reference guide from the USAID-funded Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project provides an overview of the wide range of finance mechanisms available to governments to fund climate resilience initiatives at both the national and local level. The guide also outlines the opportunities and challenges for municipal governments in sub-Saharan Africa to use select finance mechanisms to provide for their citizens needs as cities grow and the climate changes, providing illustrative interventions to increase the change of each mechanism’s success.