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Gender groups urged to notify authorities of interest in climate finance

Green Climate Fund Readiness Support Programme

Women and gender groups have been called upon to make their interest in climate finance matters as they relate with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) known to the appropriate authorities and entities. Participants at the Training Workshop on Green Climate Fund Readiness Support Programme and Consultative Forum on Nigeria’s Readiness Support Ms. Titilope Akosa, Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century ...

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AfDB commits $12.5bn to climate finance

Akinwunmi Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed an additional $12.5 billion to climate finance between 2020 to 2025 in Africa. AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said this at the first online international Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021 on Monday, January 25, 2021.  The two-day summit, hosted by the Dutch government, aimed to adopt a roadmap ...

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UN urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change adaptation

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, January 25, 2021 urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability of their finance for climate change adaptation and resilience. António Guterres. UN Secretary General “Donor countries and multilateral, regional and national development banks need to significantly increase the volume and predictability of their finance for adaptation and resilience,” the ...

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Environmentalists task AfDB on financing climate friendly policies

Akinwunmi Adesina

Environmentalists have urged the African Development Bank (AfDB) to take more committed and decisive leadership role in fighting the climate crisis threatening  half of the globe’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina The environmentalists, under the African Climate Reality Project, a climate diplomacy organisation, made the call in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Ms Nicole Rodel. ...

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Reaching $100bn climate goal far away – OECD

Mattias Söderberg

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Friday, November 6, 2020 published a report on the status of climate finance that has been mobilised by developed countries in relation to their commitment to deliver $100 billion annually by 2020. The report takes stock of funds that had been delivered by 2018, indicating that although there is a steady ...

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NGO calls for change in women’s mindset toward climate finance, green fund

Women and Climate Finance

Centre for 21st Century Issues, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has urged women to act as catalyst in climate finance and Green Climate Fund (GCF), saying this will require a change of mindset. Titilope Akosa, the Executive Director of Centre for 21st Century Issues, speaking during the workshop Executive Director of the centre, Ms Titilope Akosa, made the call in an interview ...

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Forum identifies how women can access funds to finance climate projects

Women and Climate Finance

A step-by-step procedure for accessing climate change finance was the focus of the second day of a two-day training on Friday, October 16, 2020 organised by the Centre for 21st Century Issues and Both Ends, in partnership with the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Government’s Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, and Natural Eco Capital ...

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Groups, govt empower women on accessing climate finance

Women and Climate Finance

As part of a two-day capacity building workshop that commenced in Abuja on Thursday, October 15, 2020, women are being trained to understand climate finance mechanisms and be guided on steps to access available climate finance in Nigeria. Titilope Akosa, the Executive Director of Centre for 21st Century Issues, speaking during the workshop The workshop, which is focused on climate finance ...

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Groups address barriers restricting women’s access to climate finance

Centre for 21st Century Issues

Women’s limited or lack of capacity to engage climate finance and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) processes were among numerous issues addressed at a series of sessions held recently in Lagos and Rivers states. L-R: Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century Issues, Ms. Titi Akosa; Director, Department of Climate Change & Environmental Planning, Lagos State Ministry of the Environment & ...

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GCF lays climate finance footing in Africa, Pacific

Howard Bamsey

Recent expansion of assistance by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to countries preparing to implement climate finance is targeting Africa and the Pacific. The GCF has provided $700,000 to the Ministry of Natural Resources of Rwanda, a GCF direct access Accredited Entity, to assist the development of projects under the Fund’s Project Preparation Facility (PPF). This is an additional tranche within a ...

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