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Following the Adaptation Fund into the post-Paris era

As of: March 2019

Objective and activities

The project contributes to an enhanced international architecture for climate change adaptation to better assist most vulnerable groups from developing countries to adapt to the increasing adverse effects of climate change. The implementation of national and regional adaptation fund (AF) projects as well as AF policies and processes are improved as a result of the successful interaction between civil society organizations, national governments and the AF. To voice the interests of the most vulnerable, partner NGOs in selected developing countries will promote multi-stakeholder processes related to the AF. This constructive exchange among the civil society and national decision makers provides the basis for improved regional and international adaptation finance policies. Such policies focus on the needs of the most vulnerable groups as a result of constructive input from the AF-NGI-Network. Moreover, South-South learning has improved due to increased regional collaboration.

Predecessor project(s)
Participation and transparent structures in the post-2015 adaptation architecture

State of implementation/results

On 11 October 2018, Germanwatch published the study "The future role of the Adaptation Fund in the international climate finance architecture" for the 32nd meeting of the Governing Board of the Adaptation Fund. The study contains concrete recommendations for a COP24 decision on how the Fund can serve the Paris Convention as well as further concrete recommendations for the Adaptation Fund Governing Board.

Project data

Benin, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania

Implementing organisation:
Germanwatch e.V.

Partner institution(s):
  • Association pour la Conservation de la Nature au Rwanda (ACNR), Diverse climate change relevant institutions in the respective partner countries/Diverse klimarelevante Institutionen in den entsprechenden Partnerländern, ENDA Energy Environment Development - Senegal, ForumCC, Indigo Development & Change, Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement (JVE), Panos Caribbean, The Royal Marine Conservation Society (JREDS)

BMU grant:
€ 988,745

05/2017 till 04/2020


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