Finance for resilience building and ecosystem-based adaptation in Kenya

This paper compares the strengths and weaknesses between locally and nationally managed funds to support development and climate change initiatives in Isiolo County, Kenya. Using two case studies of the Isiolo County Climate Change Fund (ICCCF) and the Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF), this working paper compares their degree of alignment to development strategies, access to funds by beneficiaries, accountability and transparency measures, the benefits of financial investments, opportunities and challenges.