The Adaptation Fund NGO Network

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The Adaptation Fund NGO Network is a coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) engaging in discussions and debates on the Adaptation Fund's policies and closely following the planning and implementation of the Fund's projects. The Network's aim is to support those most vulnerable to climate change and ensure their benefit from the Adaptation Fund. This is why it works on strengthening transparent and participative processes within the Fund. The Network aims to ensure the effective engagement of civil society not only at Fund level, but also at the local level, throughout project planning and implementation. Making the Adaptation Fund work for the most vulnerable communities will strongly rely on the input and engagement of global civil society. >>> more 'About us'


Briefing Paper
AFN Achievement Grafik
Learning from Experiences of the Adaptation Fund NGO Network
With a volume of nearly USD 470 million the Adaptation Fund (AF) has significantly shaped and advanced the implementation of climate change adaptation in almost 50 developing countries, particularl
Publication, Case Study
AFN Case Studies
The Adaptation Fund NGO Network (AFN) was initiated in 2010 after the first project proposal submitted to the Adaptation Fund by Senegal was approved.
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The newsletter No. 9 from September 2015 can be downloaded here. The newsletter dedicated to the activities of the AF NGO Network and around the implemented projects is published regularly.
Manual, Paper
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A national interplay of adaptation actors is important: How to track its progress?
For the past five years the Adaptation Fund NGO Network has been dedicating its work on accompanying projects carried out under the mandate of the Adaptation Fund. However, it is the reality that this is not sufficient to ensure a path towards rights-based adaptation funding and climate resiliency in our partner countries. This paper has the objective to look beyond the Adaptation Fund projects, particular assessing the state and level of interplay between different implementing and financing entities of adaptation projects being active in the same country.
Briefing Paper, Paper
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An overview of different adaptation initiatives in ten countries and beyond
Climate change threatens countries which are most vulnerable to extreme weather events like floods, droughts and storms. Through adaptation projects, the population can learn to adapt to these climate risks and strengthen the resilience of important sectors like agriculture. There exist several climate funds which support adaptation projects. This paper aims to give an overview of the activities of the most active funds in this field.
Guide, Paper
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A guide to effective community consultations
This guide offers information on four different methods of community consultation and tries to help along the process of preparing, conducting and analysing these consultations. The information presented in this guide can be used to facilitate the consultations, yet the conductor is free to choose which method is best used and how.
Group foto regional hub workshop East Africa, Participants of the Regional Hub Workshop for East Africa
On the 7th and 8th of May 2015, ForumCC (Tanzania) organized a workshop to launch the East Africa Regional Hub under the Adaptation Fund NGO Network. The goal of the regional hub is to support civil society and government actors in East Africa in processes regarding the Adaptation Fund (AF). The Regional Hub will also take over the role of encouraging members of the AF NGO Network in East Africa to participate in AF NGO Network activities. Similar Regional Hubs will be set up in Southern Africa, West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia/Pacific over the next years. Below you can find the workshop report for more detailed information
Meetings, Briefing Paper
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Report on the 25th meeting of the Adaption Fund Board
From April 9–10 2014, the 25th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), the operating body of the Adaptation Fund established under the Kyoto Protocol, was held in Bonn, Germany. Two days prior to the meeting, the members of the two committees of the board, the Ethics and Finance Committee (EFC) and the Project and Programme Review Committee (PPRC) met for their 16th meeting respectively, to prepare specific recommendations for the AFB, along the mandate that has been assigned to them.
Briefing Paper, Meetings
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From 9-10th April 2015, the 25th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), the operating body of the Adaptation Fund, will take place in Bonn, Germany. In the two days prior to the meeting, the Board members will convene in their respective committees: the Ethics and Finance Committee (EFC) and the Project and Pro-gramme Review Committee (PPRC).
Briefing Paper, Paper
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This paper is a contribution to the important debate around the issues of coherence and co-ordination of the financial mechanism. In light with the recent decisions in Lima and the man-date given to the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) in terms of rationalization, the paper analyses different options of the relationship between the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) as well as between the GCF and Adaptation Fund (AF).

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