The Adaptation Fund NGO Network

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The Adaptation Fund NGO Network is a coalition of NGOs and interested stakeholders following the development of the Adaptation Fund and its funded projects. It strives for a sustainable dynamic influence on politics and the engagement of civil society. It believes in the great chance to contribute to a successful implementation of projects funded by the Adaptation Fund in developing countries, for the benefits of those people and communities particularly vulnerable to climate change. The network directly supports NGOs in a number of developing countries, with a focus on direct access countries, by increasing their capacity to escort all relevant issues around the implementation of the project throughout the implementation period.

News

Briefing Paper, Meetings
09.04.2016
Cover Report 27th AFB Meeting
Report on the 27th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board
After the adoption of the Paris Agreement all eyes move towards implementing climate action. The Adaptation Fund provides an important function to assist developing countries in measures against climate impacts. Following a civil society perspective this briefing outlines selected talking points on agenda issues of the 27th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board scheduled for March 2016 in Bonn, Germany.
Briefing Paper, Meetings
03.03.2016
Cover Briefing 27th AFB Meeting
After the adoption of the Paris Agreement all eyes move towards implementing climate action. The Adaptation Fund provides an important function to assist developing countries in measures against climate impacts. Following a civil society perspective this briefing outlines selected talking points on agenda issues of the 27th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board scheduled for March 2016 in Bonn, Germany.
Report
30.12.2015
Photo: Panel discussion during Regional Hub Workshop South East Asia
On the 12th and 13th of August 2015, the NGO Forum on Cambodia organized a workshop to launch the South East Asia Regional Hub under the Adaptation Fund NGO Network. The goal of the regional hub is to support civil society and government actors in South East Asia 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 South East Asia to participate in AF NGO Network activities. Similar Regional Hubs will be set up in East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa, the Caribbean and Central America over the next years. Below you can find the workshop report for more detailed information.
Briefing Paper
27.11.2015
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
25.11.2015
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.
Newsletter
10.09.2015
Cover AFN-NL no9
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
04.08.2015
Cover Tracking Paper
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
04.08.2015
Cover Status Quo Paper
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
04.08.2015
Cover Community Consultations
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.
Blog
06.07.2015
Platzhalter Blog AFN
The Bonn Climate talks held from 01 to 11 June addressed the 42nd session of UNFCCC Subsidiary bodies and the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP). Based on the draft negotiation text produced at the Geneva session in February 2015, lining out options and elements for the Paris agreement, the Bonn June session was specifically focused on revising and consolidating the text. During the session modest progress was made and there are less than seven months left for negotiators to speed up their efforts to slim down the draft text for a new global climate deal due in Paris in December.

Adaptation Fund NGO Network annual strategy workshop (2018)

Adaptation Fund NGO Network annual strategy workshop (2018)

Left to right: Emmanuel Seck (Enda Energie), Nora Immink (intern), Yves Renard (Panos Caribbean),  Patricia Velasco (FFLA), Julio Carcamo (Fundación Vida), Julia Grimm(Germanwatch), Mawusé Hountondji  (JVE-Benin), Serge  Nsengimana (ACNR), Fazal Issa (ForumCC), Ehab Eid (JREDS), Farhan Syed (Develpment Alternatives), Elin Lorimer (Indigo), David Gorré (volunteer).

Paper

About the AF NGO Network

Zitat - Mamadou Honadia

AF NGO Network Baseline Mapping Series


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Insights from Cambodia, Honduras, Jamaica, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

Supported by BMUB

Supported by BMUB

This project is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) supports this initiative on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag.