June 26, 2019 / Earlier this week, the Green Climate Fund and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed the agreement that will launch the implementation of the Transforming Financial Systems for Climate programme. The programme, which targets 17 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, aims to strengthen local financial institutions in the region and encourage private sector investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate resilience projects. 12 Nov 2017 / A key agreement signed today will help AFD achieve its goal of making 100% of its funding compatible with the Paris Agreement. 03 Dec 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) today signed a funding agreement with the French French Development Agency (AFD) to finance the Water Banking and Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change project in Northern Gaza. As a partner of India since 2008, AFD is working in consultation with the Indian authorities to promote Green and, prior to joining AFD in 2017, he worked for the Centre for Forward-Looking Studies and International Information (CEPII), France Strategy, and the International Centre for Research on Environment and Development (CIRED). Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it has become clear that climate change and development are two challenges. This paper discusses the role, development and regional coverage of the multilateral irrigation and irrigation development system and the adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate change in Morocco. Click here to read Part 2: IPC – Implementation Axis: Recommendations for the International Development Finance Club? Prior to the start of the Covid 19 crisis, it was said that the AfD had been accredited to the Green Climate Fund since 2015 and had obtained approval for two first adaptation projects aimed at combating floods in Senegal`s cities and in agriculture in Morocco. 23 Sept 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the State of Qatar, represented by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), brought together major institutional investors on the sidelines of the UN climate change summit to promote the fight against climate change. The green fund`s goal, a commitment by industrialized countries at the Copenhagen conference in 2009, is to help poor countries fight climate change. In 2014, more than US$10 billion was allocated to the company for the first four years of operation. What is its added value compared to other existing funds? An interview with Pierre Forestier, head of AFD`s climate department.
In 2018, the AFD group has pledged 4.8 billion euros in funds to fight climate change with 124 projects. Since 2005, this commitment has brought the Group`s total commitment to climate-friendly projects to more than 33.8 billion euros. AFD is involved in a wide range of initiatives to better integrate climate into the policies and operations of financial institutions, in particular the «Mainstreaming Climate Action in Financial Institutions» initiative and the integration of climate financial risks, as well as the climate protection task force.