Press Release | Jan 13 2017

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The African Development Bank (AfDB), with support from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), has awarded a contract to Swedish consulting firm CPMA International to help develop a global Adaptation Benefit Mechanism (ABM).

Feature Story | Jan 12 2017

Since 2008, the CIF has been leading efforts to empower transformations in the energy, climate resilience, transport and forestry sectors. We have been helping to fill the financing gap for climate action, providing $8.3 billion to catalyze and scale up resilience, forestry, and clean energy investments in 72 countries and over 300 projects across the globe. 

CIF investments provide urgently needed resources to help countries manage the challenges of climate change and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

In the News | Jan 12 2017

The United Nations is applauding the launch of a financial tool to track companies’ efforts to prepare for climate change.

Press Release | Jan 12 2017

With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Burkina Faso has been awarded a US $4-million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP) to revive its cashew sector and mitigate climate change. 

In the News | Jan 11 2017

Using waste from vegetable and flower production, biogas is providing energy to Kenya's electricity network.

Buildings are seen near the ocean as reports indicate that Miami-Dade County in the future could be one of the most susceptible places when it comes to rising water levels due to global warming on March 14, 2012 in North Miami, Fla. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
In the News | Jan 10 2017

It seems like just about every week, there’s more news on the rapid melting of glaciers in Greenland, Antarctica and elsewhere — and scientists’ growing concern about their potentially dramatic contributions to global sea level rise.

In the News | Jan 05 2017

In this visualization of the Earth's oceans, distinctive white lines trace the flow of surface currents around the world. (NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

Tuticorin thermal power station near the port of Thoothukudi on the Bay of Bengal, southern India. The plant is said to be the first industrial-scale example of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU). Photograph: Roger Harrabin
In the News | Jan 03 2017

Carbonclean is turning planet-heating emissions into profit by converting CO2 into baking powder – and could lock up 60,000 tonnes of CO2 a year.

Mrs. Sokhna Ndaw shows us her fridge in Dioly village, based in the community of Diokoul Mbelbouck in the region of Kaffrine
In the News | Dec 21 2016

In March 2016, some colleagues and I visited several villages around Kaffrine in Senegal where private companies had been awarded licenses to provide electricity on a commercial basis.

Press Release | Dec 20 2016

On December 12, the British newspaper ‘The Times’ published an article about the Climate Investment Funds’ Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) which contained a number of erroneous claims.

In January 2016, an inquiry was made by a reporter of the Times to the CIF Secretariat, but unfortunately none of the information provided about results and funding allocations by the SCF was reflected in the article.

The CIF Secretariat would like to provide the following clarifications: