CIF’s Evaluation and Learning initiative identifies strategic lessons across CIF’s portfolio and enables learning that is timely, relevant and applicable to climate programs, projects and strategies.

To learn more about how E&L is bringing to life learning for real-world needs, you can find links to pioneering work on Transformational Change and other priority areas below.


CIF's Evaluation and Learning Initiative established the Transformational Change Learning Partnership (TCLP) to facilitate a collaborative, evidence-based learning process on transformational change. It has three inter-related components, focused on understanding and assessing CIF contributions to transformational change across CIF programs:    

A summary of findings from across the evaluation and evidence synthesis reports, as well as a blog on the two-year learning journey, a related press release, and annexes to the evaluation report are available. Watch this space for more reflections on learning from the TCLP in the coming months.



The CIF Evaluation and Learning Initiative (E&L) is delivering a range of strategic evaluations and learning activities covering some of the most important and pressing challenges facing climate finance funders and practitioners. Read the full list of E&L studies and activities here

E&L prioritizes four key learning themes and related sub-topics, developed through wide consultation and dialogue. Broadly, these include:

“Like CIF, the TCLP is itself a journey…we are at an exciting juncture, with answers to critical questions and deeper insights into what will strengthen climate investments to be more transformational in the future.”