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Case Studies on Adaptation and Climate Resilience in Schools and Educational Settings

This publication documents 15 innovative ideas and actions adopted and implemented by educational institutes in Africa, and across the globe. The purpose of this knowledge product is to provide case study examples on adaptation and climate resilience in schools, to offers insights to schools based in Africa, and to amplify real life climate adaptation actions, designed and implemented in different countries across the world.

4 May 2022

Global Center on Adaptation, Centre for Environment Education, Foundation for Environmental Education

Ghana: Roadmap for Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

The proposed 35 prioritised adaptation options provide opportunities for funders and investors to invest in Ghana’s future, offering impactful, evidence-based adaptation projects and enabling environment interventions backed by robust research and analysis.

24 March 2022

Green Bonds for Climate Resilience – A Guide for Issuers

This Guide is intended to encourage and support a greater number of actors, and the banks that are financing them, to issue green bonds to tap the capital markets to raise the finance needed for climate adaptation and resilience. Encouraging and supporting these early movers would in turn help to create a virtuous circle of greater issuer and investor experience and confidence to catalyse the mobilisation of finance for climate resilience action at scale.

28 October 2021

This report was prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative for the Global Center on Adaptation, in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Green Bonds for Climate Resilience – State of Play and Roadmap to Scale

This paper aims to deepen current understanding of the state of play of green bonds that are financing climate resilience- related assets, projects, and activities (hereafter referred to as Green Bonds for Climate Resilience).

28 October 2021

This report was prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative for the Global Center on Adaptation, in cooperation with the EBRD.

The Inaugural GCA CEO’s Annual Lecture

The first annual lecture of GCA CEO Prof. Dr. Patrick Verkooijen on the state of adaptation action, which has a special focus on Africa. Providing a clear policy assessment of the urgent need for adaptation action in Africa and a clear set of recommendations for action, the lecture will set the scene ahead of Glasgow for why adaptation, and especially adaptation in Africa, is so important for the global climate agenda.

26 October 2021

State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2021

State and Trends in Adaptation 2021 combines in-depth analyses, case studies, and viewpoints from those on the frontlines of climate change impacts in Africa. It presents a detailed blueprint for action: offering innovative adaptation and resilience ideas, solutions, and policy recommendations.

25 October 2021

Co-directed by Dr. Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Prof. Jamal Saghir, and Dr. Ian Noble

Financial Innovation for Climate Adaptation in Africa

This report provides an overview of existing adaptation finance flows in Africa and identifies opportunities to increase the volume and efficacy of that finance.

25 October 2021

Morgan Richmond, June Choi, Rajashree Padmanabhi, Amanda Lonsdale, Jamal Saghir (Chair), Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ian Noble, Michiel Schaeffer

Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Officer Handbook

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are a key entry point to integrate climate adaptation and resilience into infrastructure projects and address climate change impacts. Yet, while there is a strong body of knowledge on guidance for PPPs and literature on climate risks, resilience, and infrastructure, countries lack information on how to bring those two fields together.

13 September 2021

Global Center on Adaptation, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands, World Bank Group, and other partners.

Global Center on Adaptation High-Level Communique: The Adaptation Acceleration Imperative for COP26

Over fifty leaders from the international climate and development community attended the Dialogue which concluded with a Communique adopted in the presence of the Dialogue’s Co-Conveners.

6 September 2021

Global Center on Adaptation