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The curriculum explores the concept of climate finance,best practices for scaling it up and how developing countries can design investment strategies to finance mitigation and adaptation action. This curriculum guides you through  the current landscape of climate finance, i.e. the sources and instruments being used, and you will become familiar with a framework for climate finance readiness that countries can consider in order to usethe funds effectively. The learning program also builds capacity for policymakers, planners and practitioners to design and finance strategic plans and programs for low emissions and climate resilient development that go beyond a project-by-project approach. The curriculum includes e-learning courses, short learning videos and webinars.Case studies and examples are embedded to help learners explore practical examples. Specific objectives include helping participants:

Understand the climate finance lifecycle, main actors and flow of climate finance through various channels Manage the planning, accessing, delivering and monitoring of climate finance at the national level Identify policy and financial instruments in the public sector to unlock and scale-up climate finance investment from the private sector Recognize how to prepare for an overall investment strategy to meet climate change objectives. Identify sectoral investment opportunitiesin energy, transport, forestry and land-use change Estimate costs of investments and identify sources of finance  

Product Type
Knowledge & Learning
Focus Area
Climate Resilient Development
Low Carbon Development
Scope / Extension
Sub-national, Project, & Local/Community level
Methodological Steps
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Contact Name
Amanda Jerneck
Contact Email
e-Learning available
e-Learning available
Facilitated Learning Avalable
Facilitated Learning Avalable