Everyone likes chocolate, yes? I know a few people who love the stuff and I’m quite partial to the odd block or two myself. So while spending a few days at a recent Forest Investment Program (FIP) monitoring and reporting workshop in Ghana I travelled to meet some cocoa farmers near Bibiani and get the low down on everyone’s favorite treat.
Indigenous Peoples are among the first to face the direct consequences of climate change. Their close relationship with the environment means more extreme weather is exacerbating the difficulties they face and in some countries even threatening their survival. They can also utilize their traditional knowledge to help tackle climate change.
What do Leonardo DiCaprio and Prince Charles have in common? They have demanded a halt to deforestation and called on world leaders and businesses to play their part. Read on to learn more about forests.
In Paris last December, 196 countries came together to forge a climate change agreement that pledged to keep global warming to well below two degrees Celsius. Earth Day, April 22nd, marks many of the 182 countries who submitted their plans for a low-carbon and climate resilient future are gathering in New York to sign that agreement.
The CIF 2015 Annual Report shares how the $8.3 billion CIF is catalyzing transformational change in 72 developing countries. By lowering the high up-front costs, risks, and learning curves of climate action, CIF concessional financing is unlocking the potential of low carbon, climate resilient economies.
These include four key programs that help 72 developing countries pilot low-emissions and climate resilient development.