Connecting African institutions for enhanced action on financing climate change response
From the 6th to the 8th December 2017, a group of 46 climate finance practitioners gathered together in Kigali, Rwanda, for the second peer-to-peer exchange on climate finance, co-hosted by the Africa LEDS Partnership, FONERWA and 4C Maroc.
11:45 February 1, 2018
IRENA-ADFD Funding for Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) are offering $5-15m to support replicable, scalable and potentially transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries.
10:32 January 31, 2018
Business and finance models for mini-grid development in Africa
Africa LEDS Partnership’s Ameil Harikishun reports back from the second meeting of the Africa Mini-Grids Community of Practice.
12:58 November 23, 2017
Integrating LEDS into national development planning in Africa
Africa LEDS Partnership's Emma Baker reflects on the discussions and outcomes of the fourth annual regional workshop of the AfLP.
08:43 November 23, 2017
AfLP Member Stella Gama Featured by UNITAR
AfLP member Stella Gama from Malawi was recently featured by UNITAR for her work as a gender campaigner, over and above her day job as Deputy Director of Forestry at the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment.
15:50 October 25, 2017
Advancing Africa’s NDCs: Interview with 2016 LEDS GP Fellow Abbas AbdulRafiu
Abbas AbdulRafiu, Principal Scientist at NESREA and 2016 Fellow for the Africa region, spent his Fellowship at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) at the University of Sussex, assessing how Nigeria could accelerate the implementation of its nationally determined contribution (NDC) and studying how similar African countries are approaching the task.
10:22 September 4, 2017
Call for applications: Africa Climate Change Leadership Program
The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) is a grants awards program that recognises and incentivises exemplary individuals and organisations to build leadership capacity in response to climate change.
14:04 August 31, 2017
New Africa Mini-grids Community of Practice Launched
The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP), in collaboration with the LEDS GP Energy Working Group (EWG), hosted the inaugural meeting for the new Africa Mini-grids Community of Practice (AMG-CoP) a day before the ninth Africa Carbon Forum commenced in Cotonou, Benin.
10:34 July 25, 2017
Members of Africa LEDS Partnership boost climate finance skills
The LEDS GP, together with 4C-Maroc and GIZ, brought together AfLP members to explore how to unlock international climate finance and enhance climate finance readiness. LEDS GP's Leo Roberts reports.
09:07 March 15, 2017
Africa LEDS Project Scoping Meeting in Kenya
The Kenya modelling scoping meeting, designed as a Focus Group Discussion (FGD), was to clarify entry points for project intervention to ensure alignment with Kenya climate objectives & socio-economic priorities in NDC & LEDS plans, the National Development blue print and the Kenya vision 2030.
13:32 March 7, 2017
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