Peer Learning for Climate Action – Why it works and how funders can support it

Peer learning has proven to be an effective approach for responding to the challenges of climate change thanks to its emphasis on emerging knowledge, contextualized experience, and potential to make the leap from learning to action. It thus provides a much-needed alternative to typical models of capacity development that are widely understood to have failed to generate sustainable and satisfactory results .It offers the promise of a more sustainable, effective, and demand-driven approach to capacity development for climate action.

This brief showcases peer learning as an effective approach to developing capacity for responding to the challenges of climate change. It is aimed at practitioners in funding and implementing agencies, particularly those working in policy processes at national levels, but it is relevant for all those interested in strengthening capacity for climate action.