Webinar: Business Opportunities in Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience

The Private Adaptation Investment Bootcamp will be hosting a webinar on “Business Opportunities in Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience”. Providing both theoretical background and practical examples, the webinar will target entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, and the wider ecosystem of climate adaptation professionals, contributing to their understanding of climate change impacts and related business opportunities, and providing a platform for further engagement. 

EVPA Webinar: Opportunities for Climate Adaptation Finance – An Introduction

As climate adaptation finance is a topic with global import, EVPA, GIZ & AVPA are bringing together global perspectives for an introductory e-talk. You will hear more about the importance of private capital in climate adaptation finance, market trends, business opportunities, unrealised impact potential and common challenges. Recorded webinar from June 9.

ANDE West Africa Regional Conference 2022

The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference 2022 took part on 19 and 20 July 2022 in Accra, Ghana. The 2022 conference themed “Accelerating SGB Growth in Africa” focused on critical talent challenges in the SGB sector, as well as how SGBs can help developing economies to achieve the UN SDGs.

PrivABoo Summer School 2022

The Summer School 2022, as part of the PrivABoo Practitioners Lab, took place on 16, 18, 23 August and 1 September 2022. It focused on exploring the context of Adaptation SMEs and their climate change related opportunities and impacts. Additionally, adaptation tools and approaches were discussed, as well as financing opportunities for climate change adaptation.

Becoming a Climate Resilient SME

Course details

The International Trade Centre (ITC) offers a free e-learning course for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and experts working with them. The course features the GIZ Climate Expert Approach. Next starting date is Monday, 28th of June. Register now!

Climate change and small-scale fisheries

The fisheries sector contributes significantly to income and food security for hundreds of millions of people, particularly in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and coastal Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Insurance: Success, Challenges and Opportunities

Both Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) and Climate Risk Finance & Insurance (CRFI) can be used to enhance adaptation, reduce and transfer risk, and build resilience to the growing impacts from natural and human-made hazards. There is a nascent and growing interest in where these strategies may intersect and be mutually beneficial for adaptation. The GIZ joint publication by the Global Project Mainstreaming EbA, the InsuResilience Secretariat and ACRI+ is available now.