The Adaptation Fund is hosting the sixth Climate Finance Readiness Seminar for accredited national implementing entities (NIEs) from 5-9 August 2019 in St. John’s, Antigua & Barbuda.

The Climate Finance Readiness Seminar is an annual event that is meant to facilitate experience sharing and learning as well as provide information that is useful to NIEs in performing their implementing entity role.

 Notable topics to be discussed this year include gender, innovation in climate change adaptation, and an introduction of the Adaptation Fund’s Technical Evaluation Reference Group (TERG). NIEs will a...

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The Namibia Water Partnership (NWP) is not-for-profit action network of institutionally diverse partner organizations at the country level. The DRFN is the current host institution and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) is the secretariat. 

The NWP hereby invites interested institutions/organizations/individuals to apply for membership and applications are welcome from various sectors comprising of government, private sector, NGO's, CBO's and academia.

More information on the application process, is contained in the attached public notice: Min of Agri_Pub Notice_19x3.pdf

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During the month of August, the DRFN in partnership with the Regional Sustainability Network, which is an initiative of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (Kenya) will host a series of dialogues known as the "Climate Change Baraza's". 

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, one of the main criticisms from youth is that their presence at key United Nations meetings is often tokenistic and that, at such a critical point in time, they don’t have a meaningful seat at the table.

To address this, youth delegates attending the Fourth UN Environment Assembly came together to identify a series...

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The new post starts to feel like home, after setting up kraals, fencing off and clearing paths for pipelines and home-steads it is finally time to settle down and get comfortable. Although work to make it a village will still continue; at-least most of the hard work is done.

Four households finally settle with a few still preparing to move over, and  now it’s time to take ownership and give this new home a name. The community proposes several names, mostly based on the history of Donkerbos or what walked on the land before other people moved in. Stories are told of how they arrived on the farm...

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