GCF is a unique global platform to respond to climate change by investing in low-emission and climate-resilient development. GCF was established by 194 governments to limit or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in developing countries, and to help vulnerable societies adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Given the urgency and seriousness of this challenge, GCF is mandated to make an ambitious contribution to the united global response to climate change.
GCF at a glance
GCF appoints Kavita Sinha as Private Sector Facility Director
19 Jan 2023 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) appointed Kavita Sinha as the new Director of its Division of Private Sector Facility (PSF) after completing a competitive selection process. An experienced climate change and clean energy executive and corporate leader, she brings over 20 years of senior leadership and management experience with an established track record in leveraging public and private capital for economic and social impact in developing countries.
Strengthening evaluation approaches and capacities
16 Dec 2022 / The Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) Division of Portfolio Management (DPM) and the Independent Evaluation Unit (IEU) held a joint training on 9 December 2022 for representatives of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on the newly adopted GCF Evaluation Policy.
What do gin and tonic, coffee and mountain climate risks have in common?
09 Dec 2022 / For many, mountains are remote sites of natural beauty to admire. But their distance means we should not be complacent in the face of worrying degradation of mountain ecosystems. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is financing various initiatives to help protect and restore the natural interaction of biodiversity and climate on mountains. In this special feature, Veronica Gálmez, GCF’s acting Deputy Director of the Division of Mitigation and Adaptation, explains in more detail.
GCF Programming Manual: An introduction to the Green Climate Fund project cycle and project development tools for full-size projects
The GCF Programming Manual provides an overview of the GCF project/programme approval process.Read more
GCF Appraisal Guidance: A comprehensive guide to the tools and due diligence processes used to review and assess concept notes and funding proposals
The GCF Appraisal Guidance sets out the due diligence processes that are employed in the preparation of Concept Notes and Funding Proposals for preRead more