Accredited Entities are invited to submit concept notes and funding proposals in close consultation with the relevant GCF National Designated Authority and REDD+ entity/focal point using the provided templates.
GCF holds regular webinars on REDD+ to share progress made, discuss current topics and provide greater clarity on relevant issues on forests and climate.
Ban Ki-moon, GGGI President & Chair, on GCF-GGGI collaboration to support developing countries’ NDC priorities, climate action and green recovery efforts
09 Jun 2020 / The Global Green Growth Institute and the Green Climate Fund collaborate closely, creating synergies to help developing countries tackle climate change and achieve sustainable development through access to finance, technical support and capacity strengthening as part of GCF’s Readiness Programme. Through Readiness support, GCF and its partners can respond rapidly to the needs of developing countries. This may include help to craft and finance stimulus measures and to integrate NDC priorities into green recovery packages to maintain climate action in the context of COVID-19.
Placencia Ambition Forum 2020: GCF Executive Director on Partnerships
23 Apr 2020 / The Placencia Ambition Forum, held on 20-22 April 2020, virtually brings together major actors in the climate change negotiations around a central theme of increasing ambition and a focus on safeguarding the Paris Agreement. The Forum was hosted by the Government of Belize as the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). This is a recording of the message delivered by Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director Yannick Glemarec on Day 3 of the Forum.
50 Years of Earth Day: Message from GCF Executive Director
22 Apr 2020 / As we mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and the global community grapples with a health emergency more devastating than any in living memory, the interlinkages between people, planet, and prosperity could not be more striking. Vulnerable communities in developing countries who face the double burden of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of climate change will suffer the most. Green Climate Fund Executive Director Yannick Glemarec highlights that Earth Day is an important reminder that caring for humanity and caring for the environment is a common endeavour.
GCF invests in people and planet for a brighter future
22 Apr 2020 / As the global community commemorates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day this year, it’s more important than ever to invest in climate-smart initiatives that enhance people’s resilience, protect the planet and promote inclusive, low-carbon development. We're with you.
Webinar on the updated Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme
18 Apr 2020 / As a result of the Board decision on the revised Readiness and Preparatory Programme (RPSP) strategy for 2019-2021, the RPSP guidebook is expanded with additional information and guidance to address the substantive and operational changes authorized by the Board. This webinar presented the new proposal templates and updated RPSP guidebook.
Forest conservation in the Amazon: Securing the future of people and the planet
22 Mar 2020 / In Ecuador, GCF is working with UNDP and the national government to provide people with technical and financial support to avoid forest clearing. GCF's climate finance is restoring vulnerable watersheds, and helping local people improve their farming practices to increase their incomes. By protecting nature, people also profit.
Cultivating argan orchards to fight climate change in Morocco
18 Mar 2020 / Climate change and overharvesting of argan fruits are threatening argan forests in Morocco. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Government of Morocco are working together to empower local communities to protect the forests through the argan orchards programme.
GCF in Morocco: Preserving argan forests through climate-smart farming
18 Mar 2020 / Climate change and overharvesting of argan fruits are threatening argan forests in Morocco. Watch how the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Government of Morocco are working together to empower local communities to protect the forests through the argan orchards programme.