The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) of the UN Capital Development Fund provides a country-based mechanism
to increase awareness and response to climate change at the local level, integrate climate change adaptation into local
This course is designed to provide learners with an overview of the critical
concepts of climate finance as well as tangible best practices for scaling-up
international climate finance to address mitigation and adaptation activities
in developing countries.
With rising oil prices, fuel import bills now represent up to 20 percent of annual imports of 34 of the 38 small island developing states (SIDS), between 5 percent to 20 percent of their Gross Domestic Product – and even up to 15 percent of the total import bills of many of the European Union’s 2