What future for climate adaptation finance?

Climate change has affected people who live in Mozambique’s Zambezi valley, where many rely on agriculture for livelihood. The U.K. government and Save the Children work with the communities there to enhance their resilience to the impact of climate change. Mozambique is one of the least developed countries that receive very little funding from the Special Climate Fund. Photo by: Marcos Villalta / Save the Children / DfID / CC BY-NC-ND

This month saw the launch of two initiatives that both aim to reduce the impact of climate change.

A joint initiative by the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the World Meteorological Organization, Strengthening Climate and Disaster Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa focuses on strengthening meteorological and hydrological services in sub-Saharan Africa.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.