GCF Readiness Knowledge Bank launched

To enhance knowledge access for developing countries, Accredited Entities, and partners on GCF’s Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme (RPSP), GCF has launched the Readiness Knowledge Bank (RKB).

Germany makes record EUR 2 billion pledge to Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund commends and strongly welcomes the announcement by Germany that it will contribute EUR 2 billion to the Fund’s second replenishment (GCF-2).

GCF Second Consultation Meeting drives momentum for the second replenishment

The Second Consultation Meeting (CM-2) for GCF’s second replenishment (GCF-2) was held on 27-28 April. Hosted by GCF and moderated by Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, the replenishment facilitator, the two-day virtual meeting convened over 100 current and prospective contributors where they received updates on GCF and discussed matters related to the replenishment process.

GCF report highlights significant progress in climate impact

Progress report analyses GCF performance, underlines increasing demand for climate finance.

The Green Climate Fund welcomes US contribution of USD 1 billion

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has announced a contribution of USD 1 billion to the Green Climate Fund.

The Green Climate Fund welcomes Austria’s contribution for its second replenishment (GCF-2)

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) welcomes Austria’s announcement that it will contribute EUR 160 million to GCF for the Fund’s second replenishment (GCF-2). Austria’s pledge is a 23 per cent increase on the amount pledged during the Fund’s first replenishment (GCF-1).

The Green Climate Fund’s Group of Friends convene to discuss climate action urgency and show support for GCF’s second replenishment

GCF leadership met with ambassadors and representatives of its partner countries in the Republic of Korea as part of the 4th meeting of the ‘Group of Friends of GCF’. Representatives of 36 countries engaged in networking and discussed the latest climate change developments and the Fund’s vital work. It was also an opportunity to bid farewell to the GCF Executive Director, Yannick Glemarec who completed his term on 2 April 2023.

GCF launches newly revised Readiness Guidebook and templates

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has published the revised Readiness Guidebook and Readiness Proposal templates as part of the Fund’s ongoing efforts to streamline and enhance the Readiness Programme.

GCF and GIZ sign project agreement for sustainable forest management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed an agreement with the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for a USD 79.3 million project (USD 35.2 million in GCF financing), to address a much-needed transition to the climate resilient management of forests and landscapes at scale.

Funding and subsidiary agreements signed on the same day between GCF, FAO, and Government of Cambodia, accelerating implementation of a new climate resilient agricultural project in Cambodia

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a project agreement, referred to as a Funding Activity Agreement (FAA) to rapidly begin the implementation of a USD 42.9 million project (with USD 36.2 million in GCF financing) that will increase the climate resilience of agricultural production in the Northern Tonle Sap Basin (NTSB), one of Cambodia's most important agricultural regions. For the first time in GCF history, the Subsidiary Agreement between FAO and Cambodia was signed just minutes after the FAA, marking the speed of project disbursement and implementation.