Climate Finance Resources Relating to Afghanistan
1) Online Platforms Listing a Range of Climate Finance Options:
a) International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA’s) Project Navigator: Navigator
b) IRENA’s Sustainable Energy Marketplace: Marketplace
c) IRENA’s Channel on YouTube: LINK
d) ClimatePlace’s Project Marketplace: ClimatePlace
e) Convergence Finance, which is focused on helping to increase private sector investment in developing countries.
f) Cross boundary: Open Source information for financing mini-grids – We believe this will accelerate universal access to electricity in Africa by unlocking access to the $1 trillion infrastructure capital markets that mini-grids need to scale. For more info, listen to this podcast at the 30:05 mark.
d) IFAD: Devex Article: IFAD launches $500M fund to channel climate finance to smallholders By Teresa Welsh, January 25, 2021
h) IEA: Financing clean energy transitions in emerging and developing economies – Flagship report — June 2021.
n) Wiki article: 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference
b) Solar-powered irrigation system, such as one by SunCulture.
c) Solar-powered micro-grid, such as one by FlexGrid.
d) Water filter system and automated dispenser (ATM), such as the one by Susteq.
e) Water from air machine, such as the one by Skywater.
f) Biodigester to generate energy from waste.