Projects

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the context in which market mechanisms can be used has changed, leading to new challenges.

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica
Climate Focus and its partners are supporting the Ministry of Environment of Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) in the design of an emissions levy for mobile and stationary sources.

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative
An initiative led by Climate Focus and Koru Climate analyses options for taking elements of the CDM forward and provide a platform for interested parties to discuss and refine them.

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption

Reducing greenhouse emissions from beef production and consumption
Climate Focus is working on a project that provides an analysis of climate, environment and socio-economic impacts of beef production and consumption and its comparison with other food sources.

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus, in collaboration with the NYDF Assessment Partners, released third edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report in October 2017, which focuses on climate finance for forest action.

Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon

Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon
Climate Focus, together with Fundacion Natura, Red Caquetá Paz, and CINDAP, has established a Platform of Information and Dialogue for the Colombian Amazon (PID).

Assessing Public and Private Financing of the Low Carbon Development in the Orinoquía Region

Assessing Public and Private Financing of the Low Carbon Development in the Orinoquía Region
Climate Focus in conjunction with Centro de Estudios de la Orinoquía is working to support the Government of Colombia and the World Bank in identifying regional low emissions development opportunities

Design and development of Chile's National Forest and Environmental Fund

Design and development of Chile's National Forest and Environmental Fund
Climate Focus together with Sud Austral has been commissioned by the Chilean forest agency (CONAF) and UNDP to develop the design and pilot transactions for a National Forest and Environmental Fund.

Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) in Jordan

Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) in Jordan
A main priority identified for capacity building in Jordan is to ensure that projects contribute to building a comprehensive MRV system in order to track GHG emission reductions and co-benefits.

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline
African countries call for the continuation of a reformed Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Chinese CER project due diligences

Chinese CER project due diligences
As part of the country's twelfth five-year-plan, China has been paving the way towards a national Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Climate Focus has been working on due diligence assignments since 2013

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-related Instruments

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-related Instruments
This Climate Focus-led project supports the EU Commission and DG Climate Action to actively engage in trade negotiations and further the EU's climate goals through its trade policy and agreements.

The Environmental Program for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change (PAGRICC)

The Environmental Program for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change (PAGRICC)
Climate Focus and partner INCLAM are supporting the government of Nicaragua to manage its natural resources and reduce risks from natural disasters associated to climate change impacting agriculture.

Piloting Nested REDD+ in Colombia

Piloting Nested REDD+ in Colombia
Climate Focus and Winrock International have begun a project funded by the International Climate Initiative to support Colombia in developing the pilot phase of its national REDD+ strategy

Development of business models to address drivers of deforestation

Development of business models to address drivers of deforestation
Funded by the International Climate Initiative, Climate Focus is implementing a project with UNIQUE to develop business models in the land-use sector that address drivers of deforestation.