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Barriers and opportunities in implementing zero-deforestation commitments in Colombia
Climate Focus, in partnership with Solidaridad, is supporting Colombian companies in implementing zero-deforestation strategies to their operations in palm oil, cocoa, beef and dairy supply chains.
Climate Finance Innovators – Linking carbon markets with climate finance in Africa
Climate Finance Innovators develops scalable climate financing models in Ethiopia, Senegal and Uganda and links them with market mechanisms under the Paris Agreement and the Green Climate Fund.
Implementing zero-deforestation business models in cocoa and palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon
Climate Focus and its partners are implementing a project to develop zero-deforestation business models for the cocoa and palm oil value chains in Ucayali, in the Amazon rainforest in Peru.
Considering Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions
Climate Focus, on behalf of WWF, is developing guidance for governments on how to enhance food systems and leverage their associated mitigation and adaptation opportunities under the Paris Agreement.
Cocoa smallholder decision-making and supply chain sustainability initiatives in West Africa
Understanding the factors influencing smallholders’ adoption of sustainable practices to reduce cocoa-driven deforestation and promote restoration.
Identifying drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable
Climate Focus, on behalf of the Meridian Institute, conducted a study to identify major incentives and drivers for soy and cattle producers to make their operations more sustainable.
Enhancing Attractiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investments in Kenya
Climate Focus collaborated with SNV and UNIQUE to increase the volume of private capital deployed in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) ventures.
Driving Private Sector Action in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative
Climate Focus and partner Meridian Institute are supporting the World Bank, World Cocoa Foundation, and Cocoa/Chocolate companies as part of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI).
Implementing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in the Solid Waste Sector in Peru
Climate Focus supports the governments of Perú and the Nordic countries in assessing opportunities for the Peruvian waste sector under Articles 6.2 and 6.4 of the Paris Agreement.
Sun in the City
Seeing is believing: that’s the idea behind our Sun in the City initiative (“Zon in de Stad” in Dutch) that encourages city dwellers to power their houses and apartments by solar panels.
Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement
Climate Focus is currently undertaking an assessment of the zero-deforestation supply chain movement for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020).
Climate Focus and partners developing suite of educational materials on carbon taxes
Climate Focus is working with the United Nations Institute for Training and Development (UNITAR) and Gnarly Tree Sustainability Institute to develop a suite of educational materials on carbon taxes.
Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update
During 2017 the PID project organized a number of capacity building workshops, multi-stakeholder meetings and published over 60 articles.
The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing
This guide, due to be published later this year, aims to support policymakers in communicating their carbon pricing policies to those audiences whose support is needed for the policy's success.
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.