Useful websites

CRIDF Library: Useful websites

While the CRIDF Resource Centre is under development, you can find a range of useful resources in this temporary library. We are constantly updating the library, so check back regularly for new materials. The links below guide you to useful websites relating to climate resilience issues from across the web.

 

Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Useful information, documents and opportunities from SADC.

African Development Bank Group Operational Priorities thumbnail African Development Bank Group Operational Priorities

This web page lists the five main channels the African Development Bank Group is using to deliver its work and improve the quality of growth in Africa.

Debt Sustainability and African Development Fund (ADF) Grant Eligibility thumbnail Debt Sustainability and African Development Fund (ADF) Grant Eligibility

This web page contains a list of countries and their eligibility to receive ADF grants. Eligibility is based on a country’s risk of debt distress as determined by the Joint World Bank‑IMF’s Debt Sustainability Framework methodology.

African Development Bank Non-Lending Instruments thumbnail African Development Bank Non-Lending Instruments

This web page outlines the ways in which the African Development Bank Group could provide non‑lending instruments for economic growth in their regional member countries (RMCs). This would be accomplished through the building of sustainable institutions and provision of technical training programmes to build the Bank into a knowledge and information centre for RMCs.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) thumbnaill The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

JICA is a government agency that coordinates Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) programme implementing economic and social growth programmes in developing countries worldwide. You can follow their work here.

The European Investment Bank thumbnail The European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank is the European Union’s bank. They work with EU institutions to implement EU sustainable investment policy. You can follow their work here.

Select Africa Limited – Key Partnerships thumbnail Select Africa Limited – Key Partnerships

Select Africa Limited is a financial services group with a focus on servicing small, entry level retail clients in Kenya, Malawi, Swaziland and Lesotho. Here is a list of their key partnerships.

WeAdapt thumbnail WeAdapt

A portal for information on adaptation to climate change.

PreventionWeb thumbnail PreventionWeb

A resource for disaster risk reduction information and data.

Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) thumbnail Future Climate for Africa (FCFA)

A source of information on climate science and services in Africa

Climate Finance Ready thumbnail Climate Finance Ready

A portal for climate finance information including case studies and research.

Green Climate Fund – Readiness Country Programmes thumbnail Green Climate Fund – Readiness Country Programmes

A resource for keeping track of what readiness support countries have requested from the GCF.

International Institute for Sustainable Development mailing thumbnail International Institute for Sustainable Development mailing lists: CLIMATE‑L and WATER‑L

Free peer‑to‑peer mailing lists for policy makers and practitioners involved in sustainable development policy.

Climate Technology Centre and Network thumbnail Climate Technology Centre and Network

A resource for knowing what climate technology technical assistance countries have requested, particularly when it is related to the water sector more broadly, and climate resilient water infrastructure more specifically.

Green Growth Knowledge Platform thumbnail Green Growth Knowledge Platform

A well‑established community portal for collaboratively generating, managing and sharing green growth knowledge and data.

Climate Knowledge Brokers thumbnail Climate Knowledge Brokers

An alliance of 150 global, regional and national knowledge brokers on climate and development.

London School of Economics (LSE) Governance and Legislation Research Group thumbnail London School of Economics (LSE) Governance and Legislation Research Group

The LSE Governance and Legislation research group explores the governance and political economy of transformations to low‑carbon and climate resilient societies, including the implementation of the Paris Agreement. This site is useful for assessing the climate change approach that a country employs.

Africa Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW): Resources and publications thumbnail Africa Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW): Resources and publications

Resources shared by AMCOW related to Africa’s water resources.

Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostics thumbnail Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostics

This knowledge programme on Africa’s infrastructure that grew out of the pledge by the G8 Summit of 2005 at Gleneagles to substantially increase ODA assistance to Africa, and the subsequent formation of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA).

African Economic Outlook (AEO) thumbnail African Economic Outlook (AEO)

Presents comprehensive and comparable data and analysis of 54 African economies. The AEO is a product of collaborative work by three international partners – the African Development Bank, the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme.

African Portal thumbnail African Portal

Research repository on African affairs, including climate and water.

The World Bank – Water thumbnail The World Bank – Water

A portal for information and data surrounding the water projects and focus areas for the World Bank and its ‘A Water‑Secure World for All’ objective.

Climate Home thumbnail Climate Home

Specialist reporting on climate change.