General background to the Adaptation Fund under the Kyoto Protocol
The Adaptation Fund (AF) was established under the Kyoto Protocol of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in order to finance concrete adaptation projects and programmes, which should support the adaptation of developing countries to negative impacts of climate change. This report summarises the key decisions taken during the 16th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board.
As Germanwatch has been following all the meetings one can find elaborate information on the Adaptation Fund and the past meetings on our web www.af-network.org. Germanwatch has also established a NGO Network to help NGOs in developing countries to better accompany the implementation of projects funded by the Adaptation Fund (see www.af-network.org). If you would like to be part of AF NGO Network, please fill the Membership form (see http://af-network.org/membership). Last but not least, you can have a simple overview on the projects submitted to the AF through the Germanwatch Project Tracker at: http://af-network.org/4889.
Official background information and the preparatory documents for the 16h meeting can be found at www.adaptation-fund.org. Most of the sessions are usually webcasted at www.unccd.int/live/gef/index.php.
Alpha O. Kaloga with the contribution of Sven Harmeling