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NewsGIF launches new climate resilience and adaptation fund

GIF launches new climate resilience and adaptation fund

8th November 2021
A new GIF fund that will invest in innovations that aim to support people living on less than $5 per day to build resilience to the inevitable changes in climate was launched today at the COP26 summit. The Innovating for Climate Resilience fund, launched in partnership with the Adaptation Research Alliance and the Global Resilience […]
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NewsGIF at COP26: Innovating for climate resilience event

GIF at COP26: Innovating for climate resilience event

3rd November 2021
GIF welcomes you to join us during the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) for a special event on innovating for climate resilience. Join us as we explore: How the development community can accelerate global progress by funding evidence-based innovation focused on climate adaptation and resilience How we can most effectively support the world’s […]
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NewsMobilising positive change for millions around the world – our latest investment in Viamo

Mobilising positive change for millions around the world – our latest investment in Viamo

17th September 2021
GIF is excited to announce a $1.5 million investment in Viamo, a social enterprise that improves access to information, education and vital services by making it accessible for governments, multilateral agencies, and civil society organisations to communicate with disconnected stakeholders through innovative mobile technology in local languages. With more than three billion people without internet […]
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BlogUnlocking investment in climate resilience and adaptation

Unlocking investment in climate resilience and adaptation

16th September 2021
Over the last year, we’ve spent time thinking and consulting with our government partners, climate experts, and other key stakeholders, about the role investors should play at the nexus of innovation and climate change. Despite the increasing amounts of funding directed towards climate action from governments and other investors, a lack of quality data and […]
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BlogAdvancing Open Data and Transparency

Advancing Open Data and Transparency

2nd July 2021
Last September, the international NGO Publish What You Fund – which works “to ensure that all aid and development data is transparent and available, usable and used” –  asked GIF CEO Alix Peterson Zwane to consult on possible transparency standards for Development Finance Institutions as part of their initiative to increase DFI transparency.  Our Deputy […]
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BlogTracking Impact for GIF Investments

Tracking Impact for GIF Investments

20th May 2021
GIF seeks to achieve impact by finding and funding evidence-backed innovations with the potential to transform the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people. We invest, therefore, in a wide range of innovations from bringing financial services to the poor, contributing to domestic resource mobilisation, improving livelihoods and education, and increasing access to water […]
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