Rationale behind CFKP:
With the intention to fill the existing knowledge gap on Climate Finance, NABARD and GIZ recognized the need for scaling up capacity development initiatives on Climate Finance in India. NABARD took the lead in establishing the Centre for Climate Change at Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD), Lucknow, India. The centre is supported by Indo - German Cooperation Project on Centre of Excellence on Climate Finance coordinated by GIZ, Germany.
As part of the project, the Centre for Climate Change has developed a one-stop web-based platform Climate Finance Knowledge Portal (CFKP), that provides space for accessing knowledge products and facilitating dialogue on Climate Finance.
What does CFKP encompass?
The CFKP provides following unique capabilities:
- Explore sector, content , resource or document type filtered knowledge products in Knowledge Repository section of the portal.
- Access sector-specific discussion forums to gain insights on the current discussions and fill knowledge gaps.
- Interactive queries and full-text search make finding the information you need quick and easy.
- Access climate finance related information on recent and upcoming global events; e-learning links of reputed organizations & trainings being organized at BIRD.
To whom will CFKP help?
- Financing Institutions
- Government Department
- Farmer Producer Organizations
- Panchayati Raj Institutions
- Civil Society Organizations
- Multilateral & Bilateral Organizations
- Private Sector
- Scientific & Technical Institutions
- Students & General Users
How will CFKP help the users?
- Learn about climate finance and climate finance related information at the global, regional, and country level.
- Enhance knowledge on climate change action & climate finance related topics, including exposure, vulnerability, sectoral impacts, and funding options.
- Fill knowledge gaps by exchanging knowledge on discussion forum; and gain information on various e-learning courses.
The CFKP team acknowledges the contribution from NABARD, BIRD and GIZ.