Climate Finance Readiness Programme

The Climate Finance Readiness programme (CF Ready) supports partner countries in accessing international funds and making effective use of climate finance. CF Ready does not provide countries with direct funding, but rather supports them in accessing financial resources through the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and other climate funds and their identifying the best use for the financial resources.

Support provider 
KfW Development Bank, GIZ, USAID, and the Ministry for Environment of the Czech Republic
Purpose of support 
Creating enabling environments and building institutional capacity
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As a global project, the CF Ready programme provides long-term support in twelve selected countries and in the Caribbean region. The measures to be carried out are agreed with the partner country, depending on the specific challenges they face.

To view methods and instruments in the Climate Finance Readiness Programme, and to access help, visit this website. For more information, please email the CF-Ready Team:

Climate objective 
Sectors and themes 
Agriculture, Ecosystem adaptation, Education, Energy efficiency, Industry and Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Rural, Transportation, Urban, Waste management, Oceans and Coastal Resources, Disaster risk reduction, Health, Gender, Jobs and Livelihoods, Poverty, Water
Type of support provider 
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level, Public entity at the sub-national level, Public entity at the regional level
Fund size 

GIZ: EUR 15.1 million (2012-2018)

Trustee or administrator 
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Contact information
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