28 min

Understanding the Climate Finance Accelerator South Africa Future Cities Africa podcast

    • Technology

The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) directly responds to the urgency and scale of the climate crisis by supporting highly promising climate projects to become more bankable and appealing to investors, so that they can secure funding more readily. The CFA is part of the UK Government’s efforts to help South Africa tackle climate change and support a just transition.
This episode is presented in partnership with GreenCape, in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
Read the CFA press release here

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Guests in this conversation: Ian Callaghan, Originator of the Climate Finance Accelerator, Mike Mulcahy, Chief Executive Officer of GreenCape and John Gibss, Infrastructure Finance Advisor to the Climate Finance Accelerator. What the CFA is, how it came about and what it will do. Why is it so hard for low carbon projects to find suitable investments. How the CFA understands the climate finance landscape in each country it operates in (Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Turkey). How GreenCape reacted when they heard about the CFA and how it can help in South Africa.  The kinds of projects that are applying to be part of the CFA, and what kind of needs they have. The next steps for the South African CFA projects that have been identified. Major challenges standing in the way of the success of the CFA and how each show guest would solve it if they had a magic wand. All episodes: https://futurecitiesafrica.com/all-future-cities-africa-podcasts.php

The Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) directly responds to the urgency and scale of the climate crisis by supporting highly promising climate projects to become more bankable and appealing to investors, so that they can secure funding more readily. The CFA is part of the UK Government’s efforts to help South Africa tackle climate change and support a just transition.
This episode is presented in partnership with GreenCape, in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
Read the CFA press release here

Listen or watch to understand:
Guests in this conversation: Ian Callaghan, Originator of the Climate Finance Accelerator, Mike Mulcahy, Chief Executive Officer of GreenCape and John Gibss, Infrastructure Finance Advisor to the Climate Finance Accelerator. What the CFA is, how it came about and what it will do. Why is it so hard for low carbon projects to find suitable investments. How the CFA understands the climate finance landscape in each country it operates in (Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Turkey). How GreenCape reacted when they heard about the CFA and how it can help in South Africa.  The kinds of projects that are applying to be part of the CFA, and what kind of needs they have. The next steps for the South African CFA projects that have been identified. Major challenges standing in the way of the success of the CFA and how each show guest would solve it if they had a magic wand. All episodes: https://futurecitiesafrica.com/all-future-cities-africa-podcasts.php

28 min

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