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Mobilising private-sector investment to mitigate climate change in Africa

Looking at the the role of the private sector in finance instruments for climate mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Perspectives has elaborated a discussion brief reflecting on the role of the private sector in finance instruments for climate mitigation in Sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on those instruments backed by the UNFCCC and one national-level South African programme, which provides an illustration of the increasingly important interaction between multilateral and national support mechanisms. It raises issues that may inform broader discussions about how to devise policy levers that can be effective in spurring private-sector climate finance mobilisation.