The Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG) is the implementing partner in Kenya. ILEG is an independent, non-profit public interest law and policy organisation seeking to transform the way governments make decisions that affect the environment and natural resources on which livelihoods depend.
Kenya’s County Climate Change Funds are an innovative governance mechanism that aims to channel climate finance to the local level and increase public participation. Ormoc City in the Philippines is leveraging climate finance by building strong partnerships. The Kenya and the Philippine Real Practice Studies are the first two in a series of four studies that provide practical knowledge about multi-level climate governance and collaborative action.
As the urgent response to COVID-19 is unfolding and climate impacts continue to affect cities and counties, local institutions will need to build a resilient future responding to both these challenges. Participants learn directly from local and national policymakers and their allies about common obstacles and success strategies for implementing local climate projects and access finance.