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Howden Group Partners With UNCDF to Build Climate Resilience for Vulnerable Communities in Fiji

The UN Capital Development Fund is pleased to announce international insurance group, Howden, as a new addition to its long list of private sector partners helping fight climate change in the Pacific.


Igniting SDG Progress Through Digital Financial Inclusion

This edition of SDG Progress provides extensive evidence-based examples of the benefits of digital financial services for the 13 relevant Sustainable Development Goals with a stronger focus on women and climate change.


Digital Financial Literacy via E-commerce: Implications for Bangladesh, Especially for Women in Business

This paper explores and evaluates the best ways to reach the less digitally and financially literate segments of the community in Bangladesh, especially women, to ensure that ultimately no one is left behind.


EU, UN and France Boost Access to Climate Finance for Local Governments in the Southern Mediterranean Region

The "Advancing Climate Adaptation in the Southern Mediterranean" program aims to increase climate and environment resilience in the Southern Mediterranean countries.


ITC, UN Capital Development Fund Partner to Unlock Financing for Women, Youth and Small Businesses

The organizations will work together to unlock finance for MSMEs to help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Scaling up Access to Finance in Kigoma, Tanzania

This study shares lessons learned in building financial and digital capability while introducing agricultural technology interventions to savings groups through the UN Kigoma Joint Program.


UNCDF Launches Capital Pathways Platform to Bridge the Finance Gap for Frontier Markets of Today & Tomorrow

The platform is intended to scale pathways to capital in support of sustainable finance, specifically for the world’s frontier markets of today and the growth markets of tomorrow.


New Parametric Microinsurance Products Launched to Cushion Impact of Climate Change in Fiji

Both products offer combined insurance cover against heavy wind and rainfall and are designed to offer immediate financial support after extreme weather events.


New Climate Finance and Energy Innovation Hub to Accelerate Access to Clean and Affordable Energy Throughout the Global South

Designed as a global end-to-end policy and finance platform, the Hub will harness the power of financial innovation to ensure maximum leverage. 


UNCDF Collaborates With IBM on Digital Futures to Address Digital Skills Gap

The global collaboration will feature IBM SkillsBuild to deliver digital learning to women and youth.