Colombia's National Climate Finance Strategy
Goal: to develop a guiding document targeted to the national and local governments regarding goals, strategies and arrangements to mobilize financial resources to cover the country's needs for mitigation and adaptation
Duration: 10 months
Users: Colombian national and local governments, private sector, financial sector, consultants, Climate Development Knowledge Network
Methods: design thinking, co-creation workshops, semi-structured interviews, multi-stakeholder dialogues
Results: the final document was approved by the Climate Finance Committee at the end of 2017 and it is the guide for their activities
Tropical Forest Conservation Agreement 2nd Investment Strategy
Goal: To identify the investment priorities for the Tropical Forest Conservation Agreement Trust fund for the period 2011-2015
Duration: 7 months
Participants: Local communities in three geographic areas, the Colombian national government, The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International, the World Wildlife Fund, and the U.S. Agency for International Aid
Methods: in-context interviews, non-participant observation, survey
Insights: projects funded should contribute not only to forest conservation but capacity bulding and local institutional development. Women and children have a critical role in such processes.
Results: based on my research a strategy document was developed, discussed and approved, setting conservation goals, strategic actions, and investment guidelins for USD 3 million.