Africa Sustainability Centre (ASCENT)

Think Sustainability, Foster a Mindset for Development, Create Progress & Share Knowledge

The Africa Sustainability Centre is a leading partner in innovative sustainable solutions. In the last five years, ASCENT has taken a central role in transforming the way climate finance and climate change is viewed and approached in Africa.

ASCENT is actively involved in building the capacity of implementing agencies and countries to build strong relevant project pipelines focusing on maximizing climate interventions (both adaptation and mitigation) while ensuring local ownership by demonstration and in practice.

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Call for Expressions of Interest – Scaling and Supporting Innovative Finance for Resilience

The call will identify and nurture a pipeline of novel, viable and fundable financial mechanisms in Fragile and Conflict-Prone Regions.

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Reflections on 2020: The Global Resilience Partnership

Highlights of GRP’s accomplishments that are only possible thanks to our Partners' combined efforts.

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Job Opportunity: Research Assistant

The Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) is looking for a research assistant to contribute to the Seeds of Good Anthropocene (SOGA) project.

Applications Now Open for the Race to Zero Youth Fellowship

If you are under 30 and want to contribute to ambitious work on climate action, apply for the Youth Fellowship.

The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) to Issue Call for ‘Bankable’ Climate Projects

Through DFCD, WWF is looking to help fellow impact makers seeking finance for bankable nature solutions.