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Senior Program Management, Development, and Technical Associate Oliver Ellis
Oliver Ellis is a Senior Program Management, Development, and Technical Associate at Chemonics International.
by Oliver Ellis
Why Building Strong Local Finance Skills and Systems is Key to Making Good on the Glasgow Climate Pact
From reversing deforestation to phasing out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, COP26’s commitments unlocked new pathways for the development community to spur climate action. However, the success of these financial and policy commitments depends on climate-vulnerable countries’ ability to attract and deploy climate finance effectively. Underdeveloped fund management systems and limited financial expertise are common roadblocks…