The International Climate Fund is a five-year (2011-2016), £3.87 billion fund managed jointly by the Department for International Development (DFID), Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). It is a central part of the UK’s climate change response. Its goal is to support international poverty reduction by helping developing countries to adapt to the impacts of climate change, take up low-carbon growth and tackle deforestation.
This review assesses emerging impacts and whether the ICF is likely to succeed in catalysing global action. As a result of our findings, we have given a rating of Green-Amber.