With increasing industrialization, urbanization and growing concerns over rapidly rising greenhouse emissions, Turkey’s already energy-intensive economy presents one of the greatest challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy investments such as those from the CTF in the region.
The Asian Development Bank is teaming up with the CTF and Philippine Department of Energy to fund a Philippine government-initiated pilot program placing electric tricycle taxis on the streets of Manila. The goal is to meet growing transportation demands in a cost-conscious and environmentally responsible way.
Internationally renowned climate scientists visit the Pyanj River Basin in Tajikistan as part of a PPCR-funded pilot program which puts climate change issues at the heart of development planning.
PPCR-funded work aimed at preparing for, addressing extreme weather and climate change in Nepal and Bangladesh.
The CIF supports clean energy in northern Africa through the Ouarzazate concentrated solar power plant in Morocco, which receives $197 million in financing from the Clean Technology Fund.