This report explores the role of a just transition the Global South. It summarises insights from local partners in Argentina, Bangladesh, Colombia, Indonesia, Ghana, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, and Vietnam.

The report finds:

  • Funders can play a critical role in creating dialogue about just transitions by helping to break down barriers.
  • There is a need to broaden climate finance to target support at helping affected regions and communities to manage the socio-economic impacts of transition.
  • Financing initiatives to close data gaps of national and local governments can improve just transition-aligned policy planning.

It also summarises what makes a just transition challenging in developing countries. This includes a large share of informal workers, limited energy access and missing social safety nets.

To find out more about just transitions in the Global South, visit the project page.