Discussion document prepared for the Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) Global Forum held in Paris in March 2013.
This paper conducts a case study focused on the state of the tracking of public and private climate-related inflows to South Africa. It investigates South Africa's strategy on climate finance (tracking) and describes South Africa's project-based approach to tracking. It also explores what data on public (domestic and foreign) and private climate finance inflows are available in South Africa and how information is collected. It also highlights the challenges with regards to tracking climate finance in South Africa and formulates recommendations.