This study summarises the important progress South Africa has made in developing its policy and institutional architecture in response to climate change through the lens of multi-level governance and multi-stakeholder climate action

The Vertical Integration and Learning for Low-Emission Development in Africa and  Southeast Asia (V-LED) project is implemented between 2015 and 2019 in Kenya, Philippines, South Africa and Vietnam. It is led by adelphi in partnership with the Institute for Law and Environmental Governance (ILEG), UN-Habitat, OneWorld Sustainable Investments and Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA).

The project and this publication are supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of its International Climate Initiative.

Petrie, Belynda; Peta Wolpe; Yachika Reddy; Paola Adriázola; Michael Gerhard;Tucker Landesman; Lisa Strauch and Anais Marie 2018: Multi-level climate governance in South Africa. Catalysing finance for local climate action. Berlin/ Cape Town: OneWorld, Sustainable Energy Africa, adelphi..