adelphi research gemeinnützige GmbH

adelphi is a leading think tank for policy analysis and strategy consulting. We offer creative solutions and services on global environment and development challenges for policy, business and civil society communities.

Our projects contribute to sustaining natural life systems and fostering sustainable enterprises. adelphi´s clients include international organisations, governments, public institutions, corporations and associations. We bring together scientific and technical expertise with analytical and strategic competence, practical application and constructive problem solving. Our integrated approach combines research, consulting and dialogue on six main topic areas. International and interdisciplinary project teams contribute worldwide to a common future – working in different cultures and languages.

In the last ten years adelphi realised more than 400 projects for 100 clients, offering professional and strategic support to crucial environment and development policies and processes. Sustainability is the foundation and leitmotiv of our internal and external conduct. All our activities are climate-neutral and we apply a certified environmental management system.

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Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

Steering International Adaptation Finance Towards the Local Level

In this paper, adelphi's team of experts analyses key challenges and potential solutions for channelling money from the international to the local level in order to improve adaptation finance.

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Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

With regard to climate change adaptation, SMEs in emerging economies face significant financing challenges. Here, adelphi presents 6 innovative bottom-up approaches from India, Thailand and Uganda.

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The Roles of the Private Sector in Climate Change Adaptation

This introduction shows how the private sector can advance adaptation. Actors can adapt to climate change, finance climate adaptation of others and support others through products and services.

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Understanding and increasing finance for climate adaptation in developing countries

This report explores the current state of finance for climate adaptation and proposes practical, near term solutions to both fill in knowledge gaps and to increase investment.

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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate

This report examines the links between climate-fragility risks and non-state armed groups. It draws on four case studies in the Lake Chad region, Syria, Afghanistan and Guatemala.

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Water and Climate Diplomacy

Climate change will impact water flows, including in unstable regions. adelphi sheds light on how the international community can best combine climate and water diplomacy to tackle the challenges.

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