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Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas

El Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas de la Universidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo (IISEC-UCB) es un centro de excelencia en la investigación social y económica.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Mini-grids

This nexus brief focuses on rural electrification through mini-grids and their importance for the nexus of sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and climate change. 

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Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level.

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Nubian Vault Association

AVN disseminates a low-carbon, energy-efficient building alternative in West Africa, the Nubian Vault (NV).

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10 key reports for the CC&E Network in 2016

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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National Central University

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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INSIDE STORY: Renewable energy solutions for Punjab’s industrial sector – Evaluating the NAMA approach in Sialkot City, Pakistan

This project assessed a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) as a policy tool to provide renewable energy to the industrial sector in Sialkot, Pakistan.

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LEDS in Practice: Use trade policy

This paper looks at how shifting to a low emission future offers opportunities for trade, which in turn contributes to growth and development.

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United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology

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Migration, development and climate change in North Africa

This paper looks at the current state of migration in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, the risks, opportunities and strategies migration offers, and its nexus with development and climate change.

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The Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) Planning Framework

The CRGG Framework provides a systematic, but flexible approach to combining adaptation and economic development planning to produce climate resilient green growth plans that address multiple goals.

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Total S.A.

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company.

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GOPA Consultants

GOPA is an independent private consultant company with activities around the globe.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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Mali Folkecenter

Mali-Folkecenter's mission is to promote the sustainable management of natural resources and the use of these resources to catalyse local economic growth & sustainable development by working in

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Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy

Based in Boston, MA, the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) is a non-profit applied research and development laboratory.

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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.

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Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges.

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Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), founded in 1944, is a world renowned center for quality education dedicated to promoting Brazil's economic and social development.

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Indian Institute of Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

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MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

A schoolgirl in Fiji. © Andrew Sheehy/Portraits of Resilience/MSV.

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MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being,...

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Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

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This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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