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3 tools to unlock finance for land-use mitigation and adaptation - climate adaptation.

Three tools to unlock finance for land-use mitigation and adaptation

Governments and their partners can use these tools to identify efficient and effective land use mitigation and adaptation strategies and financial instruments, and encourage policy coordination.

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Climate Policy Initiative

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) works to improve the most important energy and land use policies around the world, with a particular focus on finance.

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The Adaptation without Borders Index of exposure

Applying a new conceptual framework, SEI has developed the Adaptation without Borders Index of Exposure (or AwB Index, for short).

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Climate Technology Initiative - Private Financing Advisory Network

The CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) identifies promising clean energy projects at an early stage and provides mentoring for development of a business plan, investment pitch, and

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Is Nepal ready to receive the climate finance it requires?

The UNFCCC states that national responses to climate change should be guided by the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" between member countries based on their historical...

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Climate and Development Outlook for Rwanda

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CDKN’s 8th Climate and Development Outlook takes a geographically focused look at climate compatible development in Rwanda. For several years now, the Government of Rwanda has...

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Climate Adaptation in the Boardroom

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Climate adaptation is recognised by many of the world’s largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention. The World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risks...

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Adaptation and development funding in Isiolo county

A pilot 'climate adaptation fund' has been designed to support community prioritised adaptation investments. The project is testing a structure for 'bottom-up' adaptation and development...

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Multilateral adaptation finance

Abstact

This paper analyzes potential criteria to allocate international funding for adaptation to climate change, as a response to one of the main governance challenges of international...

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Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

Direct access to the Adaptation Fund: Lessons from accrediting NIEs in Jamaica and Senegal

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Equity and cost-effectiveness of multilateral adaptation finance

A CIS discussion paper, published in Spring 2012 addresses two main questions:

1) Can multilateral adaptation finance both address equity and cost-effectiveness simultaneously? ...

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AdaptCap India

AdaptCap Project in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

India has a 7,500 km long, densely populated coast line, which is vulnerable to coastal floods, erosion and cyclones. The...

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Adaptation funding for cities

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Adaptation funding is insufficient and needs a new angleIf consensus can be reached about anything these days, it is that funding for...
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Gapi - Sociedade de Investimento

GAPI is a financial institution created in 1990 aiming to contribute to social and economic development of Mozambique, with special relevance in the rural areas, by means of promoting the business

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BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

UKCIP BACLIAT

BACLIAT vulnerability assessment

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Scaling up microinsurance

Sustainability of Microinsurance schemes

The nature of microinsurance raises questions as to the sustainability of the schemes currently on offer. By their nature microinsurance premiums...

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Microinsurance

Introduction

Microinsurance, like traditional insurance, is a risk-sharing mechanism in which premiums are paid by all members of the insurance scheme, and this pool of premiums is used to...

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Examples of Index-based microinsurance schemes

Index-based insurance for livestock in Mongolia

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Livestock herding plays a very important role in Mongolia, contributing to 87% of...

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Examples of conventional microinsurance schemes

The most common type of conventional microinsurance offered is Health insurance, however property and accident insurance is also offered by some providers.

Yeshavini Trust, India: Health...
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Content of the communication: risk

We now need to give some thought to the content of the messages about climate risks that we wish to communicate. This is where we face the challenge of conveying meaning between people with...

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World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...

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National Development Plans and Priorities in the context of Climate Change

Climate change is a priority...

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International Finance Corporation

IFC is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group and fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in the international

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