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December, 2017
This chapter presents a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities for adaptation finance as seen from the ground and is based on on-the-ground experiences and interviews with practitioners in the field. Author and ISET CEO Kenneth MacClune wrote the chapter based  experiences of climate...
November, 2017
Author: Tänzler, Dennis; Cochu, Annica; Agster, Rainer et al.
This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three countries of South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on the partner cities of the “Cities Fit for Climate Change” (CFCC) project: eThekwini (Durban), Santiago de Chile and...
August, 2017
Author: Saon Ray, Meenu Tiwari, Amrita Goldar, Indro Ray, Sahana Roy Chowdhury, Zeba Aziz, Vidhya Unnikrishnan
Adaptation to climate risks is an emerging concern in Indian cities. The evidence generated so far suggests that business as usual is not an option for urban economic resilience in the context of a changing climate.
June, 2017
Author: Dr Russell Toth, Chris Hoy
This report from Mercy Corps presents key findings and recommendations based on a survey of 600 households in Indonesia on levels of actual and perceived vulnerability to natural disasters, and how this links to the demand for and use of financial products for coping and recovery. This...
June, 2017
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The USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Quick Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Funds is an easy to follow collection of 10 multilateral and bilateral climate funds and initiatives currently available for financing adaptation activities in developing countries. Unlike other guides that provide lengthier...
May, 2017
Author: GSMA
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are increasingly sought as partners to deliver services developed by the humanitarian sector and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the wake of natural disasters or other humanitarian emergencies. A shift towards the digitisation of aid has led to mobile...
June, 2016
Author: Dr. Julie Kim
This handbook is the culmination of the Financing Urban Infrastructure Initiative launched by the New Cities Foundation (NCF) in early 2015. The primary aim of the Initiative is to address critical infrastructure financing (and funding) issues and challenges facing cities today as they undergo...
June, 2016
Author: Acclimatise, IIED, ICCCAD
This policy brief by Acclimatise, IIED and ICCCAD and with CDKN’s support examines the role of the private sector in climate compatible development (CCD) in Bangladesh. It is estimated that if prompt action is not taken at a global scale, the costs of climate change to Bangladesh could...
September, 2015
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Through the Climate Investment Funds initiative, ADB is participating in 19 investment plans for 17 developing members, a regional investment plan for the Pacific (PPCR) and regional programs under the Clean Technology Fund Dedicated Private Sector Program, as well as other projects in Cambodia...
August, 2015
Author: Sam Bernard
This paper reviews the approaches taken by multilateral climate funds in the period 2010-2014 to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing country cities. It identifies US$842 million in approved climate finance for explicitly urban projects, which equates to just over...