Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change Finance, Climate change, Finance policy

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    Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: the role of insurance in risk management: the case of Colombia

    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2016
    Insurance can potentially play an important role in climate change adaptation for rural households in developing countries as part of the overall climate change adaptation strategy. However, agricultural insurance markets have many market failure s that inhibit their full development.
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    Climate-smart investment potential in Latin America: a trillion dollar opportunity

    International Finance Corporation, 2016
    As a result of the successful United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in December 2015, the international community has committed to limit the level of global warming at or below 2° Celsius.
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    Disaster risk finance as a tool for development: a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics Project

    World Bank Publications, 2016
    Disaster risk finance aims to increase the resilience of vulnerable countries to the financial impact of disasters as part of a comprehensive approach to disaster risk management.
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    Smallholder access to weather securities: demand and impact on production decisions

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
    Weather-based insurance products insure farmers against production risks on the basis of a weather index that is highly correlated to local yields. Indemnifications are triggered by prespecified patterns of the index, as opposed to actual yields. This eliminates the requirement of on-field assessments for indemnification, thereby lowering administrative costs and time.
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    Why all development finance should be risk-informed

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    Unplanned development creates higher levels of disaster risk, which threatens efforts to eliminate poverty and boost shared prosperity. All development planning should therefore integrate appropriate disaster resilience measures. In addition, investing in disaster risk management (DRM) yields multiple benefits.
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    A baseline assessment of climate finance

    Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines 'climate finance' to include local, national or transnational financing for purposes of addressing the impacts of climate change and supporting climate-smart development. These funds may be drawn from the public sector, private sector or hybrids between the two.
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    Taxation reform for promoting low carbon green growth in China

    Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2011
    Climate change, ecosystem degradation, desertification, deforestation, the impacts of pollution on human health, the growing resource scarcity, as well as concerns about food, energy and water security are current challenges facing China.
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    Empirical experiences of green national accounting in China

    Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2007
    The severity of the environmental problem in China is not only reflected by the increasing amount of pollution, the widening range of ecological destructionand the striking conflict between supply and demand of resources, but also represented by the interaction among resources, environment and social economic development.
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    Geneva International Finance Dialogues

    The Geneva International Finance Dialogues aim to enhance the scale, quality and timeliness of green finance through policy dialogues based on shared ambitions, experiences, and innovative and prac
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    On the wings of eagles: the next emerging giants take flight

    BBVA Research, 2011
    Move over BRICS, Next 11 and CIVETS: The EAGLEs have landed. A new formulation by BBVA research, which conducts economic analyses for the international banking group, reveals a special group of markets that it feels deserves closer investor attention. The author refers to these countries as EAGLEs, which stands for Emerging and Growth-Leading Economies.