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Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: the role of insurance in risk management: the case of ColombiaBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2016Insurance 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.DocumentInternational Finance Corporation, 2016As 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.Document
Disaster risk finance as a tool for development: a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics ProjectWorld Bank Publications, 2016Disaster 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.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015Weather-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.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2015Unplanned 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.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015The 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.DocumentChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2011Climate 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.DocumentChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2007The 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.OrganisationThe 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 pracDocumentBBVA Research, 2011Move 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.