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- DocumentUnited Nations Development Policy and Analysis Division, 2012The World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) 2012 focuses on innovative ways to finance sustainable development. It notes that while the need for aid remains high, many donors have cut back on development assistance due to difficult financial times. The report highlights that the potential for innovative development finance is particularly high in the area of fighting climate change.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012The Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF) is designed as a National Climate (Trust) Fund (NCF), which aims to develop innovative ways to link international finance sources with national investment strategies.Document2011The paper focuses on the public financing component of climate change actions, but also acknowledges the role played by communities, civil society, the private sector and international support. The objective of the study has been to develop an appropriate methodology and then conduct an exploratory Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CPEIR), at both the national and local level.DocumentWWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2011This document is an outcome of a high-level workshop on innovative finance for tropical forests, specifically focusing on the development and introduction of forest bonds.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2009The ‘Economics of Climate Change in Rwanda’, funded by DFID and undertaken by the Stockholm Environment Institute together with local partners, has assessed the impacts and economics costs of climate change, the costs and benefits of adaptation and pathways of low carbon growth for Rwanda. This report is set out as follows: Chapter 1 presents the introduction.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2010The document seeks to identify effective investment strategies in reducing the vulnerability of major crops for the Ecuadorian economy, the same as are set in the Basic Food Basket, so that the country can, on one hand, reduce risks and, on the other, invest efficiently in sustainable development.DocumentOslo Climate and Forest Conference, 2010This paper presents a synthesis of results from a survey on countries and international bodies on their current REDD+ financing and implementing arrangements. It reports that REDD+ activities which have received financing support include: planning and consultation; capacity building; implementation of REDD+ activities and strategies; and result-based payments for emissions reduction.DocumentGermanwatch, 2012This report presents the outcomes of the 16th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) held in 2011. The report highlights the accreditation of two new National Implementation Entities (NIEs) as a key decision adopted by the AFB.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2008This briefing aims to stimulate debate on the relevant principles and mechanisms for effective adaptation delivery. It highlights the context of the debate noting that funding must increase significantly to match the needs of developing countries. Therefore, negotiators must decide on appropriate principles and mechanisms to maximise the viability and effectiveness of adaptation activities.DocumentOverseas Development Institute [ES], 2010This policy brief outlines the challenges identified in rolling out the direct access mechanism for the Adaptation Fund (AF). Direct access refers to a new approach to fund distribution that bypasses the multilateral institutions that have traditionally acted as facilitators in order to increase recipient countries' ownership and accountability.